FOREIGN EXCHANGE: The Sky's the Limit

In Greece, a landlady who was owed six months' rent did not bother to collect it—it would have bought only half an egg. The Belgium Government sent great wagons, with armed guards, into the countryside to seize food from peasants for sale in the cities. In Paris, Communists scrawled a hammer & sickle on the walls of buildings below slogans pleading for lower bread prices. In all the freed nations of Europe last week the story was the same. Currencies fluctuated wildly, sometimes reaching fantastic figures. U.S. traders, who had hopefully looked...

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