Financial news on September 24, 2009

Business and Financial news
Family-Run Amusement Parks Surviving a Downturn

Park owners say that the weather, not the economy, affected their fortunes this summer. Read more..

By ROBERT STRAUSS - The New York Times

Timothy P. Knight, Publisher of Newsday, Quits

The last five years at the Long Island-based newspaper have included a circulation scandal, downsizing and changes in ownership. Read more..

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 17,06 17,17 16,34 16,58 123M
Microsoft MSFT 25,92 26,11 25,66 25,94 56.3M
Intel INTC 19,90 20,00 19,45 19,54 52.4M
Pfizer PFE 16,40 16,51 16,29 16,44 51.8M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 28,90 29,19 27,92 28,45 46.7M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 45,21 45,80 44,26 44,37 42.2M
Cisco Systems CSCO 22,84 22,99 22,46 22,65 39M
AT&T Inc. T 27,34 27,50 26,91 27,03 28.7M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 21,16 21,35 21,06 21,17 28.4M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 46,29 47,02 46,01 46,94 24.7M
Comcast CMCSA 16,93 16,98 16,56 16,72 23.3M
ExxonMobil XOM 69,00 69,36 68,35 68,93 21.6M
Altria MO 17,77 17,80 17,47 17,50 21.4M
Verizon Communications VZ 30,09 30,27 30,02 30,15 20.7M
Apple AAPL 187,20 187,70 182,77 183,82 19.7M
ConocoPhillips COP 45,87 45,93 44,80 45,06 15.4M
Merck MRK 31,23 31,40 30,80 31,01 15.4M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 26,73 27,04 25,98 26,03 14M
Procter & Gamble PG 57,38 57,97 57,30 57,84 13.6M
HP Inc. HPQ 47,04 47,48 46,51 46,87 13.3M
Coca-Cola KO 52,58 53,14 52,23 52,34 12.1M
Home Depot HD 27,52 27,54 26,89 27,04 12M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 28,13 28,32 27,65 27,97 12M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 50,66 50,84 50,34 50,70 11.9M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 22,32 22,50 22,29 22,43 10.1M
Chevron CVX 71,30 71,60 70,16 70,71 10M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 60,89 61,00 60,59 60,72 9.29M
McDonald's MCD 55,68 56,39 55,54 56,12 9.27M
Schlumberger SLB 60,34 60,49 58,63 59,16 6.91M
Pepsico PEP 58,57 58,82 58,24 58,54 6.16M
Amgen AMGN 60,49 61,22 60,34 60,78 6.1M
Gilead Sciences GILD 45,77 46,33 45,50 46,00 5.71M
International Business Machines IBM 120,69 121,65 120,40 120,94 5.43M
Boeing BA 52,23 52,52 51,52 51,79 5.35M
Amazon AMZN 92,00 92,71 90,77 92,11 5.08M
Alphabet GOOGL 500,47 501,41 493,00 496,77 5.05M
United Technologies UTX 62,93 63,00 62,01 62,34 4.7M
Visa V 73,39 73,91 72,25 73,53 4.01M
Union Pacific UNP 60,84 61,41 60,00 60,68 3.23M
3M MMM 74,65 75,24 73,63 74,10 3.11M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3356,00 3365,00 3301,00 3311,00 25K
Exchange Rates of September 24, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 91,250 JPY 1 JPY = 0,011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,089 CAD 1 CAD = 0,918 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,029 CHF 1 CHF = 0,972 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6,827 CNY 1 CNY = 0,146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 133,780 JPY 1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,913 GBP 1 GBP = 1,096 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,694 AUD 1 AUD = 0,590 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,596 CAD 1 CAD = 0,627 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,509 CHF 1 CHF = 0,663 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 10,011 CNY 1 CNY = 0,100 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,682 GBP 1 GBP = 1,466 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,265 AUD 1 AUD = 0,790 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,193 CAD 1 CAD = 0,838 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,128 CHF 1 CHF = 0,887 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,855 AUD 1 AUD = 0,539 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1,748 CAD 1 CAD = 0,572 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1,653 CHF 1 CHF = 0,605 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10,957 CNY 1 CNY = 0,091 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,942 CAD 1 CAD = 1,062 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,891 CHF 1 CHF = 1,123 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5,909 CNY 1 CNY = 0,169 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0,945 CHF 1 CHF = 1,058 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6,270 CNY 1 CNY = 0,159 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6,626 CNY 1 CNY = 0,151 CHF

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