A crisis for Wall Street

NEW YORK (KHNL) -Wall Street is in turmoil dealing with the biggest shakeup since the great depression.

Lehman Brothers-one of Wall Street's oldest and most respected financial institutions has filed for bankruptcy protection.

A final attempt to save the bank failed.

As the financial crisis unfolded employees with Lehman Brothers in New York and in London packed up their things and went home.

"I was very happy at Lehmans so I like this company and i'm just disappointed for everybody. I think it was a great company and I'm just sad, "said an unidentified Lehmans Brothers employee.

Lehmans Brothers has been in business for over 150 years.

Thousands are now without jobs.