GOVERNMENT: Money Monopoly?

Said Attorney General Tom Clark: "This case is one of the largest and most important in the history of the antitrust laws." Said the accused: "Utter nonsense," "fantastic," "ridiculous." With such give & take, the long-heralded battle between the Government and Wall Street's investment bankers was finally joined last week. Thanks to newspaper stories that "leaked out" to Washington reporters in the last month, Wall Street was not surprised by the civil suit filed in a New York district court by the antitrust division of the Department of Justice. It charged 17...

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