Google stock rose above $600 a share for the first time, closing at $609.62 yesterday. Shares sold for $85 at Google's 2004 IPO. Only five other U.S. companies have shares trading above $600, with Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway leading the pack at $123,390 per Class A share. (Chicago Tribune, free registration required)
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October 9, 2007
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