Up north at Basle in the German-speaking neck of Switzerland drowses a bleak building once the Hotel de I'Univers, today the financial watch tower not only of Europe and Asia but of the entire world. Through its small lobby scurry page boys, their grey liveries initialed in silver with the suggestive letters, BIZ. The big table around which biggest business is done by the Governors of Banks of England, France, Germany Italy, Japan and a U. S. group headed by J.P. Morgan & Co. is draped in grey, the color of money bags....

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