Business: WALL STREET'S SEASON OF SUSPENSE

IN its crusade against the worst outbreak of inflation in 18 years, the Government has been struggling for months to create a climate of uncertainty among businessmen, consumers and investors. The rationale is that considerable uncertainty about the future course of the economy is necessary to erase the nation's deep-seated inflationary psychology. As long as people persist in believing that economic growth is perpetual and price rises are inevitable, they will continue to buy and borrow in order to beat still further increases. Once people begin to doubt that "good times" will last...

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