Apple becomes world's second most valuable company

Summary:With today's 7 point stock jump Apple has become the world's second most valuable publicly traded company (after ExxonMobil) with a market capitalization north of $300 billion.

With today's 7 point stock jump Apple Inc. (AAPL) has become the world's second most valuable publicly traded company -- after ExxonMobil (XOM) -- with a market capitalization of over $300 billion. Apple passed Microsoft (MSFT) in May 2010 to become the most valuable tech stock.

Above is a one-year chart of the AAPL share price, which closed today at $327.57, +7.01 (2.17%)

Tip: Tyson Bilicki Via: Huffington Post

Topics: Apple

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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