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

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 30, 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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