That's the good news. The bad news: The list is based on Apple's 2012 performance.
FORTUNE -- According to this year's edition of the Fortune Global 500, Apple (AAPL) is the second most profitable company in the world after Exxon Mobil (XOM) and has jumped from 55th to 19th place in terms of revenue. (See list below.)
Sounds good, right? The problem is, this year's list is based on last year's results MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 8, 2013 7:22 AM ET
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