Financial news on May 19, 2006

Business and Financial news
India, Known for Outsourcing, Expands in Industry

As global manufacturers seek new places to plant their flags, India is seeing early stirrings of an industrial renaissance. Read more..

By ANAND GIRIDHARADAS - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC18.0018.4817.9418.36189M
MicrosoftMSFT22.7922.9022.5222.56100M
Cisco SystemsCSCO20.4020.9420.3220.8777M
Oracle Corp.ORCL13.6113.9313.5613.7046.4M
AppleAAPL63.2664.8862.8264.5135.2M
PfizerPFE24.0024.1023.6023.8234.6M
General ElectricGE34.2334.5033.9534.1630M
ExxonMobilXOM59.9061.0459.5060.4526.7M
AlphabetGOOGL373.28374.50360.57370.0222.8M
AT&T Inc.T25.0025.4524.8725.2821.7M
HP Inc.HPQ32.4932.8731.2932.0219.9M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ30.5531.4230.5130.9019.4M
Procter & GamblePG54.9955.0053.7554.1516.3M
ConocoPhillipsCOP62.4463.5261.1562.7215.7M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH45.3345.4044.2044.4215.5M
SchlumbergerSLB64.3965.3562.5364.6014.3M
MerckMRK35.2035.2534.1334.4214.2M
ComcastCMCSA31.4731.6931.1831.5614.1M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS29.7030.4029.6330.1514.1M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM42.9043.0542.5042.7513.4M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ60.1160.2459.6359.9013.2M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT42.2542.2541.1341.8213.2M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT47.4547.4846.8947.3213M
Home DepotHD38.5939.1238.5338.9412M
ChevronCVX58.7159.3057.4358.4711.4M
AmgenAMGN67.3067.9866.9267.6911.2M
AmazonAMZN32.6634.0032.0333.949.82M
AltriaMO70.6071.4970.0971.008.7M
Coca-ColaKO43.7443.7543.2743.658.01M
Gilead SciencesGILD53.7055.0052.5554.947.03M
International Business MachinesIBM80.8781.0079.5180.287.02M
McDonald'sMCD34.6534.7233.9734.156.25M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC65.7166.4465.7166.065.96M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY24.2724.2723.8624.175.64M
PepsicoPEP58.6958.9158.1058.605.63M
BoeingBA83.0085.3082.0684.615.58M
United TechnologiesUTX62.9763.1062.0862.704.12M
3MMMM84.5684.9283.7184.312.8M
Union PacificUNP91.8692.3389.8591.702.36M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3075.003095.003035.003059.0019.4K
Exchange Rates of May 19, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 111.720 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.121 CAD1 CAD = 0.892 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.216 CHF1 CHF = 0.822 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 8.018 CNY1 CNY = 0.125 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 142.670 JPY1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.680 GBP1 GBP = 1.471 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.685 AUD1 AUD = 0.593 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.431 CAD1 CAD = 0.699 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.553 CHF1 CHF = 0.644 EUR
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.478 AUD1 AUD = 0.404 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.104 CAD1 CAD = 0.475 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.284 CHF1 CHF = 0.438 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.849 CAD1 CAD = 1.178 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.921 CHF1 CHF = 1.086 AUD

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