Business & Finance: Forecast-of-the-Week

Said Dun & Bradstreet: "During the week there was a complete transformation of sentiment as the hopes for a rather far-removed improvement were replaced by a realization that the immediate future is to bring the sharpest rise that has been witnessed in business in the past quarter of a century."

Said Dun & Bradstreet several days later in a hasty disclaimer: "No significant information justified the inadvertent and unauthorized departure from our policy of not making predictions as to the future business trend."


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