"CNBC SPECIAL REPORT: DISASTER IN JAPAN" WILL AIR LIVE TONIGHT, MARCH 15TH AT 8PM ET, PRE-EMPTING "BEYOND THE BARREL: THE RACE TO FUEL THE FUTURE."
One-hour special anchored by CNBC's Melissa Francis and Bill Griffeth will have the latest news in Japan and examine how it affects the global markets. The program will also look at whether your money is safe and what investors should do now with the global markets in turmoil.
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