Apple stock soars, market value close to entire retail sector

If you haven't noticed, Apple's stock was soaring today. It closed at US$589.58, another all-time high, and is up +21.48 for the day. As financial analysts pour over these numbers, they are discovering some amazing trivia about this off-the-charts growth.

With the new iPad launch only two days away, I have a feeling this is only the beginning of a momentous climb for Apple.

This article was originally published on Tuaw.