Facebook set a price range Thursday of $28 to $35 per share for its initial public offering. The company also upped the maximum size of its offering to $13.6 billion, up from its previous $5 billion estimate.
First Solar shares fell after the company reported a steep quarterly loss late Thursday related to restructuring and announced a new CEO.
AIG shares fell despite earnings that came in well ahead of analyst expectations late Thursday.
Chesapeake Energy shares rose after the company confirmed that it's facing an inquiry from the Securities and Exchange Commission in the wake of revelations about CEO Aubrey McClendon's controversial compensation program.
LinkedIn shares jumped after the social media company reported strong earnings and revenue that doubled versus last year.
World markets: European markets ended lower. Britain's FTSE 100 lost 1.9%, France's CAC 40 sank 1.8% and the DAX in Germany dropped 2%.
Asian markets finished mixed. The Shanghai Composite edged up 0.5%, while the Hang Seng in Hong Kong fell about 1.1%. Tokyo was closed for a holiday.
Currencies and commodities: The dollar was slightly stronger against the euro, the British pound and the Japanese yen.
Oil for June delivery fell $4.05 to settle at $98.56 a barrel.
Gold futures for June delivery rose $10.40 to end at $1,645.20 an ounce.
Bonds: The price on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury rose following the jobs report, while the yield fell to 1.88% from 1.92% late Thursday.
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