THE BOOM.: THE BOOM

How Much Is Too Much?

IS the economy growing too fast? The question is one that thoughtful U.S. businessmen are pondering with increasing concern. Instead of slowing down, as most businessmen had expected last spring, business has boomed higher and higher, picking up momentum every month. Warns Sears, Roebuck Chairman Theodore V. Houser: "With industry operating at capacity, inflationary pressures are created which spill over into labor, new materials, prices and demands for all forms of goods and services." Adds David Rockefeller, executive vice president of the Chase Manhattan Bank: "We have reached a...

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