Business & Finance: Market Advice

The lot of business adviser has long been recognized as an unhappy one. If business profits through good advice, it pats itself (not the adviser) on the back; in case the opposite occurs, the adviser gets all the blame.

Recently, an episode in the West showed that the farmer is just as difficult to advise as the investor or stock trader. The Department of Agriculture, after an investigation, reported that the decrease in potato acreage would amount to about 6% this year.

This was not at all to the liking of C. W. Peterson, manager...

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