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Economy: Unemployment / Benefits & Recovery #970715

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The political battles over the ending of long-term unemployment benefits introduced; details given about what the Republicans want & President Obama's criticism of them.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) Questions about a jobless recovery examined; details given about corporate {like IBM} job cuts despite surging corporate cash; details given from a jobs hiring survey. [Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi economist Ellen ZENTNER†- says companies need a steadier financial picture so they hold off on capital investments.] [Economist William STRAUSS†- comments.]

(Studio: Katie Couric; White House: Bill Plante) A viewer's comment on extending unemployment benefits by using TARP money & why the law would need to be changed to do so discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Mason, Anthony;
Plante, Bill

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