If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning:
Nikkei plummeted 265.28 points to 8,611.31.
The Dow also dropped 156 points to 12,442.49.
And the NASDAQ slipped 60.35 to 2,813.69
This is the day Facebook gets a whole lot of new friends. The social media giant will offer its stock to the public, beginning at $38 a share.
It will trade under the symbol FB on the NASDAQ Exchange. The offering values Fcebook at around $100 billion, making it one of the biggest IPOs ever. There's enormous demand for the stock, but also some caution on whether Facebook has a good enough profit strategy.
Hewlett-Packard is considering a round of deep layoffs. The computer company has struggled to cut costs and raise profits. Published reports say it could slash 8-percent of its workforce, or as many as 25,000 jobs.
would like to hear more about that huge trading blunder at JPMorgan Chase. The
Senate Banking Committee plans to invite