Business & Finance: Moaning Giant

Prominent in the sick ward of industry is a great, low-moaning giant whose condition has defied able economic physicians, deft financial surgeons. No sooner is one of his many ailments cured than his rising fever and unhappy bellows proclaim the onrush of another disease. He is the U. S. oil industry, who sometimes agrees with the doctors and sometimes shouts defiance at them. Many times the doctors cannot agree themselves. All year the oil giant's condition has grown steadily more alarming and his suffering is communicated directly to the many thousands of persons...

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