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2. General Electric
Fortune 500 rank: 6
2007 profit: $22.21 billion

More than half of GE's 2007 profit came from overseas, the first time that has happened for the company, as foreign growth outpaced domestic growth.

Sales for the conglomerate, which has its hand in everything from jet engines to mortgages, increased 5% to $177 billion from 2006.

The company reported a record profit at its NBC Universal division.

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Last updated April 24 2008: 11:07 AM ET