Business & Finance: Great Anticipations

Last week wheat had its first whirl on the Chicago Board of Trade since the excitement when that market opened after the bank holiday. Spot wheat touched 63¢, up 5¢ for the week.

Last week corn had a whirl. Spot corn touched 35¢ (up 5¢).

Last week rye had a whirl. Spot rye touched 50¢ (up 6¢).

Last week Board of Trade seats touched $7,000 (up $2,000) and the Board of Trade began again to feel as if springtime were the only pretty ring time. Trader Thomas Howell was seen several times upon the floor contrary...

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