Business: Renaissance

The broad smiles that wreathed Wall Street last autumn returned one afternoon last week. Four tokens of a renaissance in the stock market had made their appearance:

U. S. Steel common touched 139%, a new high for all time. General Motors common came within two points of its high (150).

Thirty other stocks reached high levels for the year. A Stock Exchange seat brought a new-record price of $155,000—which was $6,000 higher than the last sale; $5,000 higher than the last record.

Discussing these matters on the golf course over the weekend,...

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