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Economy: Budget, Dollar #559759

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 17, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Ex-Reagan budget director James Miller quoted with regard to budget deficit. Dollar reported falling; scenes shown from Tokyo, Japan, market Housing starts discussed. Report introduced.

(Studio: Mike Jensen) United States economy reported expanding; details given, scenes shown. [Econ. Sam NAKAGAMA - says recession is doubtful.] Dollar and stock prices noted falling. [Prudential-Bache spokesperson Hildegard ZAGORSKI - comments.] Dollar's fall noted reaction to increasing United States debt. Econs. noted predicting rose of interest rates.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw, Mike Jensen) Rising interest rates discussed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike

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