The Top 10 Most Valuable Companies On The Planet

P&G is the world’s largest consumer product company. Its broad array of products ranges from razors to soap to skin care.

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10. Procter & Gamble P&G is the world’s largest consumer product company. Its broad array of products ranges from razors to soap to skin care. (credit: DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)
AT&T is one of the largest telecom companies in the world.

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9. AT&T AT&T is one of the largest telecom companies in the world. (credit: Etienne FRANCHI/AFP/Getty Images)
Warren Buffett’s (pictured above) conglomerate owns everything from railroads to newspapers to insurance companies. 
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8. Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett’s (pictured above) conglomerate owns everything from railroads to newspapers to insurance companies. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
The world’s largest retailer. 

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7. Walmart The world’s largest retailer. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
The company still dominates the search engine market.

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6. Google The company still dominates the search engine market. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Chevron is essentially a smaller version of Exxon.

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5. Chevron Chevron is essentially a smaller version of Exxon. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
IBM is to enterprise computing what Microsoft is to personal computing.

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4. IBM IBM is to enterprise computing what Microsoft is to personal computing. (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)
Microsoft was the No.1 company by market cap a decade ago. It's now No. 3.

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3. Microsoft Microsoft was the No.1 company by market cap a decade ago. It's now No. 3. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Exxon is the world largest oil company.

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2. Exxon Mobil Exxon is the world largest oil company. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Apple has become the most valuable company of all time, surpassing Exxon Mobile.

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1. Apple Apple has become the most valuable company of all time, surpassing Exxon Mobile. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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