Business & Finance: Biggest

If Macaulay's schoolboy were living today, he undoubtedly could name the nation's largest bank. It was last winter's series of mergers which made people conscious of bank sizes, so that now even businessmen know that the National City is U. S. biggest.*

Last week the National City Bank acquired another title of magnitude, the ultimate title, in fact, of "biggest in the world." Its merger with the Corn Exchange Bank Trust Co. swelled its resources to $2,386,066,401, a total sufficient to nose out the former...

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