The esteemed Houston Chronicle has published its list of the city's 100 top companies. Given the fact that Houston is absolutely booming right now, this list is harder to overlook than in years past. In this video, contributor Aimee Duffy looks at the five companies topping the list, and explains the investing value to be found in these types of ranked lists.

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