“The software giant broke the barrier Wednesday in after-hours trading when shares jumped more than 4% on better-than-expected earnings and revenue,” Musil reports. “The boost makes Microsoft the third US company to hit that market-cap mark.”
“Apple became the first US company to hit the mark, in August, but its current market cap is $976 billion,” Musil reports. “Amazon briefly joined Apple a month later but now has a value of $935 billion.”
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