Lesson from the BP disaster applied to Japan: "Investors jumping in early on hopes of...

|By:, SA News Editor
Lesson from the BP disaster applied to Japan: "Investors jumping in early on hopes of containment should contain themselves." BP's stock last year gyrated much like the Nikkei now, buffeted by unforeseen events plus a daily drip of comments from politicians and officials; shares didn't bottom out until two months after the initial rig explosion.