By Philip Elmer-DeWitt
September 17, 2010

Climbs $6.35 for the day, passing a record $274.07 set last June

With the iPad set to go on sale the next morning in China and five South American countries, Apple (AAPL) shares rose $6.35 (2.35%) Thursday to close at a record $276.57. The stock is still a couple dollars shy of the record intraday high of $279.01 set on June 21, 2010.

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