Wall Street: Winners & Losers

The stocks that U.S. investors hear and read most about are often not the biggest gainers. The value of shares on the New York Stock Exchange rose by $46 billion in 1964, as 853 stocks advanced and only 287 retreated. Of the ten fastest-rising issues on the exchange, four turned out to be railroad stocks. The winners and their gains, as reported last week by the Wall Street firm of Hornblower & Weeks:

Up Boston & Maine R.R. 200% Comsat 166% King's Department Stores 155% Sunshine Mining 139% Fluor Corp....

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