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Economy: Stock Market / United States Dollar / Foreign Trade #553617

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 12, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Trade deficit figures for September 1987 announced. Econ.'s relief over figures being lowest in 4 mos. quoted. Stk. Mkt. Report Improved trade numbers said causing United States dollar to rise. Dollar's plunge noted still adversely affecting Americans living abroad. Report introduced.

(Tokyo, Japan: Keith Miller) Japan as most expensive foreign country for Americans to visit featured; details given, scenes shown. Hotel and meal costs cited. Dropping United States dollar's impact on United States and Japanese mkts. noted. Man being told cost of breakfast shown. [Boston consulting Koichi HORI - comments on weak dollar.] High prices of United States automobiles sold in Japan noted. Man's reaction to lower cost of Camaro in United States shown. Japanese consumers' conditioning to exorbitant costs mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Miller, Keith

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