Most valuable US stocks
Investors seem to think you want an iPad more than oil, as Apple Inc. became the most valuable company in the United States, surpassing Exxon Mobil Corp. on Wednesday.
Apple briefly flirted with the top spot on Tuesday afternoon before settling back slightly below the oil giant. Wednesday was the first time that Apple managed to stay number one after the stock market closed.
Here's a look at the most valued US stocks, based on market capitalization as of close of trading on Aug. 10.