1. Milestone

    Google Stock Price Passes $1000

    The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. on September 2, 2011.    AFP PHOTO/KIMIHIRO HOSHINO (Photo credit should read KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)


    It was a milestone Friday for Google, as its stock price surpassed $1000—a rare feat in the business world. The search engine has come a long way since its $85 dollar initial public offering in 2004. Google joins the likes of Priceline.com and the turkey and hog processing company Seaboard in the small but mighty $1000 club. The company closed out the day with a hefty share price of $1,011.41. 

    Read it at The New York Times