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Introduction

A company, abbreviated as co., is a legal entity made up of an association of people, be they natural, legal, or a mixture of both, for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise. Company members share a common purpose, and unite to focus their various talents and organize their collectively available skills or resources to achieve specific, declared goals. Companies take various forms, such as:

A company or association of persons can be created at law as a legal person so that the company in itself can accept limited liability for civil responsibility and taxation incurred as members perform (or fail to discharge) their duty within the publicly declared "birth certificate" or published policy.

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Air Force One over Mt. Rushmore.jpg
Credit: United States Air Force
Air Force One, a Boeing VC-25, flying over Mount Rushmore. Boeing is a major aerospace and defense corporation, originally founded by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington. Its international headquarters has been in Chicago, Illinois, US since 2001. Boeing is the largest global aircraft manufacturer by revenue, orders and deliveries, and the second-largest aerospace and defense contractor in the world. Boeing is the largest exporter in the United States. Its stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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Rank First Quarter Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter
1 United States Microsoft
Increase904,860[1]
2 United States Apple Inc.
Increase895,670[2]
3 United States Amazon.com
Increase874,710[3]
4 United States Alphabet Inc.
Increase818,160[4]
5 United States Berkshire Hathaway
Decrease493,750[5]
6 United States Facebook
Increase475,730[6]
7 China Alibaba Group
Increase472,940[7]
8 China Tencent
Increase440,980[8]
9 United States Johnson & Johnson
Increase372,230[9]
10 United States ExxonMobil
Increase342,170[10]

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