Financial news on October 26, 2009

Business and Financial news
Accounts, People & Miscellany

Accounts, People & Miscellany. Read more..

By STUART ELLIOTT - The New York Times

Big Cellphone Makers Shifting to Android System

Microsoft has been making operating system software for cellphones since 1996, but it is losing users to Google’s Android. Read more..

By SAUL HANSELL - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 28.13 29.02 28.11 28.68 124M
General Electric GE 15.24 15.45 14.83 15.01 96.3M
Pfizer PFE 17.41 17.57 17.05 17.12 64.5M
Intel INTC 19.78 20.04 19.56 19.83 63M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 29.31 29.33 28.27 28.45 55.2M
Cisco Systems CSCO 24.15 24.40 23.63 23.70 45.7M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 45.12 45.21 43.55 43.82 42.1M
AT&T Inc. T 25.87 25.89 25.25 25.31 34.5M
Amazon AMZN 119.21 125.68 118.49 124.64 32.3M
Verizon Communications VZ 28.99 29.08 28.57 28.64 28.6M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 22.13 22.38 21.85 21.99 28.2M
ExxonMobil XOM 73.81 74.92 73.13 73.23 27.1M
ConocoPhillips COP 52.14 53.20 50.42 50.74 21.6M
Altria MO 17.99 18.14 17.81 17.98 19.9M
Comcast CMCSA 14.96 15.32 14.70 14.84 19.8M
Merck MRK 32.50 33.04 31.87 32.02 18.3M
Home Depot HD 26.30 26.54 26.00 26.10 17.9M
Apple AAPL 203.67 206.75 200.10 202.48 17.3M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 50.58 50.61 49.82 49.84 15.3M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 25.93 26.19 25.29 25.31 14.3M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 28.87 29.47 28.42 28.65 13.3M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 51.38 51.72 50.52 50.89 12.7M
Amgen AMGN 56.19 56.62 54.07 54.33 12.6M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 22.26 22.63 21.87 21.92 12.4M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 60.69 60.93 59.96 60.09 11.8M
Schlumberger SLB 65.14 67.30 64.15 64.30 11.3M
HP Inc. HPQ 48.47 48.90 47.57 47.86 11.2M
Chevron CVX 76.96 78.44 75.34 75.45 11.1M
Coca-Cola KO 53.08 54.30 52.71 53.23 10.8M
Procter & Gamble PG 57.65 57.86 56.58 56.90 10.5M
Gilead Sciences GILD 44.02 44.25 42.88 43.43 9.16M
McDonald's MCD 59.51 59.96 59.12 59.20 9.02M
Visa V 74.97 75.83 72.46 72.78 8.71M
Boeing BA 49.85 49.98 48.00 48.29 7.43M
Union Pacific UNP 57.96 59.00 57.82 58.05 6.84M
International Business Machines IBM 120.61 122.44 119.55 120.11 6.54M
Alphabet GOOGL 555.75 561.64 550.89 554.21 5.93M
United Technologies UTX 65.81 66.26 64.42 64.83 5.46M
Pepsico PEP 61.14 61.50 60.21 60.47 5.11M
3M MMM 77.66 78.61 76.16 76.82 3.88M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3314.00 3329.00 3283.00 3293.00 33.1K
Exchange Rates of October 26, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 92.210 JPY 1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.069 CAD 1 CAD = 0.935 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.019 CHF 1 CHF = 0.982 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.829 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 137.110 JPY 1 JPY = 0.007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.911 GBP 1 GBP = 1.097 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.621 AUD 1 AUD = 0.617 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.589 CAD 1 CAD = 0.629 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.514 CHF 1 CHF = 0.661 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 10.148 CNY 1 CNY = 0.099 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.664 GBP 1 GBP = 1.505 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.182 AUD 1 AUD = 0.846 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.159 CAD 1 CAD = 0.863 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.104 CHF 1 CHF = 0.906 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.779 AUD 1 AUD = 0.562 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.744 CAD 1 CAD = 0.573 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.661 CHF 1 CHF = 0.602 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 11.130 CNY 1 CNY = 0.090 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.980 CAD 1 CAD = 1.020 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.934 CHF 1 CHF = 1.071 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 6.258 CNY 1 CNY = 0.160 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.952 CHF 1 CHF = 1.051 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.385 CNY 1 CNY = 0.157 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.701 CNY 1 CNY = 0.149 CHF

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