Business: Profits

General Motors earned $149,317,553 net, in nine months. This is more than it has earned in any previous full year and represents $17.77 each on 8,700,000 common shares, after senior dividends are paid. Production of Chevrolets (80,000 in September) is approaching that of Fords (estimated 110,000 in September). Yellow Truck's net income for July-September was $163,946, less by nearly $100,000 than is required for the 1% cumulative preferred.

Du Pont. The E. I. du Pont de Nemours Co. owns about a quarter interest in General Motors, from which its nine months' income has been...

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