NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 03, 1984
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(Studio) Stk. market rally today, spurred by increase in unemployment, reported.
REPORTER: John Palmer
(NYC) Rel. between rising unemployment and bullish market examined; Dow Jones average listed on screen. Unemployment since December 1982 graphed on screen; related statistics outlined, discussed. [Treasury Secretary Don. REGAN - dismisses negative implications of rising unemployment.] [Citibank spokesperson Leif OLSEN - (iden. on screen as AFL-CIO spokesperson Murray SEEGER) - agrees; explains econs. involved.] [SEEGER - agrees with economy soundness implied by unemployment figs.]
REPORTER: Mike Jensen
(Studio) Econ. soundness of slowing down national economy and today's market rally explained, discussed.
REPORTER: John Palmer; Mike Jensen
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