Japanese Stocks Fall for Second Day on Nuclear Worries, Oil

Japanese Stocks Fall for Second Day on Nuclear Worries, Oil

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A man looks at Chubu Electric Power Co.'s Hamaoka nuclear power station in Omaezaki city, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan. Chubu Electric’s board met to discuss a possible closure of its sole nuclear plant after Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan expressed concern the Hamaoko facility may not be able to withstand a powerful earthquake and tsunami.