Earlier today, shares of Apple stock reached a high of $664.75/share. With 937.41M shares oustanding, this gave the company, briefly, a market capitalization of $623.14 billion. According to Bloomberg, that compares with Microsoft’s $620.6 billion, the record intraday value reached by the company on December 30, 1999 during the Internet heyday.
More $AAPL related articles I’ve read this morning:
2) “Japan’s Dimwitted Smartphones” (or how the iPhone conquered Japan)