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The Baltimore American's commercial report of Nov. 26, says: ‘ In financial and commercial circles, we have nothing, specially new to note to-day. The Money market is gradually assuming a more settled state, but rates on the street are still high, and 12 per cent. may be considered the regular rate. although we hear of occasional transactions at 9@10 per cent. for strictly first-class paper. The Banks, as a general thing, are still discounting pretty freely. Foreign Exchanges are very irregular, but the market is generally firmer. Business at the Corn Exchange was anything but active to-day, although there was quite a good demand for Flour; but holders were not disposed to sell unless at an advance, which shippers were not prepared to give. The consequence was, that no sales took place on' Change, but late this afternoon we heard of a sale being made by one of our millers at 25 cents per bbl. advance, on time. In other departments of trade, extreme dullness prevails. At the Stock Board to-day, there was a fair amount of business done, the total sales adding up nearly $50,000. ’ The Philadelphia Ledger of Monday says: ‘ It is very manifest that the New York Bank hold Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Bank at great disadvantage, and, for the reason stated by the World. will not care to see a resumption, Every man who feels a proper pride in the credit of the city and the prosperity of its trade should unite in one vigorous effort to enable the Banks to resume specie payments, and the most direct means of doing this is by a rigid narrowing of their business. Expansion but removes them from that point, and if they do expand now, contraction will have to come before resumption can take place. so that at the most their debtors but defer the evil day. ’ The N. Y. Journal of Commerce, of Monday afternoon, says: ‘ The market opened this morning with a mixed feeling — partly of confidence because of the facilities for negotiating business paper in this market, and partly of distrust in consequence of the upward tendency of rates of interest in London. On the whole the market closed in favor of the lender, with a little less facility in effecting street discounts, although loans on call were readily negotiated by first class borrowers with good security. Foreign Exchange opened with higher rates asked. especially for commercial bills, but with a moderate business. We quote bids at 6 days on London 100@102 for commercial, 103@104 ½ for bankers; do. at sight 104 ½ @ 105 ½; Paris 60 days 5 40@5 35; do. at sight 5.32 ½@5 34 ¼. The Stock market opened in favor of the buyer and prices continued to decline for most descriptions. although the bulls made an occasional rally. At the First Board, Tennessee sixes declined ½; Missouri sixes ¼; Illinois Central bds ¼; Pacific Mail 4; New York Central 1 ¾; Erie 2; Hudson River 2 ½; Harlem ½; do. preferred 1 ¼; Reading 2 ¼; Mil. and Miss. ¼; Michigan Central 3; Michigan Southern 1 ¼ on old stock, and 4 ¾ on preferred; Panama 5; Illinois Central 3 ½, recovering 1 ¼; Cleveland and Pittsburgh 1; Galena and Chicago 3 ½; Cleveland and Toledo 1 7/8; Chicago and Rock Island 2 7/8; and Chicago. Burlington & Quincey 2 ½. Henry Willets. Esq. the treasurer of Westchester Co., has been appointed receiver of the Bank of Sing Sing, and has given bonds in $100 000, and taken possession of the assets of the Bank. ’
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