Business & Finance: Slalom

With winter coming on, stores in many a northern community were last week stocking up on skiing equipment. Meanwhile impatient skiers who wanted to study an example of extraordinary skill in downhill running had only to look at U. S. stock markets. At the start of last week stock prices had already been whistling for eight weeks in a steep slalom around such) formidable obstacles as reports of record farm income for 1937, miscellaneous bullish statistics, encouragement from the Federal Reserve Board and optimistic comments by Governmental bigwigs. Last week, having dropped a...

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