Last week the U. S. Government did the following for and to U. S. Business:
¶ Put under way the Federal Trade Commission investigation of the automobile industry. In charge was FTC Economist Dr. Francis Walker with $50,000 expenditure authorized.
¶ Pressed its investigation of the Richard Whitney case as SEC called J. P. Morgan to the stand (see p. 62).
¶ Pushed toward Congressional action the first of three proposed emergency laws to help the railroads. Reported favorably by the Senate Banking & Currency Committee, this bill would permit RFC to make work-loans to any...