5 sectors hit hardest by Japan's crisis

The scale of Japan's tragedy is still difficult to assess but there are several industries that are particularly vulnerable, and the impact on them could be felt around the globe.

Japan's capital was relatively untouched by the earthquake and tsunami, but the usually bustling city is quiet as the country copes with the economic and human toll. More
As Japan reels in the aftermath of the most powerful earthquake in its history and worries grow about a nuclear reactor meltdown, some economists wonder whether the disaster will push the country closer to a sovereign debt crisis, too. More
In Tokyo, stocks tanked and stores were emptied of necessities while workers for Tokyo Electric Power Co. desperately try to prevent a nuclear meltdown. More
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