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Stocks tumble

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (2011)Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)
A trader signals an offer in the corn options pit at the CME Group in Chicago, Illinois. U.S. stock and commodity prices tumbled following a sharp drop in Japan's stock market, as investors worldwide worry about the economic impact of that country's recent earthquake, tsunami and unfolding... Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images