04/07/2021 Pre Market Brief

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1) MARKET FUTURES:

2) TUESDAY 04/06/2021 MARKET RECAP:

3) ECONOMIC CALENDAR TUESDAY 04/07/2021:

4) OVERNIGHT NEWS HEADING INTO TUESDAY 04/07/2021:

STOCKS

(Stock News Possibly Yet to be Traded 8:00 PM Tuesday – 4:00 AM Wednesday EST)

  • MCAD Better Therapeutics Said to Be in Talks With Mountain Crest SPAC
  • JNPR China’s Largest Carrier-Neutral Data Center Service Provider 21Vianet Selects Juniper Networks to Power Expanded Interconnected Data Center
  • TMDX TransMedics Announces Positive FDA Advisory Committee Vote for OCS Heart System
  • OXY Occidental CEO Hollub opposes a carbon tax despite rivals’ support for idea
  • MS Morgan Stanley Sold Part of Archegos Holdings Before Most Rivals
  • UPST Upstart Announces Follow-on Offering
  • MRNA Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine Being Rolled Out in U.K. for First Time
  • BMY PsiOxus Therapeutics Updates Agreement with Bristol Myers Squibb to Advance their Clinical Stage Immuno-Oncology Collaboration
  • V One Billion Additional Touch-free Visa Payments Made as Consumers Embrace Contactless Commerce
  • FGEN AZN AKBA FDA AdCom to review FibroGen’s roxadustat application on July 15
  • BINV BioInvent receives IND approval for Phase I/IIa trial of anti-TNFR2 antibody BI-1808
  • BLK Amundi Agrees to Buy SocGen’s Lyxor in $980 Million Deal
  • RDS Shell first quarter 2021 update note
  • COIN Coinbase’s Nasdaq Listing Fuels Frenzy in Korean Crypto Stocks
  • KKR KKR and DTCP Roll Out Fiber Infrastructure in the Netherlands
  • CAHC LumiraDx, a Next-Generation Point of Care Diagnostics Testing Company to List on Nasdaq via Merger with CA Healthcare Acquisition Corp
  • EBON Ebang International Responds to Short Seller Report
  • UMC UMC Reports Sales for March 2021
  • NIU NIU Technologies reveals Global Strategy and Product Launch to target the urban micromobility segment in the United States, Europe, and China
  • CVX Chevron and Hokkaido Gas, Sign LNG Agreement

(Stock News from 4:00 PM Tuesday – 8:00 PM Wednesday EST)

