Business: Stock Market

As birds at some unseen rumpus in the air dart from tree to tree, members of the New York Stock Exchange last week dashed from post to post in restless frenzy to buy, to sell. When one day was done and there had subsided the wild scream of men shouting diversely, they found that they had dealt with 3,228,300 shares.

The day done, officials of the Exchange made an announcement bare and ominous —the amount of money loaned to brokers had risen to $4,432,907,321, a sum so...

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