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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

Tsunami-Sized Shock to Japan's Gross Domestic Product

Mar 22, 2011
Just days after the triple calamity in Japan -- from earthquake to tsunami to radiation -- I found myself at an awkward turn in a conversation. I...
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Japan, New Economics Foundation, new numbers, Nic Marks, tsunami

Auto industry's production delays have yet to begin

Mar 21, 2011
This final note today, one last item on Japan. The research firm IHS Automotive Insight has put a number on how big a problem the earthquake and...
Posted In: Auto, Japan

US sends drones to Japan

Mar 17, 2011
The U.S. Air Force sent the Global Hawk to Japan to collect images and help gauge the damage in Japan after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck l...
Posted In: drones, Japan, Mexico, military, Transportation, world

Nuclear Numbers

Mar 16, 2011
In light of the unfolding calamity in Japan, check out these nuclear numbers as compiled over the years by the hardworking index editors at Harpe...
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Harper's Magazine, Japan, nuclear

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