Fortune Magazine Ranks Nebraska High for Market Capiitalization

Fortune Magazine is out with its top companies.  No surprise that Wal-Mart leads the list, posting profits of more than $1 trillion, shattering last year's record by about $300 billion, all while not hiring additional people.  Nebraska shows up in this year's Fortune list of states doing very, very well, demonstrating a shift in geography.  Nebraska is among nine states showing a collective market capitalization of companies growing an average of 12% per year since 1995, almost double than most other states.  Nebraska is on that lofty list along with California, Texas, Minnesota, North Carolina, Tennessee, Washington, Arkansas and Wisconsin.

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