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Economy / Interest Rate Hikes / Politics #393369

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 16, 2000
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The rise in interest rates in order to prevent inflation reported. Stock Market Report.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) The effects of interest rate hikes on the economy and the rise in oil prices reported. [Bank One Corporation Diane SWONK - comments; predicts some rate increases.] [Seaport Securities Ted WEISBERG - says there may be one more increase.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Poll results concerning credit for the growing economy given.

(White House: John Roberts) Concerns about the state of the economy during the election season reported. [Vice President Al GORE - comments.] [Former Secretary of Labor Robert REICH - says Gore could have problems if the economy cools.] [Rutgers University Ross BAKER - says challengers secretly want a slowed economy.] [Former President George BUSH - says Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan should have lowered interest rates more quickly in 1992.]

Mason, Anthony;
Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John

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