ANYONE who has followed the speculative markets at all is familiar with the notorious instability of security prices. Stocks fluctuate up and down in a disconcerting and inexplicable fashion. Like the sea the market is never at rest. Here and there the surface is rippled as sporadic waves of speculative buying or selling appear, and at times it is subject to violent agitation, as the speculation for the rise or fall is swelled to major proportions by economic or business developments that may affect industry or business as a whole.By A. W. BLUE11 min
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