04/19/2021 Pre Market Brief: Weekend Edition

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Published 04/17/2021 6:30 PM / Updated 04/19/2021 04:00 AM

1) MARKET FUTURES:

2) FRIDAY 04/16/2021 MARKET RECAP:

3) ECONOMIC CALENDAR WEDNESDAY 04/19/2021:

4) NEWS From Friday 04/16/2021 8:00 PM to Monday 04/19/2021 4:00 AM:

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 STOCKS (Stock News Possibly Yet to be Traded 8:00 PM Friday – 4:00 AM Monday EST)

  • TSLA Tesla China Registrations Tripled YoY In March, Doubled Sequentially: CAIN Data
  • KZIA Evotec enters partnership with Kazia Therapeutics for clinical development of EVT801
  • PFE Pfizer to supply additional COVID-19 vaccines to Japan
  • FERG Ferguson Announces Transaction in Own Shares
  • CYAD New medical chief at Celyad Oncology
  • CLOV Clover Health Joins Top WallStreetBets Stocks: What’s Going On?
  • ERYP RYTECH Announces Completion of First Cohort in a Phase 1 Investigator Sponsored Trial of Eryaspase in First-Line Pancreatic Cancer
  • DMRC Digimarc Participates in Upcoming Industry Events and Webinars
  • ELLO Ellomay Capital Announces Issuance of Notice to Commence in the Manara Project
  • CMCL Caledonia Mining Corporation Plc: Q1 2021 Production
  • JEF 48-Hour Auctions Show Buyout Firms’ Need for Speed to Win Deals
  • BGBIO BRRGF BerGenBio Announces Update From Investigational Phase II Trials Assessing Bemcentinib In Hospitalised COVID-19 Patients
  • ALFVF ALFVY Alfa Laval starts testing methanol fuel cell systems for sustainable marine power supply
  • JMPLF JMPLY Johnson Matthey announces strategic partnership for sustainable battery materials production and secures critical raw materials supply
  • SES SES Signs MoU with Kazakhstan Government on O3b mPOWER Connectivity Services
  • TIGO Millicom signs agreements to conclude Africa divestiture program
  • NTR Nutrien CEO Magro to depart, succeeded by Chair Schmidt
  • HYW Hywin Holdings Announces Two Wins at WealthBriefingAsia Greater China Awards 2021
  • TM Toyota Debuts All-Electric SUV Concept
  • KKR KKR Invests in Adopt A Cow
  • CWQXF CWQXY Castellum divests property in Copenhagen to Genesta for DKK 778 million
  • TSLA Tesla China Demand Powers Ahead With Record Registrations
  • YELL Yellow Bringing New Jobs to Irving, Texas & America
  • FB Facebook to Soon Announce Social Audio Products, Recode Says
  • MANU Leading European Football Clubs Announce Participation in New Super League Competition
  • TSLA Tesla `with no one driving’ kills 2 in fiery crash in Texas
  • TWTR Clubhouse closes new funding round, with valuation reportedly near $4 billion
  • AAPL SPOT Apple Music Reveals How Much It Pays When You Stream a Song
  • QS QuantumScape CEO considers legal action after short seller report
  • PRTA Prothena Presents Phase 1 Study Results of PRX004 in Oral Presentation at AAN 2021
  • KO IBM UAL JNJ LMT T NFLX INTC CMG AT&T, Netflix, Intel, Chipotle, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week
  • GOLD Kibali Goldmines Rejects SOKIMO Claim
  • MS GS EFC Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo take stock of Archegos disaster
