• Google shares pass the $1k mark for first time


    On Friday, Google shares passed the $1,000 mark for the first time.

    Better-than-expected third quarter results helped the stock to jump over 12 percent shortly after the markets opened.

    Google shares have more than doubled in value over the last five years.

    The stock had never surpassed the $950 mark since Google went public at $85 per share nine years ago.

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