Business: Election Elation

BUSINESS & FINANCE

In the drizzly dawn of the morning after Election, weary brokers in a dozen Manhattan brokerage offices snapped off their radios, wastebasketed their sunflower buttons and stalked out for breakfast. They had opened their offices early in the hope that some alert customers, on the basis of election returns, would want to buy or sell on the London Stock Exchange when that market opened at 5 a.m. E. S. T. Their hope for London orders proved almost as barren as their hope for a Landon victory.

But if Manhattan did not want...

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