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Why the Fortune 500 trounces the S&P

We tracked an equally weighted investment in the companies in our annual lists from 2000 through 2013 for one year from their issue dates, reinvesting the proceeds in the next year’s list. 91 more words

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Efficiency Experts

Productivity is at an all-time high for the Fortune 500, generating an average of $1.2 million in annual revenue for every employee. Energy, wholesalers, and financial firms are leading the way, bringing in large amounts of revenue from relatively small payrolls. 40 more words

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Stock market volatility is back!

The S&P 500 just posted its first four-week loss since August 2011, and with it came some dizzying ups and downs. Shares of Fortune 500 companies, indeed, were even wilder. 37 more words

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