Shattered Hopes of Getting Richer Quick: The Broken Down Money Machines

Gwirtzman, Milton
June 1975
New Republic;6/14/75, Vol. 172 Issue 24, p12
Presents information on the current period of recession in the U.S. Statement of Alan Greenspan, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, that the worst victims of the current recession were stockbrokers; Impact of the recession on stockbrokers; Information on the fact that incomes of brokers comes from commission on purchases and sales of securities; Opinion that the biggest losers were those who put their money into real estate investment trusts; Impact of the recession on tax shelters.


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