Nightly News   |  February 23, 2010

US consumer confidence slips

Pessimism about the job market was blamed for bringing the stock market down more than 10 points to its lowest level in 10 months. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

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>>> down under just 101 points. today's drop in the stock market was chalked up to a huge drop in consumer confidence this month. down more than 10 points to its lowest level in 10 months. main reason, more pessimism about the job market and tonight the federal desos why it insurance cooperation said its list of troubled banks surged 27% last week. the fund that insurances bank deposits sank deeper into the red standing at minus $20.9 billion in money it doesn't have.

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