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...

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