Business & Finance: Co. v. Corp.

A corporation is a company and a company is a corporation, but in the official names of industrial establishments, Co. and Corp. should never be confused. Last week in Brooklyn many a stockholder in a Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical Co. thought himself wealthy, discovered himself tricked. He had bought (at from $25 to $30 a share) stock in Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical Co. He knew that Curtiss and Wright were famed aviation names, were also famed aviation companies. He knew also that Clement Melville Keys' Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Co. had...

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