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BHP Billiton
Rank: 183
Profits ($millions): $13,416
Change from 2006: 28.4%
Ticker: BHP

Mining giant BHP Billiton has substantial interests in oil, gas and diamonds, which helped boost profits by 28% in 2007. Despite market volatility, it looks like a solid set of numbers for BHP with a growing demand for copper, iron and nickel.

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