Business: Livermore's Doubts

Mr. Jesse Livermore, young man with light hair, big back head and solemn face, knows more about stocks and such things than all others put together. So it is said. He sells or buys tens of thousands of shares at a time, and thousands follow when he says, "Buy" or "Sell."—ARTHUR BRISBANE.

Wall Street last week gave an exhibition of mysteries second only to the oil scandal in Washington, and in fact caused by it. The stock market had advanced steadily if irregularity for many weeks, and had become overbought and top-heavy. At...

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