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Are Investors Overreacting to Japan Crisis?


For global financial markets, once-in-a-lifetime events like the devastating quake, tsunami and now nuclear crisis in Japan are happening with such regularity that black swans may as well be white swans.

Clearly there are legitimate fears about the current situation in Japan — that it will deteriorate and that the global markets will continue to drop — but is the market reaction this week justified? Do you think investors are overreacting and commiting Wall Street's cardinal sin of getting emotional about stocks?

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