Business & Finance: Current Situation: Sep. 29, 1924

Except for vague reports of industrial revival, and a slightly firmer tone recently in the prices for industrial shares on the Stock Exchange, the past week—like previous weeks— has proved inconclusive. The railroads are coming into the season where their maximum tonnage is ordinarily hauled and, with good crops in prospect, should do rather well this autumn. Comparison of freight loadings this fall with the banner year of 1923 is, however, apt to be unfair and misleading. The exact crop situation is still undetermined, especially in corn and cotton, being still dependent upon...

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