Financial news on September 24, 2008

Business and Financial news
Buffett Invests in Goldman

Warren Buffett said his Berkshire Hathaway would buy $5 billion in preferred shares of Goldman Sachs, heartening investors. Read more..

Erik Olsen - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
MicrosoftMSFT25,5826,0925,4625,7280.3M
IntelINTC18,7719,0218,5218,7067.9M
General ElectricGE25,0825,0823,8124,5960.7M
Cisco SystemsCSCO22,8223,2122,5822,8043.1M
PfizerPFE18,1618,1917,7517,9939.5M
AppleAAPL127,27130,95125,15128,7137.4M
Oracle Corp.ORCL19,9020,5019,7719,9532.2M
ExxonMobilXOM77,9579,5077,0278,0327.5M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM41,5042,5040,2240,5027.2M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC35,1035,7534,0834,2726.5M
AT&T Inc.T29,0129,1728,2728,9823.6M
Home DepotHD25,5225,5724,5825,0220.7M
HP Inc.HPQ46,9647,3846,1246,7820.1M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ31,3231,4130,8031,2817.3M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT58,9059,3858,1558,9217.2M
ComcastCMCSA19,6019,6018,9919,1817M
ConocoPhillipsCOP75,3275,9173,7474,8515.7M
AltriaMO20,0320,0519,7019,8815M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT58,5559,2158,3358,8515M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS32,5932,5931,6331,7713.6M
Procter & GamblePG67,4368,8767,2168,7413.1M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ68,2569,0067,5568,1912.5M
MerckMRK30,7631,7230,7031,4711.4M
ChevronCVX85,7486,5984,8585,2311.2M
Coca-ColaKO51,0051,1049,8750,1910.9M
Gilead SciencesGILD45,1746,7744,8046,699.57M
SchlumbergerSLB87,9387,9384,9286,239.53M
PepsicoPEP70,3671,1269,5170,109.39M
AmazonAMZN72,3073,6568,9469,969.37M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY20,2120,6720,1420,619.3M
McDonald'sMCD62,0062,6560,7061,438.89M
AlphabetGOOGL430,34445,00430,11435,118.48M
AmgenAMGN57,7258,9957,3358,388.47M
International Business MachinesIBM116,93118,17114,26116,466.57M
VisaV67,0567,7265,5065,686.13M
United TechnologiesUTX59,6360,7259,1459,635.88M
3MMMM69,4170,2567,8968,575.76M
BoeingBA57,5458,8756,9357,365.48M
Union PacificUNP74,0174,2071,2071,824.97M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH26,0126,2724,9825,104.91M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B4500,004500,004400,004475,0045K
Exchange Rates of September 24, 2008
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 106,180 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,038 CAD1 CAD = 0,963 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,092 CHF1 CHF = 0,916 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,824 CNY1 CNY = 0,147 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 155,170 JPY1 JPY = 0,006 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,791 GBP1 GBP = 1,264 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,754 AUD1 AUD = 0,570 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,518 CAD1 CAD = 0,659 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,596 CHF1 CHF = 0,627 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 9,971 CNY1 CNY = 0,100 EUR
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,216 AUD1 AUD = 0,451 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,918 CAD1 CAD = 0,521 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,016 CHF1 CHF = 0,496 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 12,587 CNY1 CNY = 0,079 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,865 CAD1 CAD = 1,157 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,910 CHF1 CHF = 1,100 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5,687 CNY1 CNY = 0,176 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1,051 CHF1 CHF = 0,951 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,246 CNY1 CNY = 0,160 CHF

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