Financial news on September 28, 2009

Business and Financial news
At an Industry Event, a Sense That the Gloom Is Lifting

A look back at Advertising Week in New York, with industry schmoozing and inductions into a hall of fame. Read more..

By STUART ELLIOTT and STEPHANIE CLIFFORD - The New York Times

Cuts Meet a Culture of Spending at Condé Nast

With caviar and $1,000 nightly expense limits, cost-cutting has not been the same as at other publishers. Read more..

By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD - The New York Times

Disney Demonstrates E-Reader

Disney plans to introduce a Web site that features electronic replicas of its books for children, at varying reading levels. Read more..

None None - The New York Times

Overseas, Sedate Affiliates Give CNBC a Lift

Distinct foreign versions in places like the Middle East have helped the network make money for NBC Universal. Read more..

By BRIAN STELTER - The New York Times

Sprint Banks on WiMax to Win Back Market Share

The next generation of mobile technology promises to deliver faster Internet service, and Sprint is aiming to be first on the scene. Read more..

By SAUL HANSELL - The New York Times

The Moguls of Mirage, Now Muted

They have mystical reputations for lording over huge media conglomerates and our cultural consciousness. But this has little to do with their ability to return value to their shareholders. Read more..

By DAVID CARR - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
General Electric GE 16.47 16.91 16.44 16.76 73.8M
Cisco Systems CSCO 23.29 23.87 23.27 23.61 68.9M
Microsoft MSFT 25.60 26.16 25.60 25.83 44.4M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 49.15 49.69 48.49 48.58 38.6M
Intel INTC 19.41 19.93 19.40 19.74 37.8M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 28.31 28.90 28.01 28.90 31.3M
Pfizer PFE 16.44 16.74 16.41 16.57 29.4M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 20.87 21.34 20.83 21.17 28.4M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 43.97 44.83 43.69 44.81 25.8M
AT&T Inc. T 27.14 27.60 27.10 27.43 23.4M
HP Inc. HPQ 46.97 48.00 46.85 47.88 16.7M
Comcast CMCSA 16.82 17.05 16.74 17.04 16.1M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 49.60 49.70 49.33 49.50 14.8M
Merck MRK 31.21 32.42 31.02 32.03 14.3M
Altria MO 17.58 17.76 17.50 17.67 14.3M
ExxonMobil XOM 68.81 69.85 68.64 69.59 13.3M
Verizon Communications VZ 30.09 30.42 30.03 30.35 12.4M
Apple AAPL 183.87 186.68 183.33 186.15 12.1M
ConocoPhillips COP 45.22 45.89 45.19 45.69 11.2M
Procter & Gamble PG 58.21 58.66 58.01 58.16 9.01M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 25.44 26.09 25.36 25.80 8.8M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 60.70 61.54 60.45 61.27 8.72M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 27.77 28.38 27.72 28.23 8.63M
International Business Machines IBM 120.52 122.00 118.94 119.33 8.25M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 22.53 22.98 22.45 22.69 8.16M
McDonald's MCD 57.24 57.67 57.08 57.17 7.78M
Coca-Cola KO 53.03 53.63 52.90 53.13 7.6M
Home Depot HD 26.95 27.43 26.90 27.26 6.86M
Chevron CVX 70.79 71.97 70.55 71.70 6.02M
Gilead Sciences GILD 46.07 47.49 46.00 47.08 5.94M
United Technologies UTX 61.90 62.15 61.56 61.64 5.37M
Boeing BA 51.82 53.34 51.76 53.07 4.92M
Amgen AMGN 60.33 61.48 60.33 60.45 4.64M
Visa V 71.10 71.85 70.51 71.14 4.59M
Pepsico PEP 58.95 59.49 58.62 59.03 4.09M
Alphabet GOOGL 494.84 501.50 493.30 498.53 3.67M
Schlumberger SLB 59.31 60.79 59.05 60.53 3.65M
Amazon AMZN 91.04 92.81 90.60 92.21 3.51M
3M MMM 73.93 75.41 73.93 75.01 2.39M
Union Pacific UNP 60.17 60.66 59.41 60.29 1.95M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3286.00 3304.00 3269.00 3291.00 27.4K
Exchange Rates of September 28, 2009
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 89.680 JPY 1 JPY = 0.011 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1.085 CAD 1 CAD = 0.921 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1.033 CHF 1 CHF = 0.968 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 6.828 CNY 1 CNY = 0.146 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 131.060 JPY 1 JPY = 0.008 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0.920 GBP 1 GBP = 1.087 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.675 AUD 1 AUD = 0.597 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1.586 CAD 1 CAD = 0.630 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1.509 CHF 1 CHF = 0.663 EUR
Euro Chinese Yuan 1 EUR = 9.980 CNY 1 CNY = 0.100 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0.702 GBP 1 GBP = 1.425 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.277 AUD 1 AUD = 0.783 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 1.210 CAD 1 CAD = 0.827 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1.151 CHF 1 CHF = 0.869 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.819 AUD 1 AUD = 0.550 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 1.724 CAD 1 CAD = 0.580 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 1.640 CHF 1 CHF = 0.610 GBP
Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan 1 GBP = 10.829 CNY 1 CNY = 0.092 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0.947 CAD 1 CAD = 1.056 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0.901 CHF 1 CHF = 1.110 AUD
Australian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 AUD = 5.955 CNY 1 CNY = 0.168 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 0.951 CHF 1 CHF = 1.051 CAD
Canadian Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 CAD = 6.291 CNY 1 CNY = 0.159 CAD
Swiss Franc Chinese Yuan 1 CHF = 6.612 CNY 1 CNY = 0.151 CHF

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