"In yesterday's stock market trading, Apple passed Microsoft in market capitalization, and is now the highest valued technology company.
The Cupertino company is now only second only to oil conglomerate, Exxon Mobil, in the list of highest valued American companies.
Is Steve Jobs' leadership the key at Apple?
Given Apple's performance since Steve Jobs returned to the helm of the company, it's obvious that Jobs' leadership is key to the company's financial success.
In fact, the last time Apple's stock prices fell was when Jobs took a six month leave of absence for heath related reasons. Over the last 52-week cycle, Apple's stock price is up 95%".
Source: Apple now highest valued technology company, passes Microsoft
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My own observation: Can Microsoft's cash pay for their arrogance