Business & Finance: Adjectives Squandered

At 10:05 o'clock on the morning of Nov. 7, every stockmarketeer knew that the promised Hoover Market had arrived. Stocks opened 2 to 5 points above the close on Election eve, an advance which financial writers hailed as "sensational." It was a reckless and foolish squandering of a potent adjective. Last week, when the Hoover Market had attained truly "sensational" proportions, writers had no words to describe it. They had recourse to figures.

Figures. Most important among last week's figures were daily records of volume.

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