Business: Commodities & Gold

President Richard Whitney of the New York Stock Exchange did not go to work at No. 18 Broad St. one morning last week but continued on down the street to No. 81. There the head of Manhattan's oldest exchange turned in to help the head of Manhattan's youngest exchange open its new quarters.

Brokers in linen jackets milled curiously around the four brand new rings of the Commodity Exchange—rubber, silk, hides, metals (copper, silver and tin). They eyed the clock nervously but President Jerome Lewine cut short the fanfare at 10 a. m. sharp,...

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