The five companies that I chose to do my stock quotes on are: AT&T Inc., Gold Fields Limited, Kroger Co., which are on the New York Stock Exchange, Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and Yahoo Inc. which are on the NASDAQ. AT&T Inc. is a fortune 50 company that provides local exchange services, wireless communications, long-distance services, data/broadband and Internet services, telecommunications equipment, managed networking, wholesale transport services, and directory advertising and publishing through its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T provides these communications services and products in the United States and in 240 other countries. Gold Fields Limited is a South African company, a producer of gold and major holder of gold reserves in South Africa, Ghana and Australia. Gold Fields is primarily involved in underground and surface gold mining and related activities. It also owns the St. Ives and Agnew gold mining operations in Australia and has a 71.1% interest in each of the Tarkwa gold mine and the Damang gold mine in Ghana. In addition, Gold Fields has gold and other precious metal exploration activities and interests in Africa, Australasia, China, Europe, North America and South America. Gold Fields owns 100% of the Arctic Platinum Project (APP), in northern Finland, which is evaluating the economic potential of deposits of open pitiable and underground platinum group metal mineralization.-New York Stock Exchange.com The Kroger Co. operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores and convenience stores throughout the United States. The Company also manufactures and processes some of the food for sale in its supermarkets. As of January 29, 2005, the Company operated, either directly or through its subsidiaries, 2,532 supermarkets under two dozen banners, including Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, Food 4 Less, King Soopers, Smith's, Fry's, Fry's Marketplace, Dillons, QFC and City Market. Kroger Co. also operates 795...
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