The 500 largest private companies - With the Dow at 6200, all manner of once very private companies are going public. But these 500 firms either don't need the capital or can't stand the scrutiny.
Wall Street? No way. Who needs nosy shareholders? Certainly not our top 500 private companies.
The 500 Largest Private Companies: Their access to capital is limited but many of them thrive anyway -- And don't have to answer to shareholders or analysts