With markets still soaring to all-time highs, CNBC.com takes another look at the top U.S.-based public corporations — from old-school, decades-old stalwarts to newfangled tech disruptors — based on market capitalization. When we last ranked the country's largest businesses by market cap, back in March, Apple led the pack and General Electric brought up the rear. Today, the top three remain the same, but there's been some mid-list reshuffling and GE's been squeezed out altogether by a Charlotte, North Carolina-based banking behemoth.
— By CNBC.com's Kenneth Kiesnoski
Updated and reposted 24 October 2017. Originally posted 8 March 2017.
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