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A Closer Look (Economy: Best of Times) #184433

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 29, 1999
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(Studio: Jack Ford) Leading economic indicator figures cited.

(New York: Betsy Stark) The booming economy examined; examples cited of companies going public, the number of American millionaires, the rising net worth of the average Americans, low employment and high consumer spending, record tax revenues. [Bank One Corporation Diane SWONK - reviews the year's momentum.]

(Studio: Jack Ford) Report introduced.

(Fresno: Kevin Newman) The story of Fresno, California, where the recession of the 1980s has never moved on, featured; scenes shown from the city where the economy of the 1990s never arrived. [Economist Joseph PENBERA - says Fresno has no extra income.] [Fresno RESIDENT - criticizes local politics.] [Fresno city council Garry BREDEFELD - comments.] [MAN - says we are stuck in 1982.]

Ford, Jack;
Newman, Kevin;
Stark, Betsy

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