STATE OF BUSINESS: Facts & Figures, Nov. 29, 1948

Cheap Money. Wall Streeters had expected that the Treasury Department, worried about inflation, would contract credit by again boosting the rate on its short-term securities, thus paving the way for a rise in interest rates all around. But the Treasury seemed to think that inflationary pressure was dropping; last week it announced that it would continue the present rate on short-term borrowings, and all issues of long-term U.S. Treasury bonds moved above their Federal Reserve support levels.

Pretty Picture. Eastman Kodak Co., which has had a profit-sharing plan since 1912, will cut a fat melon. It will distribute a...

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