Business & Finance: Stock Market

Boom, boom—boom, boom, boom. To the noise of that word marched the stocks of the N. Y. Stock Exchange last week. Up the narrow white street of the tape they paraded, left foot, right foot; point after point, up went steels, up went rails, up went sterling. On Saturday, a record was reached. The trading done on that day was only once exceeded in the history of the Exchange —on a Saturday, and that once in panic-time—the silver panic of 1906. It was not until 20 minutes after twelve noon, normal closing time, that...

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