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  Corporation Finance: Issues, Review of Fortune 500 Companies' Periodic Reports
We also discovered that the comments raised on the Fortune 500 companies are consistent with the comments we issue generally in our review of periodic filings.
Under an appropriate heading, companies are encouraged to disclose their most difficult and judgmental estimates, the most important and pervasive accounting policies they use, and the areas most sensitive to material change from external factors, and to provide a sensitivity analysis to facilitate an investor's understanding of the impact on the bottom line.
In our review of the Fortune 500 companies, we noted a substantial number of companies did not provide any critical accounting policy disclosure in circumstances where FR-60 could fairly be read as calling for this disclosure.
www.sec.gov /divisions/corpfin/fortune500rep.htm   (3429 words)

  
 Fortune 500 - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Fortune 500 - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Fortune 500, a list of the 500 largest companies in the United States, compiled and published annually by Fortune, a financial magazine.
Fortune-Telling, practice of predicting the future through psychic means, such as the interpretation of signs or communication with supernatural...
encarta.msn.com /Fortune_500.html   (118 words)

  
  Fortune 500 Index
Fortune does begin with a list of 500 companies, but this year 25 were excluded because they're private, and the rest didn't meet liquidity requirements.
As of 3/31/2002, the streetTRACKS Fortune 500 (FFF) held 15.9% of assets in tech, according to Morningstar.
The Fortune 500 is a cap-weighted index of the largest U.S. companies ranked by total operating revenues from the latest fiscal year.
www.indexfunds.com /articles/20020429_fortune500_iss_gen_ST.htm   (455 words)

  
 Fortune 500 Email Databases
Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies are all U.S.-based public and private companies that file all or parts of their financial results with a government agency are eligible for the FORTUNE 500 and the Fortune 1000 classification/rankings.
Fortune 1000 MSE initiate, control and approve 80% of the dollars to be spent on information Marketing and Sales — and is the only source that lets you deliver customized messages to key decision makers with top-level purchasing authority.
Fortune 1000 Procurement Executives initiate, control and approve 80% of the dollars to be spent by their company— and is the only source that lets you deliver customized messages to key decision makers with top-level purchasing authority.
www.rsateleservices.com /id33.html   (2133 words)

  
 Fortune 500 Companies and Special Libraries - Special Libraries Association
A SLA study reveals that in 1998, corporations that were ranked higher on the Fortune 500 list were significantly more likely than those ranked lower to have a corporate library or information center (r=.257; ÿ=.0001; accurate 99 times out of 100).
When examining the Fortune 500 companies by groups of 100, it was found that 85% of those in the top 100 had libraries/information centers.
The Fortune 500 list used in the study was presented in the April 27, 1998 issue of Fortune.
www.sla.org /content/resources/research/researchlinks/f500.cfm   (754 words)

  
 Fortune 1000 Domain Registrations: An Alternative Perspective on Registrar Market Share
In recent research, I have documented the registrars used by the primary domains of each of the Fortune 1000 companies and have compared their chosen registrars with the registrars used by a broader cross-section of the market.
Interestingly, Register.com's share among Fortune 500 companies (11.2%) is greater than its share among the firms ranked 501 through 1000 by Fortune (6.7%).
Fortune 1000 registrations are but a small portion of domains and of registrar profits.
cyber.law.harvard.edu /people/edelman/fortune-registrars   (1183 words)

  
 Fortune 500 Company List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
The Fortune 500 is a ranking of the top 500 United States public corporations as measured by gross revenue, although eligible companies are any for which revenues are publicly available (which is a larger universe than "public companies," as the term is commonly understood, to mean "companies whose common stock trades on a stock exchange).
Fortune 100 is a frequently used term used to reference the top 100 firms in this same list, and Fortune 1000 refers to the top 1000 firms ranked according to the same methodology.
The Fortune 500 should not be confused with the S&P 500, which is a stock market index.
www.fortune500s.com   (153 words)

  
 CBS News | Wal-Mart Tops Fortune 500 List | April 5, 2005 03:00:02
Wal-Mart was No. 1 on the Fortune 500 for the fourth straight year, with 2004 sales of more than $288.189 billion, up about 11 percent from 2003.
Meanwhile, glaringly absent from the upper echelons of the Fortune 500 was insurer Fannie Mae, which ranked at No. 20 last year but failed to file 2004 financial statements due to accounting problems.
Fortune examined data from 45 companies on the list that voluntarily provide employment figures, and found foreign employment rose by 9.6 percent, while U.S. employment rose by less than 1 percent.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/04/04/national/main685527.shtml   (632 words)

