WALL STREET: 23,000 Shares!

One day last week a telephone in the office of a Wall Street customers man trilled. Grabbing the receiver, the customers man found an old friend anxious to chat. "Get off the wire," bridled the broker, "you're interrupting my chess game!"

Most Wall Streeters last week might just as well have turned to chess. For months the New York Stock Exchange has starved for business. Even when it had business, the market was on occasions too weak to handle it.

Last week Union Securities Corp. had 23,000 shares of Kennecott Copper common to dispose...

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