Consumption Tax First Step to Balanced Budget

July 22 (Bloomberg) -- Taro Kono, a lawmaker with Japan's Liberal Democratic Party, talks about Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s victory in elections to the upper house of parliament yesterday and the prospects for the government's economic and foreign policy. He speaks from Tokyo with Susan Li on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
Silk Road Investigators Charged With Extortion
30:34 - Today’s "BWest Byte" is $240,000 for the amount of money an undercover agent from the Silk Road investigation attempted to extort from a secret movie deal with 20th Century Fox. Bloomberg's Cory Johnson reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
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