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Economy: Slowdown #999220

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 02, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Studio: Tom Costello) The slowdown in the economy examined; details given about the various indicators and the impact of the debt crisis in Europe and the disaster in Japan. [Mesirow Financial economist Diane SWONK†- comments.] [University of Maryland economist Peter MORICI††- says stimulus spending measures aren’t working because of the trade deficit with China and the oil we import.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Chicago: John Yang) Business activity in the Midwest featured. [WOMAN – says everybody’s looking for a job.]

(Las Vegas: Tom Llamas) The foreclosure crisis in Las Vegas featured. [MAN – notes his mortgage is becoming a hardship.]

(Houston: Janet Shamlian) The drop in retail sales in Houston featured. [MAN – notes the rise in food and fuel prices.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Stock Market Report.

(Studio: Brian Williams; CNBC: Michelle Caruso-Cabrera) Concern about a second recession what it means for the average American discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom;
Yang, John;
Llamas, Tom;
Shamlian, Janet;
Caruso-Cabrera, Michelle

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