Taro Aso, Japan's finance minister, studies a document during a news conference at the Ministry of Finance in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. Japan unveiled a record budget for the next fiscal year, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe boosts spending on social security, defense and public works while trying to contain the growth of the world's biggest debt burden. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images