  • JNJ Fauci expects J&J vaccinations to resume later this week
  • WMT THS KHC GIS K Supermarkets’ Revival Skips Top Store-Brand Supplier
  • APO Apollo and Toto May Make Offer for Atlantia Highway Unit: Papers
  • ESLT Elbit Systems Awarded a $1.65 Billion Contract for Flight Training Program, as Part of Agreement Between Israeli and Hellenic Ministries of Defense
  • AEO KSS LEVI PTON M The post-pandemic spending spree has begun. Here are 6 things Americans are buying
  • DAL SAVE AAL JBLU BA UAL Airlines beef up domestic summer schedules with big jets as international trips remain uncertain
  • NFLX Netflix Is Chill About Pandemic’s End
  • C Citi to Apply for Stock, Futures Trading in China: Global Times
  • PTON Stop using Peleton treadmills, U.S. government warns
  • MSFT NUAN AAPL GOOGL FB Nuance/Microsoft deal spread in focus after FTC approves Alexion/AstraZeneca
  • GTII GLOBAL TECH INDUSTRIES GROUP CLARIFIES WARRANT DISTRIBUTION
  • TSP Exclusive: TuSimple CEO On Autonomous Semitrucks, Competition And Going Public
  • ORCL AMT CCI SBAC BAC Alaska Sold Berkshire Hathaway, Oracle Stock; Bought Wireless-Tower Shares
  • JNJ South African regulator recommends lifting ban on JNJ’s COVID-19 shot
  • AFMD ITOS LLY ONCT SNY AACR 2021 highlights Eli Lilly’s new KRAS battle; Affimed’s Natural Killer cell therapy
  • COIN Bitcoin Plunges, Taking Other Cryptocurrencies With It
  • BX Blackstone to sell $3B of Australian logistics – Bloomberg
  • AMZN Amazon opening up the checkbook to become a key counterweight to Netflix
  • BTC COIN Bitcoin plunged to $50K overnight. Here’s why.
  • AVDL Avadel Presents New Data from its Pivotal REST-ON Phase 3 Trial of FT218, once-nightly sodium oxybate, at the 2021 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
  • BABA Jack Ma May Be Divesting His Stake In Ant Group, Giving Up Control: Reuters
  • AMZN Amazon Cancels Lord of the Rings Game Announced Two Years Ago
  • NIO XPEV TM GM HMC What To Expect At The Shanghai Auto Show: Nio, GM, Honda, Toyota and More
  • NIO QCOM INVC LAZR MGA Autonomous Driving Is Closer Than You Think. But Not Because of Tesla.
  • COIN TSLA ARK buys another $64 mln in Coinbase shares, sells $99.5 mln of Tesla shares
  • DIS Disney lands on Barron’s cover as streaming star
  • PTON Peloton Fights Federal Safety Recall Request Over Treadmill Linked To Child’s Death
  • PTON Peloton in talks with CPSC on treadmill warning
  • PTON Peloton Refutes Consumer Product Safety Commission Claims
  • CNHI Statement from CNH Industrial
  • CAG Doge Treats: How Conagra Brands Is Using Dogecoin To Beef Up Social Media Marketing For Slim Jim
  • FUV EDOC These Technologies Could Hold Back Business Travel Indefinitely
  • LULU The New Denim Hype Looks Like a Stretch
  • TSMC LRCX AMAT AAPL TSMC Says Trade Tensions Could Disrupt Supply of Chip Equipment
  • ADBE Adobe Co-Founder Dr. Geschke Passes at 81
  • TPCO Swiss billionaire Wyss reportedly drops out of Tribune Publishing bidding
  • GME ‘Roaring Kitty’ Boosts GameStop Bet After Exercising Options

