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Economy: Deep Impact / Jobs #919717

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 31, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Studio: Melissa Lee) The people's fears about the economy examined; scenes shown from an Atlanta job fair and people in line for one in Orlando; details given about this week's job layoffs and housing sale prices. [Unemployed Stan ANNOFF‡, San Francisco WOMAN - comment on the job search.] [Mesirow Financial economist Diane SWONK†- comments on the quick layoffs in this recession.] [Goldman Sachs Robert HORMATS†- cites business demand and resulting firings.] The options in the stimulus plan, the questions about President Obama's plans to lower mortgage costs and problems with foreclosures and home values noted.

Holt, Lester;
Lee, Melissa

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