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The Nikkei is -5.7% at 1:00 PM Japan time, its low of the day.Manufacturers are being hit hard,...

The Nikkei is -5.7% at 1:00 PM Japan time, its low of the day.
Manufacturers are being hit hard, including Toshiba (TOSBF.PK) -16.3%, Hitachi (HIT) -15%, Nissan (NSANY) -9.2%, Sony (SNE) -8.5%, Toyota (TM) -8%, Panasonic (PC) -8.2%, and Honda (HMC) -5.7%.
Other losers include Nomura (NMR) -9.1%, Yahoo Japan -6.2%, and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) -5.5%.
Many firms are still trying to assess the condition of their plants and how potential power cuts might affect them.
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  • ebworthen
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    The reactors are in melt down; this is much more serious than the MSM or NHK is reporting.

     

    The Japanese military put out a tsunami warning in the north but the meteorological society said there was no tsunami.

     

    How do you get people to evacuate without saying "massive radiation leak!"

     

    Why, you issue a "tsunami" warning three days after the quake.
    14 Mar 2011, 01:11 AM Reply Like
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