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  • Shiller: Quake to Ruin Recovery?     Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 12:10 PM ET

    Robert Shiller, co-founder and chief Economist at MacroMarkets, says there is a risk of high volatility in the markets following the massive earthquake in Japan.

  • France Is World's Biggest Nuclear Power Producer Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 12:02 PM ET
    The coal fueled Fiddlers Ferry power station emits vapour into the night sky on November 16, 2009 in Warrington, United Kingdom.

    The world's biggest nuclear power is France, where 58 plants generate 75 percent of the nation's electricity.

  • Investing in Japan's Reconstruction     Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 11:55 AM ET

    Discussing how to profit off of Japan's reconstruction, with Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James, and Tom Lydon, ETF Trends.

  • Arab Gulf Forces Said to Deploy to Bahrain Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 11:54 AM ET
    Bahraini anti-government protesters gather in Pearl Square, in Manama.

    Forces from Gulf Arab countries will help with maintaining order in Bahrain and some forces have already arrived in the country, according to press reports.

  • 10-15% Rally Coming—Invest Here: Strategists Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 11:44 AM ET

    Based on the economic recovery, Fritz Meyer, independent economist, said stocks are likely to rally another 10 to 15 percent this year.

  • Stocks to Watch: Goodyear, Pfizer and More ... Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 10:54 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Japan Is Still a Long-Term Buying Opportunity: Pro Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 10:31 AM ET

    Japan’s economy will overcome the aftermath of the earthquake and will rebound longer-term, said Steven Bernsetein, CEO of Oppenheimer Investments Asia.

  • Damaged houses, cars and debris after the earthquake

    The toll in human misery wrought by the tsunami and earthquakes in Japan test the imagination of economists but the effects on Japan’s GDP and wealth are a different matter.

  • Futures Sink Amid Global Economic Worries Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 9:22 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Monday as investors grew increasingly concerned over the economic impact of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan Friday.

  • Big-Name Japanese Stocks Down 5-15% Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 9:14 AM ET

    Various companies in the food chains of autos and semiconductors are also down. Polypore International, for example, which makes membranes for lead-acid and lithium batteries, is down 5 percent. As there were damage to many plants, a few semiconductor names outside Japan are trading up.

  • REITs Could Have Another Good Year Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 9:07 AM ET

    Returns for equity real estate investment trusts skyrocketed nearly 28 percent each of the last two years. The question for investors is: Can that possibly happen again? Probably not, but a strengthening economy and fund flows could make for a decent year.

  • Apartments

    Bargains are thinning out, but that hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm of real estate investors who target small apartment buildings, especially in the Sunbelt.

  • For Rebound, Once Again It's Wait Until Next Year Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 8:57 AM ET
    Foreclosed Home

    The glimmer of hope that housing would stage a sustainable comeback this spring has melted with the winter snow, dashing the hopes of sellers again.

  • Amazon Pressured on Sales Tax Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 7:46 AM ET
    Amazon.com's fulfillment center in Fernley, Nevada.

    Across the country, state officials struggling with big budget shortfalls are trying to get Amazon.com to take on a role it does not want: tax collector, the New York Times reports.

  • Japan: Global Markets Aftershocks     Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 7:05 AM ET

    Some 8% of global output will be impacted from the recent natural disasters. Can the global economy sustain this? Robert Doll, BlackRock, and Paul Sheard, Nomura, discuss.

  • Foreclosed Home

    The glimmer of hope that housing would stage a sustainable comeback this spring has melted with the winter snow, dashing the hopes of sellers agin.

  • Warren Buffett

    Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to purchase chemical company Lubrizol in a $9 billion cash deal worth $135 per LZ share, the two companies said Monday.

  • Nikkei Plunges 6.2%     Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 6:10 AM ET

    Asian markets slide after Japan's deadly quake and tsunami, with CNBC's Bernie Lo.

  • Pedestrians cross the street using the Shibuya crossing in Shibuya on May 25, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan. Shibuya is not only a busy business district but also known for it's vibrant nightlife and fashion.

    While the world has fallen out of love with the Japanese economy in recent years it remains an economic powerhouse and important to the global economy, Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities Management, said Monday.

  • Debt Fight Unleashes QE3 by Stealth: Economist Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 2:24 AM ET

    Congress unwittingly unleashed a third wave of quantitative easing (QE3) by stealth by refusing to raise the US Treasury’s debt ceiling, according to Paul Ashworth, US economist at Capital Economics.