MARKETS: Fireworks & Facts

Lammot du Pont and Ernest T. Weir are two of the most intransigent foes the New Deal has among big businessmen. It was fitting, therefore, that when the markets began celebrating last week's Republican triumph Messrs. Weir and Du Pont's stocks should lead all the rest.

In the biggest day's trading (3,100,000 shares) on the New York Stock Exchange since Oct. 21, 1937, National Steel rose 42 points, Du Pont 4 points, both reaching new highs for the year, 151¼. Close behind was Bethlehem Steel with a 3¾-point advance. U. S. Steel rose 3¼-points,...

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