Business: Allied Off

If the New York Stock Exchange went in for fancy guild crests, its motto, most U. S. citizens have been led to believe, would be Laissez Faire. Until 1930, when stockbroking as a whole fell into public disrepute, the Exchange was content to make sure that its members were personally straight. Since that time it has given a good deal of thought and some lip service to Reform. President Richard Whitney from time to time made footling pleas that all companies listed on the Big Board issue in the interest of their shareholders...

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