Business: Index

Wall Street's passenger traffic has shrunk according to these figures given out by Interborough Rapid Transit Co.: Fares Collected, first four months: 1929 1931

Wall & William Streets.. 4,084,000 3,891,000

Wall & Broadway 4,386,000 3,882,000

A mental attitude "engendered by the performance of the securities markets" was blamed by Iron Age last fortnight for the slackening of steel demand. Production last week was averaging a shade under 40% of capacity against 41% the week before, 70% in the same week last year. Scrap steel prices reached the lowest levels last week since December 1914....

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