It's Hard To Find The Losers

1995 was a year of spectacular gains in market values

In most years, a 20% hike in market value would earn any company the right to celebrate. But in 1995, that wasn't the case. Altogether, the companies on the BUSINESS WEEK 1000 enjoyed a chart-breaking market value gain of 35%. Their combined profits rose 15%, to $308 billion, on sales up 12%, to $4.9 trillion.

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