Business & Finance: Investors' Research

". . . Honesty plays little part in American business," said a new book published in Manhattan last week.* "Our morality ... in a game of cards or in sports is irreproachable ... we are gentlemen of honor ... in life's pastimes, but devoid of it in serious pursuits."

No tyro in fiscal postmortems, the author of these flat statements is 42-year-old Bernard Joseph Reis. who graduated magna cum laude from New York University in 1915, earned an LL. B. there in 1918, a C. P. A. in 1921. Since then he has been professionally...

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