Money losers

Just how far into the red are stalwarts like Goodyear and Tyson Foods? Bigger isn't always better -- 17 of Fortune's Global 500 are actually in the red.

Vodafone
Vodafone
Global 500 rank: 95 (Previous rank: 66)
2006 loss: $10.3 billion
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First, the bad news: Vodafone lost a bundle in 2006. Now for the good news: It was $30 billion less than the British cellular giant bled the year before. The world's No. 2 wireless carrier (by subscribers) took a huge writedown on the value of its assets in Italy and Germany, where its subsidiaries have withered under competition from cheaper upstarts.

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Ford

Vodafone

Delta

Delphi

GM

Coca-Cola Enterprises

TUI

Lear

CPC

Sanyo

Goodyear

Centrica

Hitachi

Alcatel-Lucent

Tyson

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