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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 11, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 11, 2011

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Japan's quake

Deadly earthquake rocks Japan

by Jeremy Hobson and Rob Schmitz 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.
Japan's quake

Hawaii on tsunami alert: The experience from Waikiki

by Adriene Hill and Jeremy Hobson 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.
BBC World Service

Is Japan equipped to handle a large earthquake?

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

The economic impact of Japan's earthquake

by Jeremy Hobson 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.
Economy 4.0

Budget cuts threaten SEC, CFTC

by David Brancaccio 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.
Japan's quake

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

by Steve Chiotakis 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.
Japan's quake

Aid groups stand ready to help Japan

by Gregory Warner 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

by Jeff Tyler Mar 11, 2011
The state is debating between a bill that would tighten immigration enforcement and one that would create a guest worker program.
BBC World Service

Indonesia learns from 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami

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

Experiencing the Japanese earthquake

by Marketplace Staff 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

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

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