19: This is the amount in billions of dollars that Facebook Inc. has agreed to pay for mobile-messaging service WhatsApp. This represents the largest amount ever paid for a technology startup. WhatsApp will operate independently of Facebook, and WhatsApp’s founder, Jan Koum, will join Facebook’s board.
200: This is the amount in millions of dollars that the banks Citigroup Inc., Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Corp. could earn in fees for providing financing to Energy Future Holdings Corp. to help it operate through a possible bankruptcy. These fees are projected to be made based on the company seeking $8 billion in loans.
– Information compiled by Anthony Ahlegian