—After Market NEWS From Friday 04/16/2021 4:00 PM to Friday 04/16/2021 8:00PM:

  • TSLA NASA awards $2.9B to SpaceX for Starship lunar lander; Blue Origin team is left out
  • LAD Cramer’s lightning round: I’d buy Lithia Motors right here
  • PPTA Perpetua Resources Reports Results of 2021 Annual General Meeting
  • TM Toyota BZ4X EV concept is US-bound, launches new ‘Beyond Zero’ branding
  • SCM Stellus Capital Investment Schedules First Quarter 2021 Financial Results Conference Call
  • DUK North Carolina regulator approves Duke Energy rate hike, settlement
  • AMZN Amazon Can Be a $3 Trillion Company. Why Its Stock Is One to Buy and Hold Forever.
  • ARNA Arena Pharmaceuticals Reports Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635
  • YELL Yellow Bringing New Jobs to Richfield, Ohio & America
  • ITUB Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A.: Payment of Interest on Capital
  • EOG Resources expects $367M Q1 loss on mark-to-market
  • CTS CTS Announces Dates for First Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call
  • SMWB Internet analytics firm Similarweb files for IPO, reportedly seeking $2B valuation
  • ENB Enbridge to Host Webcast to Discuss 2021 First Quarter Results on May 7
  • GHC Graham Holdings Company to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders
  • KBH DHI Why Wells Fargo Is Bullish On KB Home, DR Horton
  • LFMD Kaskela Law LLC Announces Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit Against LifeMD, Inc. (LFMD) and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm
  • LFMD Form 8-K: On April 16, 2021, LifeMD issued a press release announcing that it has released an open letter to its shareholders, dated April 16, 2021, in response to an error-ridden “research note
  • RMNI Rimini Street is losing two board directors
  • MDLY Medley Management makes key promotions
  • AFYA Afya announces Cliquefarma’s acquisition for R$19M
  • RXRX Recursion Pharmaceuticals Jumps in Debut After $436 Million IPO
  • WWE WWE® Announces 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
  • PAAS Pan American Silver to announce first quarter 2021 unaudited results and host Annual General and Special Meeting of shareholders on May 12
  • FF Form 8-K: – On April 16, 2021, FutureFuel Corp. issued a press release announcing that it will release its first quarter 2021 financial results after market close on Friday, May 7, 2021.
  • HII Photo Release — Huntington Ingalls Industries Achieves Milestone in Refueling and Complex Overhaul of USS George Washington (CVN 73)
  • JBLU SAVE JPMorgan Analyst Rules Out Long-Term Negative Impact Of COVID-19 On The Airline Industry
  • IMAX Form PRE 14A (other preliminary proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • AYTU Form 8-K: Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. On April 12, 2021, Aytu BioPharma , Rumpus VEDS,, Rumpus Therapeutics,, Rumpus Vascular,, Christopher Brooke and Nathaniel Massari entered i..
  • XLNX Xiliinx chief accounting officer resigns
  • ATI USW Proposes Continuation of Bargaining to Resolve Contract at ATI
  • LLY INCY Lilly and Incyte’s baricitinib fails to meet main goal in late-stage COVID-19 trial
  • BAC Bank of America to Set Record for Largest Bank Bond Sale at $15 Billion
  • ISUN Form 8-K: As originally announced in the 8-K filed on March 9, 2021, iSun provided notice to the holders of its outstanding public warrants that, pursuant to the terms of the Warrants, the Compa..
  • VNO Vornado Extends One of its Two Revolving Credit Facilities
  • GFN Form 8-K: Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. Merger Agreement On April 15, 2021, General Finance entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger by and among the Company, United Rentals a w..
  • XLE Oil slips but scores 6% weekly rise; energy names mostly in the red
  • IMUX Form S-3 (registration statement under securities act of 1933) filed with the SEC
  • ACTG Form DEF 14A (other definitive proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • STAR iStar Sets First Quarter 2021 Earnings Release Date and Webcast
  • HIG The Hartford agrees to pay $650M in Boy Scouts bankruptcy
  • UIHC United Insurance estimates $24M in Q1 catastrophe losses
  • PINS Pinterest Analyst Defends Stock After Sudden Selloff
  • WLDN Willdan’s chief financial officer Stacy McLaughlin to resign
  • MNRL Brigham Minerals, Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2021 Conference Call for May 7, 2021
  • HONE HarborOne Bancorp launches share repurchase program
  • CURO Form 8-K: CURO Group Holdings Corp. is filing this Current Report on Form 8-K to realign product-level information presented in documents filed with or furnished to the SEC by the Company and co..
  • SLDB Form 8-K/A (current report, item 5.02) filed with the SEC
  • CXW Form 8-K: CoreCivic has previously disclosed the upcoming jury trial in the purported securities class action captioned Grae v. Corrections of America et al., Case No. 3:16-cv-02267. On April 16
  • TNP TEN, Announces Availability of Form 20-F for the Year Ended December 31, 2020
  • KBH KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Landings and Reserves at Cassia, Its Latest New-home Communities in Las Vegas

