Microsoft climbing back toward most valuable company in the world

Microsoft has a market valution of $760 billion.

Google has a market capitalization of $745 billion.

Google and Facebook are facing up to $9.3 Billion in fines on first day of new European privacy law.

Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) rose nearly 1% Wednesday and are now up more than 15% this year.

Microsoft is succeeding with CE) Nadella’s strategy to successfully focus on cloud computing after former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stepped down in 2014.

Morgan Stanley and Evercore ISI think Microsoft’s market value may soon top $1 trillion. This would be more than 30% higher than the company’s current market cap.

Apple is number one at $921 billion.

Amazon is number two at $788 billion.