Apple has passed Exxon as the world’s most valuable company before, only to lose the title shortly thereafter, but after last night’s blow-out holiday quarter results, Apple is once again the undisputed king of Wall Street, beating Exxon Mobil’s market cap by a cool $6 billion. Let’s hope this time it lasts!
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