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Business: Wheat, Wheat, Wheat

While the world's currencies were confounding the moneychangers of Europe last week (see above), the world's wheat was doing hardly less to the grain traders of three continents. Breaking over the Winnipeg market, a dark storm of selling tumbled the price 6ยข per bu. in two days. In Liverpool, Rotterdam and Buenos Aires wheat fell in confusion. In Chicago, no longer a world market, all contracts dropped below $1 for the first time since the Drought. Other commodities, notably rubber, joined the downward march.

The Dominion burned...

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