  • TPCO Tribune Journalists Near Improbable Win in Quest for New Owners
  • NNOX NANO-X IMAGING LTD Files 2020 Annual Report on Form 20-F
  • FGEN FibroGen Announces FDA Advisory Committee to Review Roxadustat New Drug Application Tentatively Scheduled for July 15, 2021
  • NUVA NuVasive’s Simplify Disc wins FDA approval for cervical total disc replacement
  • AMAT Applied Materials Mapped Out Its Future. Investors Sold the Stock.
  • AMAT Applied Materials Showcases Unique Capabilities to Accelerate Innovation and Drive Long-Term Profitable Growth
  • LGHI LGI Homes Reports Record Breaking March and First Quarter 2021 Home Closings and Announces Date for First Quarter Earnings Conference Call
  • LLY INCY FDA extends review period for Eli Lilly, Incyte’s baricitinib atopic dermatitis sNDA
  • MAXN Maxeon Solar sinks after guiding Q1 revenues below consensus
  • SNR New Senior Provides Company Update
  • PAC Aeroportuario del Pacifico reports 4.6% decline in March passengers traffic
  • MEC Mayville Engineering announces new strategic customer relationship
  • ACAD After FDA Rejects Acadia Dementia Drug, Analysts Lament Lack Of Near-term Stock Drivers
  • DEI Douglas Emmett Announces Dates for Its 2021 First Quarter Earnings Results and Live Conference Call
  • JBHT J.B. Hunt Transport Services Announces First Quarter 2021 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
  • BOH Bank of Hawaii Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2021 Financial Results
  • ADXS Form 8-K: On April 5, 2021, Advaxis issued a press release announcing an agreement with Columbia University Irving Medical Center to fund a Phase 1 clinical study evaluating ADXS-504 in patients..
  • LFMD Form 8-K: Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities. The relevant information in Item 5.02 on this Current Report on Form 8-K, regarding the Severance Shares is incorporated herein by reference. T..
  • GRPN Form 8-K: Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. The information contained in Item 8.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K under the heading “Additional Capped Call Transactions” is incorpo..
  • EBON Ebang International Announces Closing of Follow-on Public Offering
  • CWST Casella Waste Systems to Host Conference Call on its First Quarter 2021 Results; and to Present at Upcoming Investor Event
  • AGI Alamos Gold Provides Notice of First Quarter 2021 Results and Conference Call, and Annual Meeting of Shareholders
  • WFG West Fraser Announces Redemption of Norbord Notes due 2027
  • LGF Form 8-K: Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. On April 6, 2021, Lions Gate Capital Holdings, entered into Amendment No. 4 to that certain Credit and Guarantee Agreement dated as of Decemb..
  • PRTS Henry Maier, President & CEO of FedEx Ground, Joins CarParts Board
  • BBIO BridgeBio Pharma Reports Inducement Grants under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)
  • LPI Form 8-K: Results of Operations and Financial Condition.Below are preliminary results of the Company’s production for the three months ended March 31, 2021. The Company previously provided expect..
  • CLM CRF Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund Announces Rights Offering
  • BCEL Atreca to Present at Upcoming Virtual Investor Conferences
  • COIN Coinbase Sees Profit at Least $730 Million Before Direct Listing
  • SBUX Starbucks Is Seeing More Demand For Oat Milk Than It Can Meet

PENNY STOCKS

  • DYNT Insider purchasing 04/05/2021
  • GNW Genworth Announces Termination of Merger Agreement with Oceanwide
  • GNCA Genocea to Present at the 20th Annual Needham Virtual Healthcare Conference
  • BSRC Form 8-K: Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement. On April 4, 2021, BioSolar entered into a securities purchase agreement with the purchaser set forth on the signature page thereto for the p..
  • BLBX Form 8-K: Results of Operations and Financial Condition. On April 5, 2021, Blackboxstocks issued a press release announcing its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2020. A copy of ..
  • XTNT Form S-3 (registration statement under securities act of 1933) filed with the SEC
  • CRHM Form 8-K: Litigation Related to the Arrangement As previously announced, on February 6, 2021, CRH Medical entered into a definitive Arrangement Agreement with WELL Health Technologies Corp. , WE..
  • WTER Form 8-K: Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities On March 31, 2021, we granted an aggregate of 1,990,000 stock options to certain directors, officers, consultants and employees for the purchase..
  • CCNC Form 8-K: Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets. As previously disclosed, on March 30, 2021, Code Chain New Continent entered into a share purchase agreement with a buyer unaffiliat..
  • AIRI Form 8-K: Regulation FD Disclosure On April 6, 2021, Air Industries Group issued a press release announcing that it had received purchase orders in excess of $6 million for major components of l..
  • BASX Form 8-K: Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. Second Amendment to Exchange Agreement Basic Energy Services is party to that certain Exchange Agreement, dated March 9, 2020, and that Firs..

