`Broad Support' for Background Checks, Plouffe Says

April 25 (Bloomberg) -- David Plouffe, a former adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama and a Bloomberg contributor, talks about the Senate's vote to block legislation expanding background checks for firearms purchases. Plouffe also discusses General Electric Co.'s decision to tighten rules against providing consumer financing to firearms retailers. He speaks with Trish Regan and Adam Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)

Is Black Friday Fading to Grey?
02:35 - Huw McKay, senior international economist at Westpac, discusses the prospects for black Friday as consumer confidence declines. He speaks to Bloomberg's Angie Lau on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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