consols fluctuated from 73 in January to 52 in October; average price, about 60.
Told me to stick to consols, and that the lesson was cheap at the price.
Investments in consols and railway shares were not open to them.
The price of consols was so high, and he had such a lot of money in them.
All he did was to send immediate orders to his broker in England to sell two millions of consols.
consols stood at 68; harvest indifferent; wheat averaged 97s.
So might a man say, "I've not much ready money, but I've a million or two in consols."
In 1896 these charges could only be met by a sum of 11,000l. invested in consols.
A sum of £7,543 consols standing in the names of the official trustees of charitable funds.
And it's money in consols, mind you, as safe as the Bank of England.