To Investigate the Causes of the Decline of Cotton Prices: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Seventy-fourth Congress, Second Session, Pursuant to S. Res. Nos. 103, 125, 172, and 182, Resolutions to Investigate the Causes of the Rapid Decline in the Price of Cotton on the Cotton Exchanges Before, On, Or Subsequent to March 11, 1935, Part 2

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1936 - Cotton - 1524 pages
 

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Page 871 - Someone once said that there are three kinds of lies: "lies, damned lies, and statistics.
Page 964 - ... be terminated, closed or settled according to, or upon the basis of the public market quotations of prices made on any board of trade or exchange upon which such commodities or securities are dealt in, and without intending a bona fide purchase or sale of the same ; or, 2.
Page 974 - That any person who shall be injured in his business or property by reason of anything forbidden in the antitrust laws may sue therefor in any district court of the United States in the district in which the defendant resides or is found or has an agent, without respect to the amount in controversy, and shall recover threefold the damages by him sustained, and the cost of suit, including a reasonable attorney's fee.
Page 973 - Thus not specifying but indubitably contemplating and requiring a standard, it follows that it was intended that the standard of reason which had been applied at the common law and in this country dealing with subjects of the character embraced by the statute, was intended to be the measure used for the purpose of determining whether in a given case a particular act had or had not brought about the wrong against which the statute provided.
Page 966 - ... a written statement containing the • names of the persons from whom such property was bought, or to whom it has been sold, as the case may be, the time when, place where, the amount of and the price at which the same was either bought or sold...
Page 844 - ... 2 o•clock pm) AFTER RECESS. (The committee reassembled at 2 o•clock pm, pursuant to the taking of recess.) The CHAIRMAN.
Page 888 - ... pm, the committee recessed until 2 pm this day.) AFTER RECESS The committee reassembled at 2 pm, pursuant to recess. The CHAIRMAN. The committee will be in order.
Page 964 - Makes or offers to make or assists in making or offering to make any contract respecting the purchase or sale, either upon credit or margin, of any...
Page 964 - ... all evidences of debt or property and options for the purchase thereof, shares in any corporation or association, bonds, coupons, scrip, rights, choses in action and other evidences of debt or property and options for the purchase thereof or anything movable that is bought and sold...
Page 1234 - ... pm a recess was taken until 2 pm this day.) AFTER RECESS The committee reassembled at 2 pm, pursuant to recess. Senator FRAZIER.

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