Still keeping a list, and checking it twice | Taking Stock


Last week, I mentioned the Abarim Snohomish Stock Index – ASCSI – which I began in 1994 and ended in 2010.

I also mentioned the spreadsheet that I maintain of Washington companies, and the occasion when Microsoft surpassed IBM in market capitalization, which is the value of one share multiplied by the number of shares outstanding.

But I ran out of space. I didn't mention that Microsoft was the first company in the world to reach $600 billion in market capitalization. Two companies – Apple and Alphabet – have since exceeded Microsoft's record, and Microsoft has not yet gotten b...

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