Apple's Stock Hits New High Amid Gadget Buzz Speculation about Apple's plans to unveil a tablet computer device may have helped the company's stock price soar to new highs of more than $209 a share. That boosted the company's market capitalization — or the value of all its outstanding shares. Apple's market cap is more than $185 billion. That's larger than two of its rivals — Dell and Hewlett-Packard — combined.
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Apple's Stock Hits New High Amid Gadget Buzz

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Apple's Stock Hits New High Amid Gadget Buzz

Apple's Stock Hits New High Amid Gadget Buzz

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Speculation about Apple's plans to unveil a tablet computer device may have helped the company's stock price soar to new highs of more than $209 a share. That boosted the company's market capitalization — or the value of all its outstanding shares. Apple's market cap is more than $185 billion. That's larger than two of its rivals — Dell and Hewlett-Packard — combined.

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