Business: Uncertainty

Business still hangs suspended between hope and fear. The background is too strikingly encouraging for merely a "quiet confidence"; on the other hand, the omens in the industrial world are still too obscure for certainty as to conditions during the coming season. Most business men are entirely ready to do something strenuous very quickly, only they are not yet certain just what it is they should do.

Crop conditions are still dependent upon the weather during the coming weeks, yet prospects as to both price and volume are generally good. Industry is...

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