INSIDER TRADING ACTIVITY

—STOCK UPGRADES & DOWNGRADES

—OFFERINGS/SHELF REGISTRATION/FINANCING

  • VRNT Verint Announces Upsize and Pricing of Offering of Convertible Senior Notes
  • PANA Panacea Acquisition Corp. II Announces Pricing of $150,000,000 Initial Public Offering
  • XOMA XOMA Prices $35 Million Offering of Depositary Shares
  • BLMN Bloomin’ Brands Announces Pricing of $300 Million of Senior Notes Due 2029
  • UNIT Uniti Group Announces Pricing of Senior Secured Notes Offering
  • TRTN Triton International prices $600M notes offering
  • VRNT Form 8-K: Unregistered Sale of Equity Securities On April 6, 2021, Verint Systems closed the second tranche of the previously announced strategic partnership with Valor Buyer LP, an affiliate of ..
  • IONS Ionis proposes private placement of 500M of convertible notes
  • ACTG Form 8-K: Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. Second Supplemental Agreement As previously reported, on November 18, 2019, Acacia Research entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement wit..
  • ENVA Form 8-K: ENTRY INTO A MATERIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT On March 31, 2021, OnDeck Asset Funding II, amended its asset-backed revolving debt facility to modify the Credit Agreement, dated as of Augu..
  • BOMN Form 8-K: REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE On April 6, 2021, the Company issued a press release entitled “Boston Omaha Announces Closing of Public Offering of Class A Common Stock, Including Full Exerci..
  • FTFT Form 8-K: Regulation FD Disclosure. On April 6, 2021, Future Fintech Group issued a press release announcing the closing of its previously announced registered direct offering with certain insti..
  • LI Li Auto Announces Proposed Offering of US$750 Million Convertible Senior Notes

5) POSSIBLE DIP BUYING OPPORTUNITIES:

6) OTHER NEWS

  • NFLX SEC Obtains Emergency Asset Freeze, Charges Actor with Operating a $690 Million Ponzi Scheme
  • DKNG RSI PENN MGM MSGE New York Could Soon Legalize Sports Betting: A Look At Potential Winners And Losers
  • NMTR FGEN PHR MAXN FIXX 6 Stocks Moving In Tuesday’s After-Hours Session
  • TSLA GCEI PLUG ENPH MORN ETFs to Play Biden’s Push for Green Infrastructure
  • TMDX How Jonah Lupton Expects TransMedics Group Stock To React To FDA Decision
  • The U.S. Cut its Oil Supply Outlook While OPEC+ Boosts Output
  • CS Credit Suisse Isn’t Out Of The Woods Yet
  • CS Credit Suisse Scandal Toll Goes Ever Higher as Rivals Thrive
  • WM Are Walmart+ Subscriptions Stagnating? One Analyst Thinks So
  • Treasury Bears Eye Tax Talks as Trigger for Yields to Rise Again
  • VIPS GS GSX MS Options Traders Preparing for ‘Bounce’ in Archegos-Linked Stocks
  • 51 Biggest Movers From Yesterday

7) UPCOMING EARNINGS:

8) DIVIDEND CALENDAR

9) UPCOMING EVENTS

  • WED 4/7 Lamb Weston Holdings releases earnings.
  • WED 4/7 The Federal Open Market Committee releases the minutes from its mid-March monetary-policy meeting.
  • WED 4/7 Costco Wholesale reports sales data for March.
  • WED 4/7 Lumen Technologies, formerly known as CenturyLink, holds an analyst day. Lumen’s President and CEO Jeff Storey, among others, will discuss strategies to grow the company.
  • WED 4/7 Advanced Micro Devices and Xilinx hold special shareholder meetings to seek approval for their proposed merger, first announced in October. AMD has agreed to buy Xilinx in an all-stock transaction valued at about $35 billion.
  • THURS 4/8 Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva discuss the global economy at the 2021 spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group.
  • THURS 4/8 Conagra Brands, Constellation Brands, and Levi Strauss report quarterly results.
  • THURS 4/8 The Department of Labor reports initial jobless claims for the week ending on April 3. The four-week moving average of jobless claims this past week was 719,000, the lowest since March of last year.
  • THURS 4/8 The Federal Reserve reports consumer credit data for February. Total outstanding consumer credit stands at $4.18 trillion, slightly lower than the all-time peak of $4.21 trillion set in February of last year. In 2020, consumer credit remained essentially unchanged, the first year that it didn’t expand since 2008.
  • FRI 4/9 The BLS reports the producer price index for March. Expectations are for a 0.5% month-over-month rise, matching the February increase

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