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Join the Race to $1-Trillion Stocks

Five technology behemoths are contenders for this new benchmark. But is it sustainable?

It may be a matter of months, or more likely a few years, but sometime soon a U.S. company will breach the trillion-dollar mark. That’s $1 trillion in market capitalization—the share price multiplied by all the shares outstanding.

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James K. Glassman’s most recent book is Safety Net: The Strategy for De-Risking Your Investments in a Time of Turbulence. He owns shares in Amazon.com.

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