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Economy: Wall Street Bonuses #931382

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 29, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The bonuses collected by Wall Street employees cited.

(White House: Chip Reid) President Obama's criticism of Wall Street bankers for taking bonuses while pleading for a bailout featured; statement from New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo† quoted. [OBAMA - says that is the height of irresponsibility and it is shameful.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) The cutbacks in the financial industry despite the flap over bonuses examined; statistics on jobs lost and the drop in bonus pay cited. [Dice Holdings Scot MELLAND†- explains the bonus system for Wall Street workers; says bonuses will be different next year.] [OBAMA – calls for restraint, discipline and responsibility.]

Couric, Katie;
Reid, Chip;
Mason, Anthony

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