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Lesson 14. How to Check Your Investments > Reading the Stock Tables - Pg. 83

How to Check Your Investments 52 Week Hi 25 13/16 25¾ 25½ s39 61 36 48 15/16 s49 11/16 102 46 3/8 12 3/8 46 5/8 Lo 19 3/8 19 3/16 18 7/8 20 99/128 35 ½ 27 11/16 29 3/8 8 7/8 74½ 23 8 3/16 25¼ Stock ABN Am ADR ABN AM pfA ABN Am pfA AMR AT&T AT&T Wrls AbbotLab Abercrom- bie A Agi- lent1Tch w AirProduct AlamaoGp AlaskaAir APD ALG ALK .76f .24 AMR T AWE ABT ANF .76f 1.8 ... ... 2.1 1.9 ... 26 6 ... 25 17 7 Stk .88 ... 2.5 5 19 8278 181179 64745 54513 15195 66 7482 97 1019 33 9/16 36 9/16 27 13/16 41 7/8 9¼ 74½ 36 5/16 12½ 29 31 7/8 35 ½ 26½ 40 1/8 8 7/8 66 7/8 34 11/16 12 28 5/8 31 15/16 35 ¾ 26½ 41 3/8 8 78 66 7/8 36 12 3/8 28 5/8 Sym ABN Div 1.23e Yld % 6.2 PE ... Vol 100s 566 Hi 20 Lo 19¾ Close 9 7/8 Net Chg ­1/8 83 ­1 3/16 ­1 3/16 ­1¼ +13/16 ­¼ ­7 5/8 +1 +1/8 ­7/16 Next, notice that AMR is followed by Abercrombie (Abercrombie and Fitch) further down the page. This is because the stocks are listed in alphabetical order by the correct name of the company, not alphabetically by the strange shorthand for names. Since AMR is an acronym, (it's not really, read the preceding sidebar) it would precede a complete word. AT&T, which is a little further down the