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The American Way
Six weeks ago, American Airlines parent AMR Corp. surprised Wall Street with a handsome second-quarter net profit of $291 million. To put this achievement into its proper perspective, the last time AMR earned as much, fuel was selling for around 80 cents a gallon, yields were rising toward 14 cents per passenger mile, Bill Clinton was completing his second term in the White House and 911 was what you dialed in an emergency.