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Economy: Unemployment / Recession #582994

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Unemployment figures for the month cited. Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Jensen) Implications of unemployment figures featured; details given of new jobs in service industries, businesses and manufacturing; fewer jobs in wholesale trade and construction; scenes shown. ["Shoe Healers" owner Valerie SHAW - comments on growth of her business.] [New York wholesaler Solomon TURIEL - comments.] Map shown of unemployment figures in different states. Higher number of hours worked and amount of overtime noted; sluggish retail sales for the month reported. High numbers of people who have given up job hunting and of people who are working part-time but would prefer full-time mentioned. [MAN - comments.] Credit card rates and interest rates on one year CDs for the year outlined on screen. High rate of delinquency on mortgages mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike

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