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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The merger of oil companies Exxon and Mobil to create the world's largest company featured; details given of the pros and cons of the deal, which will have to be approved by government regulators. [Exxon's CEO Lucio NOTO - says the key is profit, not size.] The reasons for the recent slump in oil prices noted.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Announcement by Boeing of job layoffs due to the Asian economic crisis reported.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Interview held with Emory University's Jeffrey Rosensweig. [ROSENSWEIG - says the oil merger will not hurt the consumer because of the glut of oil, but many will lose their jobs in a cost-cutting operation; suggests the government's role is in retraining.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) CNN News special coverage of the oil merger announced.
- Woodruff, Judy
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