Business: Dividends for All

The dividends of the growing U.S. economy are being widely and liberally distributed. Reported the Commerce Department last week: personal income in June climbed to an alltime peak of $382.9 billion on an annual basis, up $13.9 billion since January and $25.8 billion since June 1958.

With families enjoying the highest incomes in history, the University of Michigan Survey Research Center, which keeps a reliable temperature chart of consumer attitudes, spied a shift in the public mood. In the center's latest survey, out this week, the number of consumers who think the time is ripe to buy a house or used car...

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