Financial news on August 28, 2009

Business and Financial news
‘Blood Oath’ Sealed Stanford Deal, Court Is Told

The ceremony between R. Allen Stanford and Leroy King, the chief regulator of his Antigua bank, promoted a scheme to hide a multibillion-dollar fraud, according to court papers. Read more..

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
IntelINTC20,2620,6520,1720,25105M
General ElectricGE14,3514,3713,9814,0873.9M
MicrosoftMSFT25,0725,4924,6124,6855.8M
Cisco SystemsCSCO22,1522,3521,8022,0035.9M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC28,0128,0127,2127,3035.4M
PfizerPFE16,8716,8916,6416,8133.5M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM43,8143,8642,5142,9227.3M
Oracle Corp.ORCL22,3022,6122,1022,1624M
AT&T Inc.T26,5526,5626,0626,2122.1M
ComcastCMCSA15,5915,8615,4615,7120.4M
HP Inc.HPQ45,2645,5544,5844,7619.6M
ExxonMobilXOM71,2071,2069,9570,1217.7M
AppleAAPL172,27172,49168,53170,0516.2M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY22,4722,5021,9722,1215.8M
AltriaMO18,4018,4518,1218,2215.6M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT51,3651,4050,6151,1314.8M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ31,1731,3330,8131,0214.7M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT46,6446,6545,6945,9213.1M
Home DepotHD27,6827,7627,2427,6912.8M
MerckMRK32,9232,9232,1232,3212.1M
BoeingBA51,6852,5350,7051,0411.5M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ60,7560,7560,0660,2910.9M
SchlumbergerSLB57,5157,9856,8057,1510.8M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS27,0827,0826,5926,849.27M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH29,1029,1327,9828,189.07M
Procter & GamblePG53,1153,3952,6653,199M
ConocoPhillipsCOP45,9646,1145,4645,708.72M
McDonald'sMCD57,0257,0555,7656,078.68M
ChevronCVX71,2971,4070,4170,687.31M
Coca-ColaKO49,6249,6448,9249,066.86M
PepsicoPEP57,9658,0056,6156,766.6M
International Business MachinesIBM120,10120,23117,77118,226.24M
Gilead SciencesGILD46,0246,2544,8545,255.94M
AmgenAMGN60,2860,7959,1659,615.16M
AmazonAMZN84,7884,9982,5782,764.62M
United TechnologiesUTX60,2960,3759,3959,643.85M
AlphabetGOOGL469,26472,37463,38464,753.54M
VisaV70,0570,5069,2870,503.51M
3MMMM71,9872,1570,9071,923.49M
Union PacificUNP60,9061,3260,2160,632.87M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3315,003332,003298,003307,0027.5K
Exchange Rates of August 28, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 93,570 JPY1 JPY = 0,011 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,091 CAD1 CAD = 0,917 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,060 CHF1 CHF = 0,944 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 6,831 CNY1 CNY = 0,146 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 133,830 JPY1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,879 GBP1 GBP = 1,138 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,700 AUD1 AUD = 0,588 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,561 CAD1 CAD = 0,641 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,515 CHF1 CHF = 0,660 EUR
EuroChinese Yuan1 EUR = 9,766 CNY1 CNY = 0,102 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,656 GBP1 GBP = 1,523 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,269 AUD1 AUD = 0,788 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 1,166 CAD1 CAD = 0,858 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,132 CHF1 CHF = 0,884 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 1,931 AUD1 AUD = 0,518 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 1,775 CAD1 CAD = 0,563 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 1,724 CHF1 CHF = 0,580 GBP
Pound SterlingChinese Yuan1 GBP = 11,096 CNY1 CNY = 0,090 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,918 CAD1 CAD = 1,089 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,891 CHF1 CHF = 1,123 AUD
Australian DollarChinese Yuan1 AUD = 5,744 CNY1 CNY = 0,174 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 0,970 CHF1 CHF = 1,031 CAD
Canadian DollarChinese Yuan1 CAD = 6,257 CNY1 CNY = 0,160 CAD
Swiss FrancChinese Yuan1 CHF = 6,444 CNY1 CNY = 0,155 CHF

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