The online giant gets its due as its stock is named a Standard & Poor's 500 component. At the same time, Oracle chief Larry Ellison uses the firm's $4.3 billion buyout of Netscape as proof that Microsoft has seriously hurt its competitors.
AOL soars on S&P 500 addition
update Shares in America Online soar in pre-opening trading following news that the company is being added to the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.
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