Business & Finance: First Quarter

Not for several weeks will anxious stock-holders know how their companies fared during the first quarter of 1930. But with the end of March, U. S. stock markets were able to look back, see how their business had been. For the most part, brokerage business turned out to be much better than was anticipated during the first Post-Panic weeks, when many predictions of a long period of stagnant trading were heard

New York Stock Exchange. On the chief U. S. market, January resulted in sales of only 62,308,290 shares against 110,803,940 in booming January...

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