Financial news on October 30th, 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

StockTicker symbolOpenHighLowCloseVolume
MicrosoftMSFT28,3528,8428,3228,5347.3M
Cisco SystemsCSCO23,5224,0323,2723,9043.6M
IntelINTC21,0221,3320,9621,2641.2M
PfizerPFE27,1227,4027,1127,2033.8M
Verizon CommunicationsVZ38,8538,9537,0737,6531.6M
Oracle Corp.ORCL17,9518,5917,7718,5229.7M
Wal-Mart StoresWMT49,2249,7249,1049,5326.1M
AT&T Inc.T34,2334,4033,8533,9221.8M
AppleAAPL79,9980,9079,5080,4217.9M
ExxonMobilXOM71,0671,5870,5170,8417.6M
ConocoPhillipsCOP60,5660,5959,4159,8017M
General ElectricGE35,2235,4135,1135,2016.5M
AlphabetGOOGL474,82480,46470,01476,5713.1M
ComcastCMCSA40,0540,3339,7040,2910.3M
HP Inc.HPQ38,2039,1038,1438,9210.3M
JPMorgan ChaseJPM47,3447,6747,0847,4510.2M
Home DepotHD36,8837,3036,8637,2510M
MerckMRK45,8845,9445,5245,649.31M
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ67,9068,3667,5567,709.18M
Abbott LaboratoriesABT47,5547,6746,9547,098.94M
McDonald'sMCD41,4841,9641,2241,928.92M
ChevronCVX67,2167,6866,0266,398.87M
Procter & GamblePG63,7064,0263,4563,818.79M
Bristol-Myers SquibbBMY24,6424,6924,3024,337.13M
SchlumbergerSLB62,0062,6861,5061,616.97M
AmazonAMZN38,0538,3437,6838,156.88M
AmgenAMGN75,3776,9375,3276,506.58M
Wells Fargo & Co.WFC36,4736,5336,2136,345.85M
International Business MachinesIBM90,3092,0089,8091,505.59M
Coca-ColaKO46,9747,1946,6646,765.49M
UnitedHealth GroupUNH49,6449,7948,7449,035.33M
AltriaMO81,8582,1581,5281,705.01M
Walt Disney & Co.DIS31,6931,9131,4031,864.64M
BoeingBA80,2581,0480,0180,223.74M
Gilead SciencesGILD68,0069,0867,7568,973.22M
PepsicoPEP63,6163,8063,3363,532.53M
United TechnologiesUTX65,1865,6664,8665,522.1M
Union PacificUNP91,1091,2490,5090,931.65M
3MMMM78,7879,2578,5478,941.19M
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B3450,003500,003445,003482,0015.7K
Exchange Rates of October 30th, 2006
CurrenciesExchange Rates
US DollarJapanese Yen1 USD = 117,460 JPY1 JPY = 0,009 USD
US DollarCanadian Dollar1 USD = 1,126 CAD1 CAD = 0,888 USD
US DollarSwiss Franc1 USD = 1,248 CHF1 CHF = 0,801 USD
US DollarChinese Yuan1 USD = 7,878 CNY1 CNY = 0,127 USD
EuroJapanese Yen1 EUR = 149,460 JPY1 JPY = 0,007 EUR
EuroPound Sterling1 EUR = 0,669 GBP1 GBP = 1,495 EUR
EuroAustralian Dollar1 EUR = 1,653 AUD1 AUD = 0,605 EUR
EuroCanadian Dollar1 EUR = 1,432 CAD1 CAD = 0,698 EUR
EuroSwiss Franc1 EUR = 1,588 CHF1 CHF = 0,630 EUR
Japanese YenPound Sterling1 JPY = 0,447 GBP1 GBP = 2,235 JPY
Japanese YenAustralian Dollar1 JPY = 1,106 AUD1 AUD = 0,904 JPY
Japanese YenCanadian Dollar1 JPY = 0,958 CAD1 CAD = 1,044 JPY
Japanese YenSwiss Franc1 JPY = 1,063 CHF1 CHF = 0,941 JPY
Pound SterlingAustralian Dollar1 GBP = 2,471 AUD1 AUD = 0,405 GBP
Pound SterlingCanadian Dollar1 GBP = 2,140 CAD1 CAD = 0,467 GBP
Pound SterlingSwiss Franc1 GBP = 2,373 CHF1 CHF = 0,421 GBP
Australian DollarCanadian Dollar1 AUD = 0,865 CAD1 CAD = 1,156 AUD
Australian DollarSwiss Franc1 AUD = 0,960 CHF1 CHF = 1,042 AUD
Canadian DollarSwiss Franc1 CAD = 1,109 CHF1 CHF = 0,902 CAD

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