Apple is Now Worth More Than the GDP of Sweden

The iPhone maker is also worth more than Google and Microsoft combined.

Fortune: On Thursday, Apple's stock closed at a record high: $493.17. That increased the company's market cap to approximately $460 billion. Not only is Apple the most valuable company in the world--it's worth more than rivals Microsoft and Google combined. In fact, Apple is now worth more than each of the following:

  • The gross domestic product of Sweden ($458 billion)
  • All the gold in the Federal Reserve ($350 billion)
  • All the illegal drugs in the world ($321 billion)
  • 2.5 Apollo space programs ($145-$170 billion apiece)
  • Fourteen National Football Leagues ($33 billion for all the teams combined)

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