Apple remains the company with the most press coverage globally YTD, extending its lead over Alphabet, Microsoft and Facebook.

At the beginning of the fourth quarter, an analysis of news coverage based on volumes of articles for companies in the benchmark MSCI indexes for the Americas, Europe and Asia that are carried on Bloomberg shows these key points:

–Apple is No. 1 globally and extending its lead
–U.S. tech dominated: AAPL, GOOGL, MSFT, FB, AMZN
–News coverage for most companies is surprisingly stable
–Coverage of Boeing skyrocketed after 737 Max crash
–European news coverage focused on carmakers, banks
–Renault, Nissan article counts jumped on Ghosn scandal
–Asia is dominated by carmakers, Chinese tech cos