LA SALLE STREET: Flying Start

When the new Midwest Stock Exchange opened on Chicago's La Salle Street last week, little time was wasted on ceremony. Said President James E. Day: "The new exchange will make its own noise later." The noise was not long coming. By day's end, 53,000 shares had been traded. This was 40% more than had been traded the day before on the St. Louis, Cleveland, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Chicago exchanges, which combined to form the new exchange.

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