"Alphabet could soon become the most valuable company in the world.Alphabet Close to Overtaking Apple as Most Valuable Company - The New York Times
The Google powerhouse traded on Friday morning with an equity value above $500 billion, less than 10 percent shy of Apple’s value. Investors value the search firm’s earnings from rapidly growing digital advertising more than twice as highly as Apple’s in a saturating smartphone market. Wall Street, however, may be overlooking Alphabet’s risks."
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Alphabet Close to Overtaking Apple as Most Valuable Company - The New York Times
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