The largest company in every state

The largest company in every state

The largest companies in the United States are almost all concentrated in major metropolitan areas. Nearly one in 10 Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in New York City. The five largest cities in the U.S. by population account for more than one fifth of the 500 largest public U.S. companies by revenue, and that’s not counting, for example, the substantial metropolitan regions of the San Francisco Bay Area or the New York tri-state area, which have dozens more.

A sailor’s salary: $300,000, if he works for Ellison

A sailor’s salary: $300,000, if he works for Ellison

A lawsuit against Larry Ellison ’s sailing squad, which has led to the seizure of one of his million-dollar boats, is also revealing how much the Oracle Corp. founder is willing to spend to win the America’s Cup: $300,000 a year for a rank-and-file sailor. The litigation is the latest in a series of legal battles that have surrounded the billionaire’s sailing successes. On Monday morning, two federal marshals walked into the San Francisco waterfront …