Business: Customers on Tack

A peculiar appeal to people with an itch for quick money has the stock of Atlas Tack Corp., a little Fairhaven, Mass, concern whose volatile shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Four years ago, by high-powered manipulation which attracted the attention of New York's Attorney General and later drew Federal mail fraud indictments. Atlas Tack was crow-barred from about $2 to $28 per share in less than a twelvemonth. That rousing performance was almost duplicated in 1935, the stock rising in less than four months from around $9 to above $30...

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