Big profits--and an $8 billion loss

August 1993
U.S. News & World Report;8/9/93, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p20
Comments on profits and losses at four of America's best-known companies. IBM's announcement of an $8 billion loss and plans to cut payroll and close factories worldwide; Rebounding sales and profits for Chrysler, Ford and General Motors.


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