According to Forbes.com, even a depression is a place for opportunity if you have ambition, cash and scale.
Many of the names on this year's Forbes Global 2000 list of the world's biggest companies will emerge far stronger when world economies snap back next year as expected.
For the strong corporations, there are rivals to buy, technologies to fund and new markets to enter--all at lower prices than we've seen in years.
Microsoft’s Chief Executive Steven Ballmer says "Despite the economy, it's important to think about what is possible." More...