Business: Black Ink

Reiterating his fealty to a system of private enterprise, property and profit last week, Franklin D. Roosevelt declared that no Administration in U. S. history had done more for that system than the New Deal. Seldom in U. S. history have the reports of private industry played into the hands of a Presidential nominee so neatly as those for the third quarter of 1936. The first 76 corporations to publish their figures on the eve of election showed aggregate profits of $71,480,000, a 47% increase over the third quarter of 1935. Some...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!