Business & Finance: Earnings: Apr. 8, 1929

Largest European corporation is I. G. Farbenindustrie A. G. (TIME, April 1), largest European earner as well with its $25,000,000 (1927) net income. Yet, though 25 million is no puny amount in any man's hemisphere, U. S. corporations would hardly stand awed at its magnitude. Of some 500 U. S. companies thus far reporting 1928 earnings, 28 exceeded the I. G. F. A. G. figure. Nine passed the $50,000,000 mark. Of these nine U. S. Steel and American Tel. & Tel. exceeded $100,000,000, and General Motors established...

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