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Economy / Gas Prices #844346

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 20, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Oil and gas prices cited.

(New York: Anne Thompson) The plummeting gas prices examined; details given about the decline of the “fear premium.” [DRIVERS – react.] [FIMAT energy analyst John KILDUFF†- says our worst fears weren’t realized.] [Last April, job placement worker Kathlene TARSITANO††- comments on people turning down jobs due to the cost of gas.] [Today, TARSITANO – notes people are taking the jobs.] [Mesirow Financial chief economist Diane SWONK†- says we need to see persistently lower prices into the holiday season.] The reasons for the falling prices discussed.

(Studio: Brian Williams) The Federal Reserve Board's decision to leave its key interest rate steady noted; Stock Market Report.

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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