Geiger counters in short supply

Mar 23, 2011
Geiger counters measure radiation, and since the earthquake in Japan, they're getting harder to find. The devices are small - you can get them as a...
Posted In: earthquake, gadgets, Japan, world

MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt stock markets reopen, more water warnings in Tokyo

Mar 23, 2011
Tokyo health officials said today radiation levels are higher in the water supply there. Those officials are recommending people not give tap wat...
Posted In: billion, earthquake, Egypt, General Mills, Japan, mid-day update, mortgage, radiation, stocks, Tokyo, Toyota, tsunami, water

MID-DAY UPDATE: Gaddafi's gold supply, UAW meets, oil prices back up

Mar 22, 2011
Here are some of the headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. Germany is calling for the European Union to impose a fu...
Posted In: airline industry, Banks, cruise, debt, earthquake, European Union, G7, Gaddafi, Germany, gold, Japan, Libya, mid-day update, military, nuclear power, Oil, Portugal, reactor, tablets, Tokyo, tsunami, vaults, Walgreens

MID-DAY UPDATE: How Japan will change the global economy

Mar 14, 2011
Tokyo's Nikkei was down 6 percent. The biggest drop since the financial crisis. Toyota says its plants will be shut down this week. Sony and Nissan...
Posted In: earthquake, Japan, mid-day update, Nikkei, Nissan, nuclear, nuclear energy, nuclear power, Oil, oil price, Sony, Switzerland, Toyota, tsunami

Japan's nuclear power plants in trouble

Mar 12, 2011
An aerial view shows the quake-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant in the Japanese town of Futaba, Fukushima prefecture on March 12, 2011. Japa...
Posted In: earthquake, Japan, nuclear power, picture this

FACTSHEET: Japan's largest earthquakes on record

Mar 11, 2011
Japan's devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake, which struck the region Friday and set off a giant tsunami, is expected to go down in history as on...
Posted In: aftershocks, earthquake, Japan, largest on record

MID-DAY UPDATE: YouTube, Web bring Japan quake to your desktop

Mar 11, 2011
There is one big story today playing out around the world. An 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit northern Japan last night, triggering a tsunami that has...
Posted In: earthquake, Japan, mid-day update, tsunami