PENNY STOCKS ( From Friday 04/16/2021 8:00 PM to Monday 04/19/2021 5:00 AM)

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  • VEON VEON appoints Alex Bolis and Dmitry Shvets to Group leadership team
  • AMRN VASCEPA® Reported to Impact Vulnerable Coronary Plaque Features in New Analyses of EVAPORATE Study Presented as Late-Breaking Science at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021
  • IPHA Number of Shares and Voting Rights of Innate Pharma as of April 1, 2021

PENNY STOCKS (After Market News Friday 4:00 PM- 8:00PM)

  • RGBP Form 8-K: Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement On December 16, 2019 Zander Therapeutics , KCL Therapeutics and Regen Biopharma entered into an agreement whereby: 1) Zander shall return for..
  • AIKI Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. As previously disclosed in the Current Report on Form 8-K filed on January 11, 2021, AIkido Pharma entered into an exclusive patent license by and among Silo Pharma Inc
  • MUX Form PRE 14A (other preliminary proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • MEEC Form PRE 14A (other preliminary proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • DGLY Form PRE 14A (other preliminary proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • DGLY Form 8-K: On September 9, 2020, Digital Ally, filed a Current Report on Form 8-K reporting the results of voting on the proposals submitted to the Company’s stockholders at its Annual Meeting of..
  • COCP Form PRE 14A (other preliminary proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • CLRB Form 25-NSE (notification filed by national security exchange to report the removal from listing and registration of matured, redeemed or retired securities) filed with the SEC
  • IPSI Form S-1 (general form for registration of securities under the securities act of 1933) filed with the SEC
  • JOB Form 424B3 (prospectus [rule 424(b)(3)]) filed with the SEC
  • EYEG Form S-3 (registration statement under securities act of 1933) filed with the SEC
  • ALRN Form PRE 14A (other preliminary proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • SALM Form 8-K: Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement On April 16, 2021, Salem Media Group entered into an At Market Issuance Sales Agreement with B. Riley Securities, pursuant to which the Compa..
  • ECOR Form PRE 14A (other preliminary proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • MEDS Form DEFA14A (additional definitive proxy soliciting materials and rule 14(a)(12) material) filed with the SEC
  • VRAY Form PRE 14A (other preliminary proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • PTMN Form 40-17G (fidelity bond [rule 17g-1(g)]) filed with the SEC
  • ENG Form SC 13D (general statement of acquisition of beneficial ownership) filed with the SEC
  • DPW Form 8-K: REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE On April 12, 2021, Ault Global Holdings announced that it would be hosting a conference call via webcast to discuss the financial results for the fourth quarter..
  • TMBR Form 8-K: Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers. On April 13, 2021, Timber Pharmaceuti..
  • ATHX Form PRE 14A (other preliminary proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • SESN Sesen Bio Announces Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635
  • MDJH MDJM LTD Reports Full Year 2020 Financial Results
  • SOAN Form 8-K: Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers. On April 14, 2021, the Board of Direc..
  • PFMT Form PRE 14A (other preliminary proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • CIA Form 8-K: Change in Control of RegistrantAs previously disclosed, on February 5, 2021, Citizens entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with the Harold E. Riley Foundation to purchase 100% of ..
  • RESN Form DEF 14A (other definitive proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • ARDS Form DEF 14A (other definitive proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • JP Form 20-F (annual and transition report of foreign private issuers [sections 13 or 15(d)]) filed with the SEC
  • GNLN Form 425 (prospectuses and communications, business combinations) filed with the SEC
  • KSHB Form 425 (prospectuses and communications, business combinations) filed with the SEC
  • RGLS Form 4/A (statement of changes in beneficial ownership of securities) filed with the SEC
  • PVL Permianville Royalty Trust Announces Monthly Operational Update
  • OEG Form 8-K: Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. Orbital Energy Group entered into and closed upon a Share Purchase Agreement dated April 13, 2021 by and among the Company and the owners of ..
  • BEST Form 20-F (annual and transition report of foreign private issuers [sections 13 or 15(d)]) filed with the SEC
  • CRHM CRH Medical securityholders approve of acquisition by WELL Health
  • CLVS Form PRE 14A (other preliminary proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • ACER Form DEF 14A (other definitive proxy statements) filed with the SEC
  • YAYO Form 8-K: Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. On April 12, 2021, EVmo, entered into a securities purchase agreement with a certain investor in connection with the issuance, as of that sa..
  • AKER Form 8-K: Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders. On April 15, 2021, Akers Biosciences held a special meeting of its stockholders. At the Special Meeting, the holders of 8,153,090 s..

