Business & Finance: Jallopies

Among the statistical curiosities resulting from the New Deal was a record-breaking fourth quarter in the automobile industry. At President Roosevelt's suggestion the automotive year was shoved ahead two months to flatten the curve of employment in the industry. And while more automobiles were made and sold in the last three months of 1935 than in any other fourth quarter in U. S. history, comparisons were quite invalid, inasmuch as previous periods included, not the post-automobile show selling season, but the annual shutdowns for retooling. However, November shows are apparently here to stay...

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