The Japanese tradegy and your investments, the Investment Sense view

While rescue operations are still underway, it may seem premature to discuss the implications of Friday’s earthquake and tsunami to the Japanese economy, world stock markets and consequently your investments. But of course investors are concerned about the implications for their investments and world stock markets have already reacted. Our first thoughts are of course for those who have suffered huge loss in this tragedy, the effects of this disaster will be felt on families and the affected region for generations to come. From an economic perspective, it is perhaps possible to make some estimates of the impact of Friday’s events based ...