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12. General Electric
General Electric
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 12 (Previous rank: 11)
CEO: Jeffrey R. Immelt
Employees: 327,000
Address: 3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, Connecticut  6828
Country: U.S.
Website: www.ge.com
The "G" in "GE" might as well stand for "global." The iconic American company now derives about half of its $176.7 billion in revenue from outside the United States.

Not surprisingly, the conglomerate is currently looking shed some domestic businesses. Its appliance business is up for sale, and General Electric announced last year that GE Money would exit the troubled U.S. mortgage business.
Revenues 176,656.0 5.0
Profits 22,208.0 6.6
Assets 795,337.0
Stockholders' equity 115,559.0
Revenues 13
Assets 3
1 General Electric 12 176,656.0
2 Fannie Mae 161 43,355.0
3 Freddie Mac 162 43,104.0
4 American Express 234 32,316.0
5 GMAC 244 31,490.0
6 Countrywide Financial 352 23,442.1
7 Cie Nationale Portefeuille 470 17,821.5
From the July 21, 2008 issue
Revenues: includes revenues from discontinued operations.
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