Why Japan Matters More to These 3 U.S. Companies

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On today's edition of "MarketFoolery," the new daily podcast from The Motley Fool, we discuss the following questions:

Two weeks ago, General Electric (NYSE: GE  ) was planning to expand its nuclear service-and-parts division. How are those prospects looking now?

Aflac (NYSE: AFL  ) does 75% of its sales in Japan. With the nuclear crisis continuing, how scared should Aflac's shareholders be?

Two other U.S. companies that depend on significant sales in Japan are Coach (NYSE: COH  ) and Tiffany (NYSE: TIF  ) . Hear our analysts' take on the future of these luxury brands.

And now that Gilbert Gottfried, the longtime voice of the Aflac duck, has been fired over jokes he made about the crisis in Japan, who should replace him? Our analysts share their recommendations.

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Chris Hill doesn't own shares of any of the companies mentioned. Aflac and Coach are Motley Fool Stock Advisor recommendations. The Motley Fool owns shares of Aflac. The Motley Fool's disclosure policyis voiced by the late, great Barry White.


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