What will the combined revenue of Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft be in the second half of 2021?
Previous version. This question was previously issued for the first half of 2021. The mean forecast for the first half of 2021 was $551 billion. Although that question has not yet resolved, based on data for the second half of 2020 -- $631 billion -- big tech revenue appears to be increasing ahead of the crowd's predictions. You can view those forecasts here.
Context. Even as the economic crisis deepened, large tech companies have have demonstrated resilience, beating Wall Street Analysts’ expectations.
Data and Resolution Details. This question resolves based on the 10-Q filings of Alphabet Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc., and Microsoft Inc. It resolves when these companies’ 10-Q filings for the fourth quarter of 2021 are publicly available.
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|Possible Answer||Crowd Forecast|
|Less than $470 billion||2.21%|
|Between $470 billion and $540 billion, inclusive||6.01%|
|More than $540 billion but less than or equal to $610 billion||16.25%|
|More than $610 billion but less than or equal to $680 billion||32.22%|
|More than $680 billion||43.32%|