Business & Finance: Peaches, Prunes & Bonds

Bandits could have entered the big banking room at No. 44 Wall Street last week without any trouble. One, two, three and they could have overpowered the taciturn, uniformed information clerk. They would, however, have been hard put to carry out any thievery. For the cash and securities that were in Bank of America, N. A., have all been merged with those that are National City Bank's. For weeks the big banking room has been dark, filled with row upon row of empty desks, cavernous, deserted cages.

But on the floor above, in the...

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