Financial news on October 30, 2006

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DIAL M FOR MERGER The Federal Communications Commission could decide as soon as this week whether to approve the proposed $80 billion combination of AT&T and BellSouth. Then again, it could decide not to decide; the deal is on a meeting agenda for... Read more..

By THE NEW YORK TIMES - The New York Times

Stock Markets

Values are reported in US Dollars

Stock Ticker symbol Open High Low Close Volume
Microsoft MSFT 28,35 28,84 28,32 28,53 47.3M
Cisco Systems CSCO 23,52 24,03 23,27 23,90 43.6M
Intel INTC 21,02 21,33 20,96 21,26 41.2M
Pfizer PFE 27,12 27,40 27,11 27,20 33.8M
Verizon Communications VZ 38,85 38,95 37,07 37,65 31.6M
Oracle Corp. ORCL 17,95 18,59 17,77 18,52 29.7M
Wal-Mart Stores WMT 49,22 49,72 49,10 49,53 26.1M
AT&T Inc. T 34,23 34,40 33,85 33,92 21.8M
Apple AAPL 79,99 80,90 79,50 80,42 17.9M
ExxonMobil XOM 71,06 71,58 70,51 70,84 17.6M
ConocoPhillips COP 60,56 60,59 59,41 59,80 17M
General Electric GE 35,22 35,41 35,11 35,20 16.5M
Alphabet GOOGL 474,82 480,46 470,01 476,57 13.1M
Comcast CMCSA 40,05 40,33 39,70 40,29 10.3M
HP Inc. HPQ 38,20 39,10 38,14 38,92 10.3M
JPMorgan Chase JPM 47,34 47,67 47,08 47,45 10.2M
Home Depot HD 36,88 37,30 36,86 37,25 10M
Merck MRK 45,88 45,94 45,52 45,64 9.31M
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 67,90 68,36 67,55 67,70 9.18M
Abbott Laboratories ABT 47,55 47,67 46,95 47,09 8.94M
McDonald's MCD 41,48 41,96 41,22 41,92 8.92M
Chevron CVX 67,21 67,68 66,02 66,39 8.87M
Procter & Gamble PG 63,70 64,02 63,45 63,81 8.79M
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY 24,64 24,69 24,30 24,33 7.13M
Schlumberger SLB 62,00 62,68 61,50 61,61 6.97M
Amazon AMZN 38,05 38,34 37,68 38,15 6.88M
Amgen AMGN 75,37 76,93 75,32 76,50 6.58M
Wells Fargo & Co. WFC 36,47 36,53 36,21 36,34 5.85M
International Business Machines IBM 90,30 92,00 89,80 91,50 5.59M
Coca-Cola KO 46,97 47,19 46,66 46,76 5.49M
UnitedHealth Group UNH 49,64 49,79 48,74 49,03 5.33M
Altria MO 81,85 82,15 81,52 81,70 5.01M
Walt Disney & Co. DIS 31,69 31,91 31,40 31,86 4.64M
Boeing BA 80,25 81,04 80,01 80,22 3.74M
Gilead Sciences GILD 68,00 69,08 67,75 68,97 3.22M
Pepsico PEP 63,61 63,80 63,33 63,53 2.53M
United Technologies UTX 65,18 65,66 64,86 65,52 2.1M
Union Pacific UNP 91,10 91,24 90,50 90,93 1.65M
3M MMM 78,78 79,25 78,54 78,94 1.19M
Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B 3450,00 3500,00 3445,00 3482,00 15.7K
Exchange Rates of October 30, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US Dollar Japanese Yen 1 USD = 117,460 JPY 1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 USD = 1,126 CAD 1 CAD = 0,888 USD
US Dollar Swiss Franc 1 USD = 1,248 CHF 1 CHF = 0,801 USD
US Dollar Chinese Yuan 1 USD = 7,878 CNY 1 CNY = 0,127 USD
Euro Japanese Yen 1 EUR = 149,460 JPY 1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
Euro Pound Sterling 1 EUR = 0,669 GBP 1 GBP = 1,495 EUR
Euro Australian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,653 AUD 1 AUD = 0,605 EUR
Euro Canadian Dollar 1 EUR = 1,432 CAD 1 CAD = 0,698 EUR
Euro Swiss Franc 1 EUR = 1,588 CHF 1 CHF = 0,630 EUR
Japanese Yen Pound Sterling 1 JPY = 0,447 GBP 1 GBP = 2,235 JPY
Japanese Yen Australian Dollar 1 JPY = 1,106 AUD 1 AUD = 0,904 JPY
Japanese Yen Canadian Dollar 1 JPY = 0,958 CAD 1 CAD = 1,044 JPY
Japanese Yen Swiss Franc 1 JPY = 1,063 CHF 1 CHF = 0,941 JPY
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,471 AUD 1 AUD = 0,405 GBP
Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar 1 GBP = 2,140 CAD 1 CAD = 0,467 GBP
Pound Sterling Swiss Franc 1 GBP = 2,373 CHF 1 CHF = 0,421 GBP
Australian Dollar Canadian Dollar 1 AUD = 0,865 CAD 1 CAD = 1,156 AUD
Australian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 AUD = 0,960 CHF 1 CHF = 1,042 AUD
Canadian Dollar Swiss Franc 1 CAD = 1,109 CHF 1 CHF = 0,902 CAD

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