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  • Apple Pushes Past Exxon To Become The Most Valuable Public Company In The World

    Apple Pushes Past Exxon To Become The Most Valuable Public Company In The World

    Well, I didn’t expect it to happen until the fall — but I also didn’t anticipate the stock market collapse. And yet, here we are. After yesterday’s plunge, and today’s rally, Apple has just overtaken Exxon as the most valuable public company in the world. The feat happened briefly this morning, before Exxon surged a bit ahead once again (update below). As of… Read More

  • This Fall, Apple Has A Shot At Becoming The Most Valuable Company In The World

    This Fall, Apple Has A Shot At Becoming The Most Valuable Company In The World

    In January, we noted that Apple surged past an amazing $300 billion market cap, making them by far the most valuable tech company in the world. In fact, the valuation made them the second most valuable company in the world period. But at the same time, we noted that it would likely be pretty hard for them to catch number one: Exxon. At the time, Exxon was roughly $75 billion ahead of Apple. And… Read More

  • Apple: Actually, $50 Billion Isn't Cool Either. You Know What's Cool? $300 Billion.

    Apple: Actually, $50 Billion Isn't Cool Either. You Know What's Cool? $300 Billion.

    Last night, the Internet was set ablaze by the news that Facebook was taking more money at a valuation of a cool $50 billion. That’s massive. But it’s actually only 1/6th of the value of another closely-watched company in the tech space: Apple. Apple hit the $300 billion market cap milestone today after their stock surged 2 percent to open 2011. That makes them only the second… Read More