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At $1.75 trillion, U.S. corporate profits hit an all-time high in the third quarter, accounting for 11.1 percent of the country’s GDP.

The profit jump, revealed by revised GDP numbers from the U.S. Department of Commerce for the period from July-September 2012, marks an 18.6 percent increase from the same time last year.

Meanwhile, wages for workers hit an all-time low in the third quarter, falling to 43.5 percent of GDP.

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/blog/2012/12/corporate-profits-hit-all-time-high-as.html