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A look at the tech stocks hit the hardest by Japan's recent natural and nuclear disasters, with the Fast Money team.
As damage estimates rise in Japan, investors are reassessing their initial bullish views on the yen.
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.
Discussing how to profit off of Japan's reconstruction, with Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James, and Tom Lydon, ETF Trends.
Japan’s economy will overcome the aftermath of the earthquake and will rebound longer-term, said Steven Bernsetein, CEO of Oppenheimer Investments Asia.
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.
Amid all the bad news coming out of Japan and the earthquake/tsunami devastation, it's the impact on Toyota's Prius production that is very intriguing.
Discussing the impact of the disaster in Japan on global markets, with Joe Moglia, Ameritrade chairman, and Steven Bernstein, Oppenheimer Investments.
Two weeks before the regional elections in Baden-Württemberg, a traditional stronghold of Chancellor Angela Merkel´s Conservative party CDU, the nuclear crisis in Japan has put German nuclear politics at the heart of the political discussions.
It took us ten hours to drive in from Tokyo. Yet slowly, there were signs of what was to come. Gaping holes in the highway, fallen trees, and pavements turned into bumps as they undulated during the quake.
Asian stocks outside Japan edged up on Monday, with demand for commodity-related shares offsetting the steep drop in Japanese markets following a massive earthquake and tsunami.
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.
Japan's Nikkei average tumbled over 5 percent at one point on Monday as investors shifted to safer assets following after Friday's massive earthquake and tsunami, with the long-term impact uncertain as nuclear disaster looms.
Japan faces earthquake aftermath and nuclear emergency, Gaddafi wins gains against rebels, and the Rajaratnam trial continues.
Fishermen who had escaped to sea before the tsunami hit this struggling coastal town landed small loads of crab on Saturday, while crews surveyed damage and a family combed the beach for any sign of a man who was swept away a day ago as he photographed the waves.
Traders went home Friday thinking about Japan's tragic earthquake and tsunami, more possible unrest in the Middle East, and Europe's sovereign debt problems.
Weighing in on how Japan will emerge from this devastating disaster, with Greg Valliere, Potomac Research Group and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies.
Eleven days ago word surfaced that the approaching full moon could trigger a slew of problems. Since then, an earthquake hit Japan and rocked global markets.
The economic impact from the tsumani that slammed into eastern Japan following one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded, 8.9 magnitude, will be felt in the near future, Sean Egan, founder partner and president of Egan-Jones Ratings Company, told CNBC on Friday.
Residents need to be prepared for the strongest waves four to five hours after the first one hits, but there will be no "wave of water", one expert told CNBC.