Wall Street: Aiming Higher

In the busiest stock-exchange trading since the 1962 crash, bulls and bears tugged furiously at each other last week but did little more than leave millions of shareholders confused and wondering what would happen next.

Trading on the New York Stock Exchange averaged more than 8,000,000 shares a day; in the first hour of one session, 2,930,000 shares changed hands, more than in any hour since 1929. As bystanders watched eagerly to see if the Dow-Jones industrial average would crack its historic high of 939.62 set last May, stocks bobbed back and forth....

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