Wealth And Power

Some remarkable foils from Reuters show the astonishing wealth of the big US tech companies.

Apple’s revenues approach the GDP of Finland which is 44th in the world GDP league; 

Amazon’s revenues are close to the GDP of Portugal which is 47th in the world GDP league;

Alphabet’s revenues top the GDP of Puerto Rico which is 64th in the world GDP league. 

Apple’s share price of $188 gives it a market cap of $944 billion – when the shares hit $195, its market cap tops $1 trillion.

Amazon’s market cap is $780 billion followed by Alphabet on $765 billion and  Microsoft on $749 billion.

Add in Facebook to these four  and their combined revenues approach $700 billion.


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