Apple's got hella commas.
The massive evaluation was calculated when their stock surged even higher than it had in the past week, meaning that they racked in over $65 billion in just two days since they were being evaluated at $935 billion on July 31. Back in 1997, the feat they reached today seemed unimaginable as the Toronto Star writes that their stock was being traded at less than $1. The rise of Apple was brought forth by Steve Jobs' innovative products in the iPod, iPhone, and others, revolutionizing the way we view technology today.
The race to a trillion dollar market race was viewed closely on Wall Street as insiders believed Amazon would be the first to reach the mark. Unfortunately for Jeff Bezos, their evaluation stands at a measly $874 billion compared to Apple. Congratulations to Apple for reaching this milestone!