Business & Finance: Important Map

On the top floor of the lofty New York Cotton Exchange building is the Cotton Board room. On one side of the room is a large map of the U. S., on which current weather conditions are kept posted. News of storms, hot and cold spells and rainfall are immediately reported here, and marked on the map. In the "Cotton Ring," where brokers and traders are establishing the price for future cotton, the latter never long lose sight of the weather map. For just now, it is mostly a question of the weather...

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