Holiday

Global Markets, S&P Futures Flat With US Markets Closed For MLK Holiday

US cash markets may be closed for Monday’s MLK holiday, but US equity futures are humming and at last check they were unchanged from Friday’s close at 3, 762 after earlier dropping as much as 20 points. “Markets needed a breather or even a pull back to justify reflationary expectations,” said Ben Emons, managing director of…

US Reports Nearly 300K Cases Due To Holiday Delays; Scotland Orders New Lockdown: Live Updates

Summary: US begins 2nd doses US cases top 200K Global cases top 85MM Officials play catch-up with vaccine rollout UK to delay second vaccine doses Scotland reimposes lockdown Germany to extend lockdown Fauci says possible vaccines become mandatory Greece announced 1-week lockdown Norway’s PM announces fresh restrictions South Korea widens ban on private gatherings Norway…

GoDaddy Phished Its Own Employees Under The Guise Of Giving Them A $650 Holiday Bonus

Roughly 500 GoDaddy employees failed a company-wide phishing test this month that was disguised as a message that they would be receiving a $650 holiday bonus. Yes, you’re reading that right: GoDaddy purposely emailed its employees during a year in which the U.S. economy went into recession, promising them $650 for the holidays, as a…

Ed and Ash's Holiday Send-Off: Looking Ahead to 2021 (LIVE)

by Tyler Durden Wednesday, Dec 23, 2020 – 19:12 Tune in for this special edition of the Daily Briefing to hear from Ed and Ash live at 4:30 PM ET. They will answer audience questions, provide an update on what they’re seeing in markets this holiday season, and look ahead to the opportunities and macro…

Are You Ready For A Cookie Shortage This Holiday Season? 

Campbell Soup Co., the maker of Pepperidge Farm cookies, warned in an earnings call Wednesday that a cookie shortage could arrive this holiday season.  Campbell’s CEO Mark Clouse said cookies under the Pepperidge Farms brand, such as Milano and Chessman, face “supply constraints” due to the virus pandemic forcing people to stay home, which in…

Snitchgiving: Americans Are Being Urged to Report Families Gathering for the Holiday

By Daisy Luther Imagine you’re sitting around the table with your family, inhaling the aroma as grandpa begins to carve the turkey, and there’s a knock at the door. Is it a late guest? A neighbor dropping by? No, it’s a health official or the police there to quell your gathering because somebody snitched on…

De Blasio Unleashes “COVID Checkpoints” To Catch & Fine NYC Travelers Who Violate Holiday Quarantine

By Tyler Durden As millions of Americans defy the CDC’s warning not to travel for the holiday season, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has once again dispatched police to key traffic chokepoints where his quarantine rules will be strictly enforced. New York City Sheriff Joseph Fucito said the sheriff’s office (a separate entity from the…