Obama's Focus Should Be `Long View,' Plouffe Says

May 14 (Bloomberg) -- David Plouffe, a former adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama and a Bloomberg contributor, talks about the Internal Revenue Service's admission that it targeted for special attention groups promoting limited government. He talks with Scarlet Fu and Tom Keene on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance."
Has China's Slowdown Infected Japan’s Production?
34:58 - Japan’s industrial production unexpectedly fell in July, sapping a rebound in the economy from a slump last quarter. Output fell 0.6 percent from June, when it increased 1.1 percent, the trade ministry said on Monday, compared with the median forecast for a 0.1 percent gain in Bloomberg survey. The world’s third-biggest economy is struggling to recover from a contraction, as slowing growth in China -- Japan’s biggest trading partner -- weighs on exports.
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