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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
General ElectricGE17,0617,1716,3416,58123M
MicrosoftMSFT25,9226,1125,6625,9456.3M
IntelINTC19,9020,0019,4519,5452.4M
PfizerPFE16,4016,5116,2916,4451.8M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC28,9029,1927,9228,4546.7M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM45,2145,8044,2644,3742.2M
Cisco SystemsCSCO22,8422,9922,4622,6539M
AT&T Inc.T27,3427,5026,9127,0328.7M
Oracle Corp.ORCL21,1621,3521,0621,1728.4M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT46,2947,0246,0146,9424.7M
ComcastCMCSA16,9316,9816,5616,7223.3M
ExxonMobilXOM69,0069,3668,3568,9321.6M
AltriaMO17,7717,8017,4717,5021.4M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ30,0930,2730,0230,1520.7M
AppleAAPL187,20187,70182,77183,8219.7M
ConocoPhillipsCOP45,8745,9344,8045,0615.4M
MerckMRK31,2331,4030,8031,0115.4M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH26,7327,0425,9826,0314M
Procter & GamblePG57,3857,9757,3057,8413.6M
HP Inc.HPQ47,0447,4846,5146,8713.3M
Coca-ColaKO52,5853,1452,2352,3412.1M
Home DepotHD27,5227,5426,8927,0412M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS28,1328,3227,6527,9712M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT50,6650,8450,3450,7011.9M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY22,3222,5022,2922,4310.1M
ChevronCVX71,3071,6070,1670,7110M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ60,8961,0060,5960,729.29M
McDonald'sMCD55,6856,3955,5456,129.27M
SchlumbergerSLB60,3460,4958,6359,166.91M
PepsicoPEP58,5758,8258,2458,546.16M
AmgenAMGN60,4961,2260,3460,786.1M
Gilead SciencesGILD45,7746,3345,5046,005.71M
International Business MachinesIBM120,69121,65120,40120,945.43M
BoeingBA52,2352,5251,5251,795.35M
AmazonAMZN92,0092,7190,7792,115.08M
AlphabetGOOGL500,47501,41493,00496,775.05M
United TechnologiesUTX62,9363,0062,0162,344.7M
VisaV73,3973,9172,2573,534.01M
Union PacificUNP60,8461,4160,0060,683.23M
3MMMM74,6575,2473,6374,103.11M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3356,003365,003301,003311,0025K
Exchange Rates of September 24, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 91,250 JPY1 JPY = 0,011 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,089 CAD1 CAD = 0,918 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,029 CHF1 CHF = 0,972 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,827 CNY1 CNY = 0,146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 133,780 JPY1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,913 GBP1 GBP = 1,096 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,694 AUD1 AUD = 0,590 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,596 CAD1 CAD = 0,627 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,509 CHF1 CHF = 0,663 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 10,011 CNY1 CNY = 0,100 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,682 GBP1 GBP = 1,466 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,265 AUD1 AUD = 0,790 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1,193 CAD1 CAD = 0,838 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,128 CHF1 CHF = 0,887 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1,855 AUD1 AUD = 0,539 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,748 CAD1 CAD = 0,572 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,653 CHF1 CHF = 0,605 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 10,957 CNY1 CNY = 0,091 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,942 CAD1 CAD = 1,062 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,891 CHF1 CHF = 1,123 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5,909 CNY1 CNY = 0,169 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,945 CHF1 CHF = 1,058 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6,270 CNY1 CNY = 0,159 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,626 CNY1 CNY = 0,151 CHF

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