In this Feb. 7, 2011 photo, Bank of Japan Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa speaks during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo. Japan's central bank expanded its monetary ... more 
In this Feb. 7, 2011 photo, Bank of Japan Gov. Masaaki Shirakawa speaks during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo. Japan's central bank expanded its monetary easing by 10 trillion yen ($126 billion) Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, moving to nurture the country's feeble economic recovery and cushion its exporters from the yen's rise against other currencies. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Shizuo Kambayashi
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