NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Wednesday, Oct. 23:
1.-- U.S. stock futures were pointing down on Wednesday as stocks overseas posted losses on a tepid U.S. jobs report and reports of tighter money market conditions in China.
Stocks in London, Frankfurt and Paris were falling. Shares in China and Hong Kong declined. Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 2% to close at 14,426.05 as the yen gained against the U.S. dollar.
2.-- The economic calendar in the U.S. Wednesday includes import and export prices for September at 8:30 a.m. EDT and the FHFA Housing Price Index for August at 9 a.m.
3.--U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday after the weak jobs report fueled speculation the Federal Reserve will maintain the monetary stimulus measures that have helped boost equities to their biggest gains in 16 years.
4.-- Apple ( AAPL) unveiled the iPad Air on Tuesday, and a second-generation of the iPad mini in a huge product update.
The iPad Air, Apple's fifth-generation iPad, which starts at $499 for WiFi and $629 for LTE models, weighs just 1 pound and is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth-gen iPad. It also has a narrower bezel, allowing content to fill up more of the tablet.
Apple is keeping the iPad 2 in its lineup, which starts at $399.