INSIDER TRADING ACTIVITY (Report Dates all on APR 16th)

Note: Remember the filing date is different than the report date. Look at the Report Date!

  • COIN (HEAVY SELLING) $1,816,773,943.24 of shares sold by Wilson Frederick R (Director), $1,816,773,943.24 of shares sold by Union Square Ventures 2012 Fund, L.p. (10% Owner), $120,871,528.68 of shares sold by Choi Emilie (President), $34,655,642.71 of shares sold by Ehrsam Frederick Ernest Iii (Director), $73,517,878.76 of shares sold by Haun Kathryn (Director), $58,891,400.00 of shares sold by Chatterjee Surojit (Chief Product Officer), $89,176,683.53 of shares sold by Choi Emilie (President), $97,585,948.18 of shares sold by Haas Alesia J (Chief Financial Officer), $20,418,699.73 of shares sold by Ehrsam Frederick Ernest Iii (Director), $56,909,381.94 of shares sold by Ehrsam Frederick Ernest Iii (Director), $42,601,531.99 of shares sold by Jones Jennifer N. (Chief Accounting Officer), $291,827,965.50 of shares sold by Armstrong Brian (Chairman and CEO), reported in a new form 4 filed with the SEC, $112,309,275.00 of shares sold by Ah Equity Partners Iii (parallel), L.l.c. (10% Owner), $112,309,275.00 of shares sold by Andreessen Marc L (Director), $112,309,275.00 of shares sold by Andreessen Horowitz Lsv Fund I, L.p. (10% Owner), $112,309,275.00 of shares sold by A16z Seed-iii, Llc (10% Owner).
  • GME GameStop CEO Sells $12 Million of Stock in Video-Game Chain
  • AMAT Applied Materials Executives Sell Large Blocks of Stock
  • AHT (BUYING)
  • CMTV (BUYING)
  • DXR (BUYING)
  • IMH (BUYING)
  • MACK (BUYING)
  • RFIL (BUYING)
  • TTCF (BUYING)
  • EVRG RPHM STON GMS NH Last Week’s Notable Insider Buys Included Evergy, StoneMor, Tattooed Chef And More

—OFFERINGS/SHELF REGISTRATION/FINANCING/IPO

  • ENTG Entegris Announces Pricing of $400 Million Offering of 3.625% Senior Unsecured Notes
  • COTY Coty prices $900M senior notes offering
  • ADF Form 8-K: On April 12, 2021, Aldel Financial consummated its initial public offering of 11,500,000 units, including 1,500,000 Units that were issued pursuant to the underwriters’ full exercise of …
  • CENT Central Garden & Pet Announces Pricing of $400 Million of Senior Notes
  • SLS Form S-3 (registration statement under securities act of 1933) filed with the SEC
  • STG Sunlands Technology Group Files its Annual Report on Form 20-F

—STOCK UPGRADES & DOWNGRADES

STOCK BUYBACKS

5) OTHER NEWS

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—POSSIBLE SHORT OPPORTUNITIES

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