CORPORATIONS: Odlum's Busy Week

Floyd Odlum likes to keep plenty of cash in Atlas Corp., his big investment trust, to be able to step quickly into "special situations." Last week Atlas got into some very special situations in widely scattered parts of the world. In Albuquerque, the finishing touches were being put on a deal to put Atlas solidly into a new field—uranium mining—by taking over the Lisbon Uranium Co. (TIME. May 3). In Buenos Aires, Odlum emerged from a two-hour conference with President Juan Perón to announce that "an agreement in principle" had been...

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