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Economy: Holiday Shopping / Financial Reform #962964

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 11, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: John Yang) The outlook for holiday shopping in this down economy featured; November sales figures cited. [Moody’s economy.com Mark ZANDI†- says consumers are spending just enough to keep this recovery moving forward.] [National Retail Federation Ellen DAVIS†- says a lot of retailers are focusing on lower priced merchandise.] [3 SHOPPERS – say they want discounts.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Savannah Guthrie) House approval of a bill aimed at reforming the financial system featured; details given about the plan for a consumer protection agency and caps on executive pay.

(Studio: Brian Williams, Steve Liesman) The Christmas shopping season, the public’s dour mood on the economy and whether the rich can spend enough discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Yang, John;
Guthrie, Savannah;
Steve, Brian Williams,

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