Financial news on October 21, 2005

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A Bill Advancing Digital TV Is Approved by Senate Panel

A Senate panel approved legislation on Thursday to complete the slow transition from analog to digital television by 2009. Read more..

By STEPHEN LABATON - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Pfizer PFE 22,00 22,09 20,71 21,25 99.9M
Microsoft MSFT 24,93 25,00 24,57 24,78 69.4M
Intel INTC 23,76 23,85 23,13 23,15 63.3M
Cisco Systems CSCO 17,12 17,18 16,94 17,03 58.4M
Alphabet GOOGL 345,80 346,43 333,00 339,90 45.7M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 12,21 12,38 12,18 12,26 35.8M
Apple AAPL 56,84 56,98 55,36 55,66 28.5M
ExxonMobil XOM 55,28 56,27 55,06 55,37 24.1M
AT&T Inc. T 23,00 23,25 22,90 23,00 22.9M
General Electric GE 33,95 34,07 33,65 33,73 22.5M
Verizon Communications VZ 29,43 29,71 29,30 29,52 18.1M
ConocoPhillips COP 57,50 58,70 57,22 58,15 16.6M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 34,77 35,19 34,77 35,13 15.3M
Comcast CMCSA 27,77 27,80 27,06 27,07 14.2M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 64,30 64,49 63,88 64,07 13.9M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 45,78 46,10 45,60 45,72 13.4M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 43,46 43,47 42,53 42,75 12.8M
McDonald's MCD 31,82 32,89 31,82 32,48 12M
Chevron CVX 55,77 57,60 55,50 56,30 11.9M
Amgen AMGN 74,45 74,67 73,13 73,37 11.8M
Schlumberger SLB 79,50 80,77 78,61 80,01 11.3M
Home Depot HD 39,80 40,00 39,59 39,65 10.9M
Procter & Gamble PG 55,17 55,35 54,78 54,81 10.7M
Merck MRK 26,92 27,05 26,13 26,18 9.55M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 23,10 23,39 22,90 22,98 8.88M
HP Inc. HPQ 27,55 27,94 27,26 27,57 8.59M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 21,70 21,89 21,36 21,45 8.55M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 59,60 59,88 58,91 59,16 7.68M
Altria MO 73,10 73,49 71,84 72,97 7.47M
Boeing BA 67,28 67,55 65,83 66,02 7.28M
Coca-Cola KO 42,39 42,64 41,81 41,93 6.79M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 57,21 57,82 56,51 57,14 6.07M
International Business Machines IBM 83,08 84,00 82,91 83,33 6.02M
Pepsico PEP 57,81 57,81 57,16 57,59 5.43M
Amazon AMZN 45,67 46,05 45,15 45,95 4.62M
United Technologies UTX 51,82 52,46 50,60 50,91 4.27M
Gilead Sciences GILD 45,85 45,94 45,00 45,62 4.14M
3M MMM 74,75 75,65 74,72 74,89 3.11M
Union Pacific UNP 69,86 69,87 66,89 67,11 2.82M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 2792,00 2793,00 2784,00 2789,00 14.6K
Exchange Rates of October 21, 2005
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 115,900 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,188 CAD 1 CAD = 0,842 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,292 CHF 1 CHF = 0,774 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 138,490 JPY 1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,676 GBP 1 GBP = 1,480 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,596 AUD 1 AUD = 0,626 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,420 CAD 1 CAD = 0,704 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,544 CHF 1 CHF = 0,648 EUR
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,361 AUD 1 AUD = 0,424 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,100 CAD 1 CAD = 0,476 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,284 CHF 1 CHF = 0,438 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,889 CAD 1 CAD = 1,125 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,967 CHF 1 CHF = 1,035 AUD

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