NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 24, 1981
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(Studio) Stk. market decline today reported; Dow Jones' drop mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(NYC) Wall Street activity today examined; role of interest rates considered. [Mkt. analyst William LeFEVRE - thinks general disillusionment is a factor.] Dow Jones activity since 1st of July graphed on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Lloyd Dobyns
(DC) Higher interest rates said expected due to federal deficit. [Broker Ruth ADLER - explains.] Reagan's pledge to hold deficit down recalled. [Economist Alan GREENSPAN - predicts larger deficit.] Issue of further budget cuts in soc. and military spending discussed.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine
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