20 most profitable
Exxon Mobil again tops Fortune's list of top earners. Which other companies are among the most profitable on the planet?
More Global 500
Once again, Wal-Mart grabs the No. 1 spot. See which other companies are the largest on the planet. (
20 money losers
Even giants like General Motors and Merrill Lynch had a rough time in 2007. Here are 20 companies that finished the year in the red. (
Which industries rule?
The banking industry saw the biggest sales increase, while the airline business saw the biggest jump in profits, with earnings surging 118%. (
In 2007, 12 of the Fortune Global 500 companies were run by women - only 10 were in 2006. (