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Money Matters: Trade Deficit, Stock Market #105681

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 30, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Dan Cordtz) United States trade deficit for 1986 as a whole and December specifically examined; details given, scenes shown. [Prudential Bache econ. Dr. Edward YARDENI -interprets December figs.] Related statistics graphed on screen. [White House economy Beryl SPRINKEL - hopes for further improvement.] [YARDENI - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Memphis, Tennessee: Al Dale) Davis Furniture Company's effort to compete with for. imports examined as illustrating United States trade deficit's basis; details given, scenes shown. [WORKERS - describe cutbacks in work due to foreign competition.] Yugoslavian furniture company, assembling final product in US, described. [Davis spokesperson James PATTON - thinks United States industry can compete when terms are fair.] [Davis spokesperson Brooks BENJAMIN - notes US-made frequently is price-prohibitive.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Stk. Mkt. Report

Cordtz, Dan;
Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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