  
 Fortune 500 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Fortune 1000.
The Fortune 500 is a ranking of the top 500 American public corporations as measured by gross revenue, although eligible companies are any for which revenues are publicly available (which is a larger universe than "public companies," as the term is commonly understood, meaning "companies having common stock that trades on a stock exchange").
The Fortune 100 is a frequently used term used to reference the top 100 firms in this same list.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fortune_500   (190 words)

  
 fortune - Definitions from Dictionary.com
The fortune cookie (1962) is said to have been invented in 1918 by David Jung, Chinese immigrant to America who established Hong Kong Noodle Co., who handed out cookies that contained uplifting messages as a promotional gimmick.
Fortune 500 "most profitable American companies" is 1955, from the list published annually in "Fortune" magazine.
Fortunate Islands "mythical abode of the blessed dead, in the Western Ocean," 1432, translates L. Fortunatæ Insulæ.
dictionary.reference.com /browse/fortune   (669 words)

  
 USPages - the best of US business
More than just a simple list, US Pages allows you to search for all the Fortune 500 corporations in a specific industry, read about them, view business and financial summaries, see how their stocks are doing and find contact details for each.
Fortune 500 is synonymous with American business and represents the corporate culture that is thriving in this country.
The Fortune 500 represent power, wealth, consumerism, and capitalism, and are often the benchmark by which other companies are judged, as well as the ideal that many businesses aspire to.
www.uspages.com   (147 words)

  
 Fortune 500 Headquarters
Fortune 500 corporate headquarters moves are infrequent (less than 0.2% of all announced moves and expansions for 1999).
Despite the broad attention they get from the media, Fortune 500 headquarters moves are relatively rare.
Only 16 of over 10,000 expansions and relocations were Fortune 500 corporate headquarters moves (1999 data).
www.gpec.org /infocenter/headquarters.html   (645 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Fortune [1-year subscription]: Magazines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Fortune is still a very valuable publication and I try not to miss an issue.
Fortune is very much a corporate publication, and while it does present a few articles on personal finance, it would be better if it contained more.
Fortune represents a generally bullish and strongly pro-business perspective with just a touch of cynicism about corporate leadership and its trends.
www.amazon.com /Fortune-1-year-subscription/dp/B00005R8B8   (1947 words)

  
 Fortune 500
Fortune magazine, a biweekly financial publication, started listing the top 500 industrial corporations' earnings 46 years ago and it soon became the investor's equivalent of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.
At its most basic, the Fortune 500 is a tally of U.S. corporations with the highest revenues for the past year, as reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission on annual earnings reports called 10-Ks.
"One should look at [the Fortune 500 index] and understand who these companies are, but size is not necessarily a measure of profitability or performance," she says.
www.bankrate.com /brm/news/investing/20001213b.asp?prodtype=grn   (824 words)

  
 Fortune 500 - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Fortune 500 - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Fortune-Telling, practice of predicting the future through psychic means, such as the interpretation of signs or communication with supernatural...
Indianapolis 500 : pictures related to the Indianapolis 500
ca.encarta.msn.com /Fortune_500.html   (94 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Wal-Mart tops 'Fortune' 500 again   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Wal-Mart was No. 1 on the Fortune 500 for the fourth straight year, with 2004 sales of more than $288.189 billion, up about 11% from 2003.
Meanwhile, absent from the upper echelons of the Fortune 500 was insurer Fannie Mae (FNM), which ranked at No. 20 last year but failed to file 2004 financial statements because of accounting problems.
Shareholders saw good returns from Fortune 500 companies over the past year, as the Fortune 500 index measured a total return of 10.3% in 2004.
www.usatoday.com /money/companies/2005-04-04-walmart-fortune_x.htm   (610 words)

  
 VeraWorks - Fortune 500 Performance
Research on Fortune 500 EVP performance vis-à-vis the Quality Standards was done through a Web survey and interviews, per respondent preference, in April and May of 2002.
Every company in the Fortune 500 was contacted via phone calls and emails and invited to participate.
They are being made public in large part as a framework in which to present the Fortune 500 research results.
www.veraworks.com /F500SurveyResults.html   (1888 words)

  
 Minnesota — Fortune 500 Companies
I happened to see the Fortune 500 list sorted by home state, and found it interesting that Minnesota was home to 18 Fortune 500 companies.
In order to make the Fortune 500 list, a company has to be based in the United States, and be publically traded.
Also see my photo tours of the Minnesota Forbes 500 (largest private US companies), and the rest of the Minnesota Fortune 1000 (those that rank 501 to 1000).
www.visi.com /~jweeks/stuff/fortune500/index.html   (1760 words)

  
 Fortune Magazine Subscription - Business & Finance - Magazines.com Magazine Subscriptions
More About Fortune: Fortune Magazine was originally published in 1930 and was the first business journal in America.
Fortune is published every two weeks by Time Inc. who also publishes Money, Time, and Business 2.0.
Fortune is most famous for its annual lists: the Fortune 500 and the Fortune 1000 (the top ranking public corporations based on a measure of gross revenue) as well, the Fortune Global 500 lists the top ranking international companies.
www.magazines.com /ncom/mag?mid=1804   (319 words)

