Business: Boston's Bear

When stock market prices trembled from their highs and fell, rumor remembered the claws of famed Bear Jesse Livermore and how he might be running through the list, searching for weak spots to tear at. But last week Bear Livermore publicly scoffed the idea that "the little trading" he does was responsible for the break. Another ogre has been the report of a new bear in Boston who "sells the board" in lots of from 50,000 to 100,000 shares. To conservative Boston bankers the new bear is not familiar. To traders and...

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