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Economy / Dollar, Gold, Interest Rates #298545

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 09, 1984
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(Studio) Rising strength of United States dollar, gold price and connection with increase interest rates reported; President Reagan's assessment of United States economy mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Rel. between United States interest rates and dollar strength overseas explained, discussed; exchange rate for several currencies listed on screen. [REAGAN - remains committed to his prediction earlier in year that interest rates will drop.] Wall Street's opposite analysis noted. [Trader Tony CALVELLO - believes President's prediction is due to election year pols.]

(Rome, Italy) Dollar strength's impact on United States tourism in Europe examined. [TOURISTS - praise situation.] Dollar's value against Italian lira in recent years described. [TOURIST - notes shops prefer dollar.]
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Brady, Ray;
Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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