BANKING: Money on Relief

For five and a half years Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has guaranteed U. S. bank depositors against loss on deposits up to $5,000. Meanwhile, deposits of commercial banks have increased from $39,562,000,000 to $51,355,000,000 and U. S. bankers have sweated trying to make the billions earn money. Stagnant business and stagnant real estate have reduced the wage that a banker's dollars can earn. To keep them from becoming unemployed he has had to hire more & more of them to the Government. Today all banks have 30% of their total deposits on...

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