Business & Finance: Busiest Bankers

"The money changers have not been driven from the temple," declared Radio-priest Charles Edward Coughlin last week in his letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt apologizing for having called the President of the U. S. a liar. If Father Coughlin were statistically-minded, he could have buttressed his assertion with a list of the busiest U. S. banking houses in the first six months of this year, as compiled last week by the Wall Street Journal. The figures were less impressive than they used to be because security registration statements now reveal the actual...

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