The company added to its trophy case Tuesday when its value surpassed $700 billion. That wasn’t just a record for Apple, it was a new record for any U.S. company. (Apple briefly touched this valuation in November, but Tuesday marked the first time it closed at that level, a far more significant achievement.)
Apple is in a league of its own. The next largest company, Exxon Mobil, (XOM) is worth $382 billion.
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