Business: Current Situation: Jun. 29, 1925

Many business men are, this spring, asking themselves: "What is prosperity, anyhow?" Since 1915, the tendency has been to define prosperity in terms of a boom, short but violent. A period when steady profits could be made without much risk seems, after the hysteria and excitement of the War years, a very tame sort of affair.

In consequence, the complaining attitude of many really prosperous business men is in reality a phase of the reconstruction after the War, which has similarly left its mark in the Arts and even in the Sciences....

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