Business: Brokers' Deal

No class of businessmen has received a bigger dose of the New Deal than U. S. brokers. First the New Deal brought them business such as they have not had for months, business in volume and with a vengeance. Last week the Chicago Board of Trade shut up shop on Friday noon and on Monday noon instead of 1:30 p. m. as usual. The reason for voluntarily abandoning the two half-day's business was that brokers and Exchange employes were physically worn out by the rush of June trading in grain. In Manhattan the New...

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