Apple becomes first company of the united states to reach a $2 trillion market cap

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On Wednesday Apple hit a market cap of $2 trillion, doubling in valuation in just over two years to become the first publicly traded U.S. company to reach the milestone. Based on a share count of more than 4.275 billion, Apple broke the barrier just before 11 a.m. ET, when its price rose to $467.77.

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