NASDAQ at 2:49PM EST:

The world’s two most valuable publicly-traded companies are:

#1: Apple Inc.: $422.11 billion

#2: Exxon Mobil: $415.97 billion

Of course, you won’t see headlines around the world blaring this little fact.

AAPL quote via Yahoo! Finance here.

MacDailyNews Take: Suck it, irrational-Apple haters.