NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 20, 1995
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The trading of the Dow above the 5000 mark for the first time in history noted. "Stock Market Report"; statistics given.
(New York: Mike Jensen) Stock investors' and corporate record soaring profits this year reported and the widening gap between the rich and poor examined; statistics given of corporate business and chief executives' staggering incomes. [Worker and wife Bob and Maureen HICKEY - say he is making less now than ever.] The continued downsizing by profitable companies to make even more money outlined.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist Lester Thurow's admonishment that this is the first time the wages of America's work force have been on a falling trend while the GDP is going up reported.