When reporting on corporate fines against large companies such as Verizon, Wells Fargo, BP, etc., please specify how long it takes said company to earn the amount of the fine.

For example, the recent FCC fine of Comcast of $2.3 MILLION sounds like a whole bunch of dollars, until you see that their revenue for 2015 was $74.5B. That means it took them about 16 minutes to make the money to pay the FCC fine.


But I’m sure they learned their lesson...