Time Clock, Oct. 7, 1957

U.S. CONSUMERS are unpeeling their bankrolls at record rates. Commerce Department says Americans are spending 68% of their disposable income in retail stores, v. 66% a year ago. With personal income up 6% over last year (2% more in actual purchasing power), last month's retail sales jumped 9% over August 1956.

TRUSTBUSTERS this month will explain how they think Du Pont should dispose of its 63 million shares (23%) of General Motors; Du Pont will then have 60 days for rebuttal. Government turned down Du Pont's initial proposal to put the stock on a...

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