Financial and Economic Impact of the Japanese Earthquake

March 17, 2011 | Greg Leonberger, FSA, EA, MAAA, FCA, Director of Research, Managing Partner

While the current focus on Japan targets those directly affected by last week’s earthquake, investors are naturally curious to know how the tragedy will affect their portfolios. The following analysis covers the ramifications on the economies of Japan and the U.S., as well as the broad financial markets.

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Greg Leonberger, FSA, EA, MAAA, FCA
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