Mar 11, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 11, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 11, 2011

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Deadly earthquake rocks Japan

Mar 11, 2011
An 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit northern Japan, triggering a tsunami that sparked fears its destructive waves could spread across the Pacific Ocean.

Hawaii on tsunami alert: The experience from Waikiki

Mar 11, 2011
Hawaii is under the threat of a tsunami after a massive earthquake hit Japan. Marketplace's Adriene Hill talks about what's going on in the state from her hotel in Waikiki.

Is Japan equipped to handle a large earthquake?

Mar 11, 2011
The BBC's Duncan Bartlett, the former Tokyo bureau chief, discusses how prepared Japan was for big earthquake.

The economic impact of Japan's earthquake

Mar 11, 2011
The BBC's Ben Richardson discusses the companies that will be impacted by Japan's earthquake and tsunami and the economic effects that will be felt across Asia.

Budget cuts threaten SEC, CFTC

Mar 11, 2011
Economy 4.0 special correspondent David Brancaccio talks with Jeremy Hobson about whether budgets for the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulators will be cut just as they try to comply with the new financial reform law.

With large debt, how can Japan's government respond to quake damage?

Mar 11, 2011
Bloomberg News reporter John Brisney experienced the Japanese earthquake first-hand. He talks with Steve Chiotakis about what it felt like and how Japanese companies are reacting.

Aid groups stand ready to help Japan

Mar 11, 2011
Phones lines to aid groups like the Red Cross are already ringing in the aftermath of a massive earthquake that struck Japan. What will the nation need exactly?

Utah debates immigration reform

Mar 11, 2011
The state is debating between a bill that would tighten immigration enforcement and one that would create a guest worker program.

Indonesia learns from 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami

Mar 11, 2011
Indonesia experienced the devastating effects of a tsunami six years ago. So now, it isn't taking any chances.

Experiencing the Japanese earthquake

Mar 11, 2011
Coco Masters, former Tokyo bureau chief for Time magazine, talks with Steve Chiotakis about what she felt when the earthquake hit Japan.

iPad 2 expected to rule tablet market

Mar 12, 2011
Apple's latest iPad is debuting today, and expected to easily fight off tablet competitors.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC