Hitwise today released new data about the top 20 most popular websites in terms of traffic with Google.com taking the top position.

None of the finance related websites managed to breach the top 20 mark though this situation will definitely change when Hitwise release data for October.

Most Popular Websites in US

1	www.google.com    6%
2	mail.yahoo.com 	  4.70%
3	www.myspace.com   4.01%
4	www.yahoo.com 	  3.88%
5	mail.live.com 	  2.14%
6	www.ebay.com 	  1.61%
7	search.yahoo.com  1.48%
8	www.facebook.com  1.20%
9	www.msn.com 	  1.08%
10	www.youtube.com   0.93%
11	www.gmail.com 	  0.79%
12	wikipedia.org     0.53%
13	images.google.com 0.52%
14	mail.aol.com 	  0.42%
15	search.msn.com 	  0.41%
16	news.yahoo.com 	  0.41%
17	my.yahoo.com 	  0.40%
18	address.yahoo.com 0.40%
19	www.pogo.com 	  0.37%
20	craigslist.org    0.33%

Yahoo’s combined share in this pie of top 20 websites is higher than that of Google.

And if these numbers are any indication, here’s how the various web email sites now rank in terms of popularity: (a) Yahoo! Mail (b) Windows Live Hotmail (c) Gmail (d) AOL.