By Rex Crum, MarketWatch Tech bellwether climbs above $115 a share; Facebook also on the rise
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks looked to start the week on an upbeat note Monday, with gains coming from sector leaders such as Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc.
Apple (AAPL) showed no signs of slowing down from its ongoing gains, as the tech bellwether's shares rose 90 cents to an all-time high of $115.09. Since Apple enacted a 7-for-1 stock split on June 9, the company's shares have risen more than 24%.
Facebook Inc. (FB) edged up by 39 cents a share to $75.22. A report in the Financial Times said Facebook (paywall) is planning to launch a new version of the social-networking site that will be aimed at professionals and compete with offerings from LinkedIn Corp.
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