Stephen Rosenman submits:We predicted that Apple (AAPL) would pass Microsoft (MSFT) in market cap in an article last June, so it's time to push the envelope with the following prediction: AAPL will surpasses Exxon Mobil (
By ValueMax:Gas prices have gotten to the point where I dread looking at the pump when I need to refill my gas tank. A week ago I purchased gas for a personal record high of $4.55 per gallon. Today when I filled my gas tank I got a reprieve, only paying $4.35 per gallon.
By Wall Street Playbook:With reports surfacing Wednesday that the price of U.S. oil is on the rise, I've begun to look for energy players that are poised to capitalize on the price increase. With the Dow Jones Industrial average and the S&P soaring to record highs, we're approaching the point where it's time to protect some gains.
By Stephen Rosenman:Which company -- Apple (AAPL) or Exxon Mobil (XOM) -- deserves to be the world's most valuable company? Old oil or new tech? Will Apple leave Exxon in the dust, just like it did Microsoft (MSFT)? The two battled for the top spot all week.
HANGZHOU — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said more than $6 billion of goods have been sold so far during its annual Singles’ Day online shopping frenzy, as customers jumped on heavily discounted goods to send sales surging past 2013’s record high.
More than 39 billion yuan ($6.4 billion) worth of goods was sold on the e-commerce giant’s websites 15 hours into the event on Tuesday, with another nine to go.
By Sure Dividend:Exxon (XOM) is the world's largest integrated oil and gas company. The company has a market cap of $418 billion, and has had 5 years of profits higher than any other corporation in history. Exxon has increased its dividend each year for 31 years because of its consistent profitability.