Apple Creeps Over $189

Appleis stock has been inching closer and closer to the US$190 mark, and in early morning trading on Thursday managed to climb up over $189. The Mac and iPod makeris stock shot up several points into the $180is following the companyis fourth quarter earnings report on Monday, and has managed to keep its numbers up through the rest of the week.

Appleis market cap is currently set at $161.69 billion, above IBM at $155.87 billion and Intel at $151.90 billion. Dell, often called the most popular PC maker, has a market cap of $63.70 billion, and closed on Wednesday at $28.49.

Apple is currently trading in the pre-market at $189.10, up $3.17 (1.7%).

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