Business & Finance: Wall Street

Stocks. The stock market last week registered one of the most exciting periods in its history. Prices of time-tried shares, long leaders in what has become known as the Coolidge market, were slashed unmercifully by the short interests, marking a decline on the exchange that reflected the country-wide depression now being experienced in almost every avenue of trade. U. S. Steel common, General Motors, General Electric and N. Y. Central shares, known as financial bellwethers and representative of industrial, railway and utility activity, were unable to offer their usual resistance to...

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