Business & Finance: Uproar

Wall Street has the reputation of having a shrewd idea as how much most leading U. S. business men are worth. Indeed, this is in a way a necessary part of Wall Street's regular business in credit. Accordingly, when the Treasury Department allowed the publication of tax returns of large tax-payers,* no small interest was shown in them along the famed thoroughfare "between the graveyard [Trinity] and the river [East]." The first reaction of the financial district was astonishment and indignation, and expended itself in heated conversations about individual rights, etc. This word...

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