Financial news on May 25, 2006

Business and Financial news
Listen Up, Navigation System. I Know a Shortcut.

Pioneer's AVIC-Z1, an in-dash entertainment and navigation system, will learn your favorite routes and follow them. Read more..

By IVAN BERGER - The New York Times

The Check Is Not in the Mail

Insurance companies' tardiness or refusal to pay medical claims may add as much as 15 to 20 percent in overhead costs for the nation's physicians. Read more..

By MILT FREUDENHEIM - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
MicrosoftMSFT23.5723.9223.5423.7483.1M
IntelINTC17.9718.0617.7418.0568.2M
Cisco SystemsCSCO20.6120.7520.2820.5241.3M
Oracle Corp.ORCL13.7614.1113.7014.0737.2M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT48.8049.8348.6549.4525.8M
PfizerPFE23.8523.9023.6023.8523.9M
General ElectricGE34.3534.4334.0234.4220.1M
ExxonMobilXOM60.7861.9360.5261.5219.6M
ConocoPhillipsCOP62.1063.4161.4262.7517.7M
AppleAAPL64.2664.4563.2964.3316.5M
AlphabetGOOGL379.08383.00372.31382.9916.4M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH42.1042.6842.1042.4212.9M
AT&T Inc.T25.5525.7125.4025.7011.5M
MerckMRK34.0034.4434.0034.3911.3M
ChevronCVX58.4559.7458.0359.4911.1M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM42.6542.9042.3242.859.9M
SchlumbergerSLB64.2565.5563.4765.269.55M
Home DepotHD38.3638.4037.9338.409.41M
HP Inc.HPQ32.3832.5432.0332.279.34M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ60.6960.9160.1560.458.72M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS30.3030.3330.0130.158.44M
Procter & GamblePG55.1355.2854.8655.268.08M
ComcastCMCSA31.4731.9031.1931.867.79M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ30.7531.1530.7131.157.32M
AltriaMO71.9072.2571.2372.127.26M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT42.1542.5542.0042.507.24M
McDonald'sMCD33.1433.2832.8833.267.13M
Coca-ColaKO44.1944.3743.8544.377.06M
AmgenAMGN68.2568.3067.5068.167.04M
AmazonAMZN35.3635.6934.6035.635.85M
PepsicoPEP60.3060.6260.1160.565.51M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY24.0724.6824.0424.615.44M
International Business MachinesIBM79.8980.1879.6580.144M
Gilead SciencesGILD55.5456.0055.0455.803.91M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC67.4967.4966.5067.093.61M
BoeingBA82.8083.8082.2982.993.3M
3MMMM83.9584.2382.8683.262.82M
United TechnologiesUTX62.3962.7061.7562.392.76M
Union PacificUNP91.8392.9891.5692.061.23M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3080.003086.003051.003067.0010.4K
Exchange Rates of May 25, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 111.650 JPY1 JPY = 0.009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1.107 CAD1 CAD = 0.904 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1.215 CHF1 CHF = 0.823 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 8.023 CNY1 CNY = 0.125 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 143.160 JPY1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0.683 GBP1 GBP = 1.464 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1.683 AUD1 AUD = 0.594 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1.419 CAD1 CAD = 0.705 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1.558 CHF1 CHF = 0.642 EUR
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2.464 AUD1 AUD = 0.406 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2.077 CAD1 CAD = 0.481 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2.281 CHF1 CHF = 0.438 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0.843 CAD1 CAD = 1.186 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0.926 CHF1 CHF = 1.080 AUD

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