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  • Japan Nuclear Impact 'Worrisome': Stephen Roach Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 1:47 AM ET
    A Rescue worker wipes his forehead after carrying a body from the rubble of a village destroyed by the devastating earthquake March 16, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi province, Japan.

    The world economy is still very fragile and the impact of the Japanese earthquake and the nuclear crisis is distressing, Stephen Roach, non-executive chairman at Morgan Stanley, Asia, told CNBC in an interview.

  • Fukishima nuclear reactor explosion.

    The complexity and uncertainty surrounding Japan's nuclear crisis has created a great divide between investors who are now running from risk and those who think they can ride it out.

  • Looking to Lighten Up? Here's How Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 8:55 PM ET

    Cramer has advice for investors who want to sell stocks now.

  • As Japan Rebuilds, Consider This Stock Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Cramer found a cheap stock that's poised to benefit from Japan's reconstruction.

  • Cramer: Stocks That Work Amidst Japan Crisis Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Consider these five dividend-paying stocks, the "Mad Money" host said.

  • The yen rallied to a new all-time high against the dollar as traders speculated G-7 central bankers may be getting ready to intervene to drive the currency lower.

  • No 'Blueprint' for Japan Disaster: Progressive CEO Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 3:50 PM ET
    CNBC - Disaster in Japan - Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

    The Japan situation offers a new “calibration point” for insurers and the world, Glenn Renwick, CEO of insurance company Progressive, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • 11 Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 2:21 PM ET
    On March 11, 2011, an earthquake measuring 9.0 on the Richter scale struck Japan, bringing a destructive tsunami along with it. One of the sites most affected by the devastation was the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which experienced a partial meltdown two days after the quake. The incident is being called the worst nuclear accident since the 1986 disaster at Chernobyl, and it has shown few signs of slowing down. Click ahead to see 11 other history-making nuclear disasters.

    On March 11, 2011, an earthquake measuring 9.0 on the Richter scale struck Japan, bringing a destructive tsunami along with it. See 11 other history-making nuclear disasters.

  • Progressive Hits the Road Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 1:45 PM ET
    Progressive Hits the Road

    Insight on a new in-car tracking device and how insurance companies deal with disaster, with Glenn Renwick, Progressive CEO.

  • Japan Won't Derail US Economic Recovery: Rattner Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 1:20 PM ET
    Steven Rattner

    As global sell-off intensifies on fears of Japan's nuclear crisis, the former car czar told CNBC Wednesday that nothing will derail our economic recovery except oil.

  • Emerging Market Currencies are Emerging on Sell Lists Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 1:04 PM ET

    Traders have started souring on some emerging market currencies this week, and the fun may just be starting.  

  • Japan Could Face Another Recession: Morgan Stanley's Roach Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 12:41 PM ET

    Because of Japan’s many troubles, before and after recent events, the Asia nation could face recession again, Stephen Roach, Morgan Stanley’s non-executive chairman Asia, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Japan Crisis to Have Little Effect on US GDP: Economist Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 11:33 AM ET

    At worst, the crisis in Japan will reduce U.S. gross domestic product by one-half of 1 percent, according to Brian Levitt, economist at Oppenheimer Funds.

  • How to Help Japan Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 10:45 AM ET
    Rescue workers carry a body from the rubble of a village destroyed by the devastating earthquake, fires and tsunami March 16, 2011 in Kesennuma, Miyagi province, Japan.

    The international outpouring of support for the people of Japan has been a truly wondrous thing to behold.

  • Yen's on a Roll, Dollar's on a Slide Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 10:05 AM ET

    The yen hit a four-month high against the dollar, and Bahrain's central bank is on the move — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Last Defense at Troubled Reactors: 50 Japanese Workers Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 2:24 AM ET
    Koriyama fire department staff check radiation levels of rescue personnel in Koriyama city in Fukushima prefecture on March 13, 2011.

    A small crew of technicians, braving radiation and fire, became the only people remaining at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station on Tuesday — and perhaps Japan’s last chance of preventing a broader nuclear catastrophe, the New York Times reports.

  • Japan Disaster Strengthens Case for Commodities: Rogers Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 2:10 AM ET

    Oil prices have fallen sharply in the wake of the disaster in Japan as investors have shunned risk. Nymex has declined around 5 percent since last Friday's earthquake and tsunami. However, Jim Rogers, Chairman of Rogers Holdings, who has been a long-term bull on oil,  thinks it's only a matter of time before the current trend reverses.

  • Japan Supply Chain Risk Reverberates Globally Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 2:04 AM ET
    An employee of Nissan Motor Company works on the assembly line at Nissan's Global Production Engineering Center (GPEC) on May 29, 2007 in Zama, Japan. The GPEC in Zama City is one of several training and development centres established by Nissan in order to train Nissan?s global manufacturing employees to become experts in the 'Nissan Production Way'; improving technology and production efficiency worldwide.

    With many Japanese factories facing temporary or partial closure, the earthquake has left investors facing an uncomfortable truth: in the modern world, it can be tough to assess how convoluted cross-border linkages really work, in manufacturing as in finance, the Financial Times reports.

  • Reactor Design in Japan Has Long Been Questioned Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 | 9:23 PM ET
    Quake-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant in Futaba, Fukushima

    The type of containment vessel used in the stricken reactors in Japan has long been thought susceptible to failure in an emergency. The NYT reports.

  • Japan Nuclear Crisis Creates Opportunities? Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 | 8:06 PM ET

    To find them, Cramer goes "Off the Charts."