Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Alphabet, not Apple, is now the most valuable company in the world - The Washington Post

Another stock snapshot of the tech titans

"The most valuable companies in America are now squarely in the tech sector. Google and Apple are in a category of their own with market values of $543 billion and $535 billion respectively -- heights never before reached in corporate history. Behind those two companies sits Microsoft at $433 billion. Facebook, at $328 billion, took fourth on Monday, surpassing Exxon Mobile ($318 billion).

The crown won’t pass officially until regular trading begins on Tuesday. But the substantial gains in Alphabet’s stock in after-hours trading and broader shifts within the tech economy had many analysts forecasting that Alphabet would keep the crown of most-valuable in the world for some time to come."
Alphabet, not Apple, is now the most valuable company in the world - The Washington Post
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