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How Apple Became America's First $2 Trillion Company: CNBC After Hours

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CNBC.com's MacKenzie Sigalos brings you the day's top business news headlines. On today's show, CNBC.com technology editor Steve Kovach explains how Apple's market value grew to $2 trillion — the first U.S. publicly traded company to cross that threshold. But as the big tech names like Apple reach new heights, the underlying economy is struggling. As jobless claims rise, CNBC's Rahel Solomon breaks down which states have been approved to pay out the additional $300 per week federal benefit.

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0:34 - Wall Street Scoreboard
0:55 - Unemployment Unfairness
3:22 - CNBC Soundcheck
5:06 - Apple's $2 trillion value
8:37 - Numbers Round


CNBC.com's MacKenzie Sigalos brings you the day's top business news headlines. Stanford climate scientist Noah Diffenbaugh joins After Hours today to explain why the major wildfires burning through the west coast are more bigger in 2020 than in the past. Plus, CNBC's Kate Rooney reports on the consistent popularity of online trading through brokerages like Robinhood.

0:34 — Market check
1:15 — Retail trading trends
2:50 — CNBC Soundcheck
6:47 — West Coast Wildfires
10:20 — Numbers Round
12:28 — Get The Latest
CNBC.com's MacKenzie Sigalos brings you the day's top business news headlines. We've got a rundown of everything Apple announced at its big product event today, plus a deep dive into the company's numerous app store fights and headaches. Plus, as President Trump prepares to review Oracle's proposal to partner with TikTok, international security experts Kara Frederick and Bobby Chesney explain the national security risks that still remain.

0:44 - Wall Street scoreboard
1:02 - Apple's new announcements
1:38 - Apple's app store fights
5:39 - CNBC Soundcheck
7:49 - The New TikTok?
11:27 - Numbers Round
CNBC.com's MacKenzie Sigalos brings you the day's top business news headlines. On today's show, CNBC.com Apple reporter Kif Leswing breaks down the tech giant's big iPhone 12 reveal, including the implications for the 5G network. Plus, CNBC.com's Melissa Repko dives into Amazon's Prime Day event this year, and explains how competitors like Target and Walmart are better positioned than ever to eat (some of) Amazon's lunch.
CNBC.com's MacKenzie Sigalos brings you the day's top business news headlines. On today's show, CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look at what the municipal bond market can tell us about future of New York City. And CNBC's digital video team explains how the Covid-19 pandemic caused a mad rush for used cars.

0:28 — Wall Street Scoreboard
1:31 — The Future of NYC
4:19 — CNBC Soundcheck
7:12 — The Used Car Boom
11:08 — Numbers Round

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