19 thoughts on “In Market Cap, Google Now Bigger Than GE”

    1. That not what the market is saying, they are clearly saying that GE’s financial service unit exposure is wekening the whole corporation

  1. It’s pretty clear that GE is overvalued. As much we all love Google, it is unsustainable for a company’s market valuation to be such a large percentage of the total advertising market value. The total ad market is around$480 billion. Online is 8% or $36 bil. Search is 50% of that or $18 bil worldwide. It can grow significantly, but at some point there are limits.

    1. Rajiv,
      I have been looking for the breakdown of those numbers that you provided in your post. Could you point me in the direction that you found those numbers? I really appreciate it.

      1. Eh, the market will not take Google. The only thing GOOG has to fear is the Government(s). Well, and Itself.

        There *could* be another dot-webz bust coming but it would come from Facebook, MS, maybe Yahoo again, and definitely a lot/MOST of the recent upstarts (excluding Twitter – I believe Google would save Twitter if it ever needed saving. Contrary to Eric Schmidt’s wonderfully crafted sarcasmic statements about “ghetto email”, lols.)

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