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It depends what you bought when. If you held both Apple and Microsoft from the beginning, you made far more money on Microsoft stock. If you bought in the bubble then you probably lost a bundle on whatever you bought, whether it was Microsoft stock or somebody else's.

If you bought Apple at $700, you're still in a big hole.

However, if you bought Apple stock instead of Apple computers, then over the years, you probably did pretty well ;-)

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