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BoJ will continue its monetary easing program - Kuroda

BoJ will continue its monetary easing program - KurodaBank of Japan will continue to pursue its massive monetary easing program, with the Japanese economy only halfway to achieving its 2 percent inflation target, the central bank's governor said on Friday. The BoJ began an intense burst of monetary stimulus in last April, pledging to buy assets aggressively to accelerate consumer inflation to 2

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Mickey Rooney's will details final wishes

Mickey Rooney's will details final wishesLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Rooney signed his last will just weeks before death, leaving a modest estate to a stepson who had been his caretaker, but the actor had no intention of ending his Hollywood career anytime soon, his attorney said Tuesday.

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Avengers assembled: understanding Marvel's movie universe

Avengers assembled: understanding Marvel's movie universeIs that a bird? A plane? Oh wait, yeah, that’s just a bird. I thought it might be Sad-Man, but he still hasn’t gotten out of bed. Perhaps today he’ll finally fight some crime! Oh, it appears he’s now putting on an Elliot Smith song and also watching 'Requiem for a Dream' at the same time. Perhaps when it’s over he’ll get to work saving humanity. Nope, he just starting crying again and while shouting expletives about some girl named Jess

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ConAgra quarterly profit beats analysts' lowered expectations

ConAgra quarterly profit beats analysts' lowered expectations(Reuters) - ConAgra Foods Inc's quarterly profit beat analysts' lowered estimates and the maker of Hunt's tomato ketchup and Slim Jim beef jerky maintained its full-year earnings forecast. ConAgra said on Thursday revenue at its consumer foods business, which sells brands such as Chef Boyardee pastas and Reddi-wip whipped cream, fell 3.5 percent to about $1.87 billion in the third quarter, due to a 3 percent fall in sales volumes.

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Profits at Nigeria's Stanbic IBTC more than double

Profits at Nigeria's Stanbic IBTC more than doubleLAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's Stanbic IBTC Holdings, a unit of South Africa's Standard Bank, said on Thursday its 2013 pretax profit rose to 24.62 billion naira, an increase of 116 percent from 11.41 billion naira a year earlier. Gross earnings grew to 111.22 billion naira during the period, compared with 91.86 billion naira in 2012, it said in a filing with the Nigeria Stock Exchange. Stanbic IBTC proposed a dividend of 0.10 naira per

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Obama: Women still face outdated policies at work

Obama: Women still face outdated policies at workWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the economy hasn't caught up to the new reality that women now make up about half of the workforce.

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