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Atlanta, Georgia / Office Buildings Shooting / Day Trading #187510

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 30, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Erin Hayes) The background to the Atlanta office buildings shootings by Mark Barton reviewed. [Neighbors Melvin BRYANT, Sabrine DeFreeze STOWERS - offer perspectives on Barton.] [Henry County police chief Jimmy MERCER - quotes Barton's letter detailing the hammer murders of his wife and two children and his plans to kill others.] The 1993 murder of Barton's first wife recalled. [Former FBI profiler Peter SMERICK - outlines evidence linking Barton to the 1993 crime.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Barton's losses as a day trader noted.

(New York: Betsy Stark) How day trading in the stock market works featured; details given of the dangers of financial loss and the need for regulation. [Day trader Josef BLOCK - says many unsuited to day trading do it.] [Harbor Securities Mark SHIELDS - describes day trading.] This year's fining of the All-Tech Investment Group noted.

Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Betsy

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