Business & Finance: Morgan Mergers

When, last fortnight, J. P. Morgan & Co. announced a merger of three potent New York State power companies (TIME, June 24), only New York Staters were deeply interested. When, last week, final approval of the long-pending merger of Continental Oil and Marland Oil companies was interpreted as first step in a national Morgan oil corporation, public interest was wider but still quiescent. But also announced last week was a Morgan-managed merger of Fleischmann Co., Royal Baking Powder Co., and E. W. Gillett, Ltd.* At...

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