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Ind. businessman indicted, faces SEC fraud charges (AP)

AP – An Indianapolis businessman and top Republican donor has been indicted on charges stemming from an investigation into whether he operated a Ponzi scheme to defraud investors of hundreds of millions of dollars.

Japan crisis puts world financial markets on edge (AP)

AP – Fears over the escalating nuclear crisis in Japan overtook financial markets around the globe Tuesday, pushing stocks and other investments lower. The Japanese stock market lost 10 percent of its value, and Wall Street dropped steeply before bounc…

Wall Street plummets on Japan nuclear threat (AFP)

AFP – Panic selling hit the US stock market Tuesday as traders worried that a nuclear meltdown in quake-hit Japan could threaten the global economy.