MARKETS: Sisto's Second

One afternoon in late 1930 a peal of the gong brought trading on the New York Stock Exchange to a halt and President Richard Whitney mounted the rostrum to announce the suspension of J. A. Sisto & Co. for inability to meet its obligations. One morning last week a peal of the gong brought trading to a halt and Exchange Chairman Edward E. Bartlett Jr. mounted the rostrum to announce the first suspension since Richard Whitney & Co. was expelled last March. It was J. A. Sisto.

Broker Joseph Sisto, debonair son of Italian...

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