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Exxon Passes Apple as Most Valuable Company

Exxon has once again surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable company after the iPhone and iPad maker saw its stock price falter. Apple's stock has been on the decline since the company's quarterly earnings report Wednesday suggested that its fast growth phase, rare for a company of its size, may be coming to an end.

How to Calculate Market Cap and Enterprise Value

Despite how difficult and intimidating professional money managers and Wall Street talking heads make it seem, math for investing is material that most 10-year-olds have learned upon graduating fifth grade. Let's consider two key metrics that you'll want to consider before buying shares of any company.

Standard & Poor's Announces Changes to S&P 500 Index

Standard & Poor's will make changes to several U.S. indexes next week, including the S&P MidCap 400, the S&P SmallCap 600, and the widely used S&P 500. The changes, which reflect the effects of acquisitions and market cap changes, will occur after the close of trading on Dec. 17.

China's Market Cap to Pass U.S. by 2030

A new report by Goldman Sachs examining emerging market says the total value of Chinese stocks are on track to become the world leader. And emerging nations' total share of global equities will reach 55% in 2030 from 31% now.