Business & Finance: Current Situation: Dec. 10, 1923

An irregular stock market showed tendencies after Thanksgiving of turning dull. But the attention of the business community has for the time being abandoned Wall Street and other financial or trade centers, and has concentrated on the gathering of the new Congress in Washington.

A divided Senate and House, with a small group of radicals holding the balance of power, as well as a danger of Drastic changes in the committee chairmanships, have for some time past given concern to business interests. Such important questions as taxation, tariff, railroad laws, farm credits,...

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