ExxonMobil (XOM), with $443B in revenue and $45B in profits, sideswipes Wal-Mart (WMT) to retake...


ExxonMobil (XOM), with $443B in revenue and $45B in profits, sideswipes Wal-Mart (WMT) to retake first place in the 2009 Fortune 500. Despite its misfortunes, GE (GE) moved up one spot to #5. All told, America's top 500 firms earned a collective $98.9B - down 85% from $645.2B a year ago.

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  • Chillvesting
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    "I kind of feel like XOM is the new Wal-Mart. No one needs to hide behind a flowery logo! Just brilliant R and D: Research and Development! Not Reading and Data mining. These guys will be finding water for somebody when the oil...aint there"

     

    -J. Gramer to T. Boone Pickum's
    19 Apr 2009, 03:24 PM Reply Like
  • The Geoffster
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    What no talk of windfall profits tax? The lefties must be happy now.
    19 Apr 2009, 03:36 PM Reply Like
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