WALL STREET: The Yankee Tinkerers

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The most fascinating phenomenon on Wall Street these days is the spectacular rise of the growth and glamour stocks.

For investors who knew how to choose well, they have made some tidy profits.

They have also created a new class of management millionaires who rank with the Rockefellers and the big rich of Texas, and who prove that—despite high taxes—it is still quite possible in the U.S. to get impressively rich in a short time.

Among listed growth stocks, none has risen faster than one that appears on the ticker tape as...

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