Business: Boom Into What?

To fulfill its world role, the U.S. has to maintain a high level of business stability and prosperity at home. Despite some year-end talk of a late 1953 recession, most businessmen are bullish. Said one of the South's foremost bankers, Chairman John A. Sibley of Atlanta's Trust Co. of Georgia: "Businessmen have more confidence in the future than they have had in a generation. They will be willing to take more risks with the possibility of earning better returns." Arms-spending is still on the rise, and when it reaches its peak in...

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