If you’re worried about America’s slide as a global economic power, read this:
One U.S. company is more valuable than the entire Russian stock market.
The map below compares the value of select U.S. companies with entire countries’ stock markets (by market cap).
Internet “plumbing” company Cisco is more valuable than every company... employing every private sector worker... in the entire Russian stock exchange.
And 2 U.S. companies combined — Google and Amazon — are the same size as China’s entire stock market,
which services a domestic population of 1.3 billion.