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IPO allowed Google to make big bet it can become indispensable

...Google's stock has risen roughly 14-fold, leaving the company with a market value of nearly $400 billion. Only Exxon Mobil Corp. and Apple Inc. are worth more.Apple didn't fare quite as well as Google in the first decade after its December...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-23/ipo-allowed-google-make-bi
Apple urged to kowtow to Wall Street as shares plunge

...world's most valuable company. At Thursday's close, it was worth $423 billion, just 1.6 percent more than No. 2 Exxon Mobil Corp.The plunge was set off by Apple's quarterly earnings report late Wednesday, which suggested the company's nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-24/apple-urged-kowtow-wall-st
Google's stock tops $800 for first time

...company with a market value of $432 billion. Google now ranks third with a market value of $266 billion, with Exxon Mobil Corp. holding the spot in between at $402 billion.Google's stock climbed $13.96, or 1.8 percent, to close...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-19/googles-stock-tops-800-fir
Apple's Cook faces Senate questions on taxes

...world's most profitable companies. It earned $41.7 billion in calendar year 2012. It's neck and neck with Exxon Mobil Corp. as the world's most valuable company.However, Apple's Irish subsidiaries date back thirty years, to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-21/apples-cook-faces-senate-q
Big Movers in the Stock Market

...were moving substantially or trading heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market. NYSE Exxon Mobil Corp., up 8 cents at $47.06 Talks with Indonesia's state oil company over an oil field contract expansion collapsed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/04/fin_427508.shtml
Finance
New index offers fresh way to follow large-cap stocks

...Russell Top 50 follows the performance of the 50 largest U.S. public companies, such as General Electric Co. and Exxon Mobil Corp. Cumulatively, they represent about 40 percent of the domestic equity market's total capitalization. Small investors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/09/fin_452601.shtml
Finance
Apple briefly becomes most valuable company

...stock gained 5.9 percent to $374.01 on Tuesday, bringing its market capitalization to about $347 billion.Exxon Mobil Corp.'s stock, meanwhile, closed up 2.1 percent at $71.64. That gives the oil company a market cap of $348...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-08-09/apple-briefly-becomes-most
ChevronTexaco will buy its rival

...supplies in Asia. The deal announced Monday proposes to unite San Ramon-based ChevronTexaco, which trails only Exxon Mobil Corp. in the U.S. oil business, with El Segundo-based Unocal, the nation's ninth-biggest oil and gas production...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/05/bus_449399.shtml
Business
Stocks higher following upbeat GDP report

...economic performance, and investors were not certain future growth would be as robust. Disappointing earnings from Exxon Mobil Corp. also weighed on shares. "The sustainability is the biggest question," said Brian G. Belski, fundamental market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/31/fin_399024.shtml
Finance
Wall Street closes lower

...inflation concerns, they might have also contributed to a sharp sell-off in oil stocks, most notably Dow component Exxon Mobil Corp. A barrel of light crude settled at $63.20, down $1.66, on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Aside from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/19/bus_13459.shtml
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