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Economy: Trade Deficit, Stock Market, Imports #114980

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 14, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Plunge in stock market after foreign trade deficit announced reported Report introduced.

(DC: Stephen Aug) Reaction of stock market today and on "Black Monday" last October reported; scenes shown. Stk. Mkt. Report [Paine Webber's Edward KERSCHNER - explains market fluctuations.] Boom in steel industry analyzed. [USX Corp. chairperson David RODERICK - talks about orders and product] Impact of purchase of for. goods for industry and buying of imports by consumers on trade deficit detailed; scenes shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Imported consumer goods featured; details given, scenes shown of types of consumer goods made almost exclusively overseas.

Aug, Stephen;
Jennings, Peter

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