Business: Statistics

The beginning of all financial wisdom lies in correct and timely figures. Because in a bear market investors see their mistakes rudely brought to light, they become more appreciative of the need of statistics. Hence to statistical organizations 1930 brought no dearth of business. Last week when the biggest of these organizations in the world, Standard Statistics Co., Inc., prepared to move into eight floors of a new building in Manhattan, it boasted more than 1,200 employes, a gain of 45% in one year, and was glad that its increase in business was...

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