Business: U. S. Revelations

The curiosity of the U. S. Government about business, long overflowing, last week seemed about to burst the last innermost of business privacy. The number of major Government investigations simultaneously descending on business broke all records.

Brokers. Besides its investigation of Manhattan's Chase National Bank and its investigation of Associated Gas & Electric Co. already afoot, the Senate Committee opened still another investigation. Inquisitor Ferdinand Pecora sent the New York Stock Exchange a questionnaire so exhaustive that it would have required practically a complete audit of the books of all the...

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