Stocks Tumble Worldwide on Japan Quake News

Financial reverberations from Japan's record earthquake and nuclear plant woes continued Tuesday with markets falling worldwide, capping an 18 percent decline on the Tokyo stock exchange. Stock markets around the world have swooned since the March 11 quake that killed at least 2,700 people in Japan with at least another 3,700 missing, according to government reports. Radiation leaks from nuclear plants in the northern part of the country have prompted evacuations of more than 140,000...Full Story
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