The race to $3 trillion: Big Tech keeps getting bigger

 The race to $3 trillion: Big Tech keeps getting bigger
Microsoft (MSFT) is now worth a smidge more than Apple (AAPL), making the Satya Nadella-led cloud software giant the world’s most valuable company. Both companies are worth about $2.5 trillion.
Google owner Alphabet (GOOGL) is worth just a touch less than $2 trillion, while Amazon (AMZN) is valued at $1.7 trillion. And don’t forget (as if we could) Tesla (TSLA): Elon Musk’s electric car giant recently passed the $1 trillion mark and has since surged to a market cap of about $1.25 trillion.
These five companies are now collectively worth almost $10 trillion. That’s nearly a quarter of the combined $41.8 trillion market cap of the entire S&P 500.
It’s possible that the S&P 500 could have six companies worth at least $1 trillion at the same time if Meta Platforms, the social media giant formerly known as Facebook (FB), continues to rebound. Meta now has a market valuation of about $930 billion.

But given the continued strength in tech,…

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