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Richard Whitney. New York: New York Stock Exchange, 1931. First Edition. First Printing. Condition (Book/DJ): Very Good/No Jacket.

An address delivered by Richard Whitney, President of the New York Stock Exchange (1931). Mr. Whitney delivered the address before the Hartford Chamber of Commerce on October 16, 1931 and it was also broadcast over Columbia Broadcasting's Nationwide Network. In a report to Congress, NYSE stated 743,500 pamphlets were published. This was more than ten times the usual number of copies it printed for the ten to thirteen annual pamphlets it printed each year and representative of interest in the topic at the time. (Stock Exchange Practices: Hearings Before the Committee on Banking and Currency, United States Senate, Seventy-third Congress, First-[second] Session, on S. Res. 84 (72d Congress) : a Resolution to Investigate Practices of Stock Exchanges with Respect to the Buying and Selling and the Borrowing and Lending of Listed Securities, and S. Res. 56 (73d Congress) : a Resolution to Investigate the Matter of Banking Operations and Practices, the Issuance and Sale of Securities, and the Trading Therein, Parts 14-17)