Business & Finance: Race of Three

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Ford Motor Co. is a Delaware corporation. Its main plant—the most magnificent aggregation of industrial equipment in the modern world—is at River Rouge, Mich. At the start of last year it had assets of $639,000,000, over one-half of which was in cash or liquid paper. During the past 30 years it has sold more than 22,000,000 automobiles, approximately the total number on the road today. Its principal stockholder once turned down an offer of a billion dollars for the company as a going concern. Since it was founded in 1903 with...

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