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Here’s How Apple’s $18 Billion iPhone-Fueled Profit Stacks Up

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Apple Inc. reported a record $18 billion in quarterly profit today, one of the biggest in corporate history, fueled by holiday sales of larger-screened iPhones. Just how does that three-month haul stack up?

Here are some comparisons by the numbers: