Steve Henn talks with Steve Inskeep on 'Morning Edition'
Facebook's much-publicized first sale of stock to the public started with a bang late this morning as the price per share jumped. But though the volume of shares sold was a record for an initial public offering, the stock's price gave up its gains as the day continued.
By the end of trading in the U.S., Facebook had settled right at the $38 initial offering price that had been set before shares went on sale.
Since his emergence in the mid-2000s, Diplo has climbed to a position rare among electronic artists: He's a DJ known by people who don't follow electronic music. Producing M.I.A.'s Grammy-nominated "Paper Planes" gave him a leg up, but much of his success stems from his curatorial impulse: Diplo's music finds crowd-pleasing ways to incorporate and shine a light on lesser-known sounds like Brazilian baile funk and Jamaican dancehall.
Greece keeps cutting its budget to help pay debts and avoid default but then its economy keeps contracting, making the problem worse. The new French President Francois Hollande wants to find a way to stimulate Europe's economy.