  
 FORTUNE Education Program
FORTUNE is published biweekly, except in January, when it is published once.
FORTUNE's signature list of the country's best employers, compiled through surveys, questionnaires, and interviews with employees.
A partner to the FORTUNE 500 of American Business, released each April, the Global 500 provides a highly competitive and invaluable analysis of the world's strongest companies.
www.fortuneeducation.com /calendar.htm   (235 words)

  
 Fortune 500 | Introduction
In a sense, the 500 represents the bedrock of American business, and every list is like a core sample of the year's corporate geology: Each contains traces of the economy that produced it.
The 500 has always been a blend of companies that seem perpetually to tower over the rest (General Motors, Exxon, and more than 100 others that were on the list in 1955 remain there today) and companies that stay for a while before fading away or succumbing to the competition.
In this special FORTUNE 500 issue, as always, our writers have ferreted out the most intriguing tales behind the numbers.
www.mc.maricopa.edu /~mainieri/StatPoint/giants.html   (710 words)

  
 Fortune Global 500 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Fortune Global 500 is a ranking of the top 500 corporations as measured by revenue.
It differs from the Fortune 500 in that the latter only lists the top US corporations.
Breakdown by city propers (not metropolitan areas) as provided by Fortune Magazine ([2]).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fortune_Global_500   (164 words)

  
 Wal-Mart tops Fortune 500 list - Stocks & Economy - MSNBC.com
Fortune’s annual ranking, to be published in the magazine’s April 5 edition, is based on the companies’ sales figures as reported in financial statements for 2003.
And only 37 of the 500 companies disappointed shareholders with negative returns, which the magazine calculated by adding the change in a company’s stock price to its dividend income.
Fortune credited barely-there interest rates, fewer accounting scandals, tax cuts and increased government spending as helping to power the blue chip boom.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/4573885   (875 words)

  
 QUALCOMM Press Center - QUALCOMM Named to FORTUNE 500 List
FORTUNE released the list this week in its April 26, 1999 issue.
FORTUNE cited telecom deregulation, Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) technology and wireless demand as reasons that propelled QUALCOMM into the FORTUNE 500 list at number 440.
Additionally, QUALCOMM was recognized by FORTUNE as one of the companies demonstrating the biggest increase in revenues over fiscal year 1997.
www.qualcomm.com /press/releases/1999/press456.html   (260 words)

  
 Fortune 500 - Multilingual websites
Companies at every level of the Fortune 500 have multilingual websites, but there is a slight correlation between the size of the organisation and whether or not it has a multilingual website.
Of the 42% of Fortune 500 websites that are not localised, companies in the petroleum refining industry (the largest of which has revenues in excess of $270bn) were found to be the least likely to have multilingual content.
The majority of the Fortune 500 that do not have multilingual websites are domestic and operate only inside the USA.
www.translationdirectory.com /article918.htm   (1092 words)

  
 Inc 500 List - Top Companies - Top 500 Companies
500 quiz to test your knowledge of lists past and present.
Here are the trends and newsmakers from the past 25 years of the Inc. 500.
The Ultimate Inc. 500 Quiz Test your knowledge of past and present Inc. 500 companies--and their CEOs.
www.inc.com /500   (388 words)

  
 Wal-Mart Tops 2002 Ranking of the Fortune 500
The FORTUNE 500 list appears in the April 15 issue of FORTUNE, available on newsstands April 8 and at www.fortune500.comas of 9:00 a.m.
Wal-Mart's leap to the top of the FORTUNE 500 is emblematic of a large economic shift.
In related stories about FORTUNE 500 companies, David Stipp describes how Amgen (No. 403), is burning brainpower to develop sophisticated biotech therapies, while Nelson Schwartz charts how Duke Energy (No. 14) became the un-Enron resisting financial tricks, complex partnerships, and other Wall Street fads.
www.timewarner.com /corp/newsroom/pr/0,20812,669263,00.html   (903 words)

  
 FORTUNE 500, news, interviews - FORTUNE Magazine on CNNMoney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-20)
Fortune crunches the numbers in 100 markets and tells you where the value of your home is headed in 2007.
Fortune's Justin Fox tells you what that means for the stock market in the coming year.
A Fortune cover story on controversial attorney Bill Lerach was the last straw for one of his clients, reports Fortune's Roger Parloff.
www.fortune.com /fortune/fortune500   (1192 words)

  
 Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce - Work - Our Fortune 500
Born and bred right here in Omaha, our four Fortune 500 companies are highly respected nationally and consistently successful.
Yet here we sit, with four Fortune 500 companies at the ready and more awaiting the same level of success.
Ranked in the top 10 of Fortune magazine’s list of “America’s Most-Admired Companies” and “Global Most-Admired Companies.” Berkshire Hathaway continues to gain notoriety for the city – as much for its stock value as for its head, Omaha native Warren Buffett.
www.omahachamber.org /work/Fortune500.aspx   (585 words)

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