McDonald’s (MCD), In addition to meat (NASDAQ: BYND) and Paranormal Oil and Gas (NYSE: OXY) on November 9; DR Horton (NYSE: DHI), Tencent Music (NYSE: TME) and Lyft (NASDAQ: LYFT) on November 10; Adient (NYSE: ADNT) and Green Thumb Industries (OTCQX: GTBIF) on November 11; Cisco (CSCO), Disney (DIS), Application Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT) and Tencent (OTCPK: TCEHY) on November 12; DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) and the Spectrum Brand (NYSE: SPB) on November 13.
McDonald’s (MCD) CEO Chris Kempczinski and Chief Financial Officer Kevin Ozan will join the other members of the senior management team on November 9 to update on the company’s strategic priorities. The event is expected to feature details on new and existing initiatives, with a particular focus on distribution, digital and driving.
New IPO prices next week include IN8bio (INAB) and Inabolkase Therapeutics (NASDAQ: IKT) On November 9, meanwhile, Airbnb (AIRB) is expected to open the books to investors ahead of the company’s highly anticipated IPO. Airbnb is aiming to raise up to $ 3 billion during the Nasdaq offering, which will be one of the biggest listings of the year.
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Wright medical team (NASDAQ: WMGI)-Stryker (NYSE: SICK) The merger is scheduled to end in November and the Nautic acquisition start phase of American Renal Associates is scheduled (NYSE: ARA) expires the same day.
General engine (NYSE: GM) will present the Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Suburban, Cadillac Escalade and GMC Yukon Denali at the China International Import Expo which starts on November 11. The automaker is planning to sell full-size SUVs for the first time. import in China and import more vehicles into the region. Meanwhile, Ford (NYSE: F) will talk about connected cars at the Deutsche Bank AutoTech Conference. The discussion will include how Ford’s connected car technology will drive growth, enhance customer experience, improve vehicle quality, and reduce warranty costs. Analysts have been steadily getting positive about Ford’s EV plans.
Apple One More Thing: Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) will host an event that is supposed to focus on Mac to showcase the first Apple Silicon Mac. “With powerful features and industry-leading performance, Apple silicon will make Macs more powerful and capable than ever before,” CEO Tim Cook promised as part of the summer announcement. last. The biggest wildcard for investors is likely what products will be available before the holiday season, including the new MacBook Air, AirTags and new headphones.
This year’s Alibaba Singles Day (BABA) has a different look from new products and brands. Only the number of new products launched on Alibaba’s Tmall B2C platform will top 2M, double the number of new products from last year. The company is looking forward to a great day after seeing strong sales for the first-store sales of the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. Early results show that consumer spending has surged again in China and demand for imported goods is higher than ever.
The long wait for video game players ended on November 10 when Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) started selling Xbox Series X for $ 499 and Xbox Series S. $ 299 a bit less powerful. The new Xbox will be backwards compatible, with older games being optimized. Only behind the launch of Xbox, Sony’s (NYSE: SNE) will start selling the PlayStation 5 on November 12. PS5 Digital Edition will be listed for $ 399 and PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-Ray drive will cost $ 499. The launch of the console is of interest to publishers such as Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA), Take-Two Interactive (NASDAQ: TTWO) and Ubisoft (OTCPK: UBSFY) – while GameStop’s (NYSE: GME) A new strategic partnership with Microsoft gives them a piece of digital content sold on Xbox sold by Gamestop.
Analyst meetings and business updates: Nomadic food (NYSE: NOMD), Clarify (NYSE: CCC) and Nasdaq (NASDAQ: NDAQ) Investor Day events will be held on November 10th. Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) will host a virtual Q&A event. The restaurant chain can also provide updates on new trends surrounding the US election and the ongoing pandemic. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) Executives will discuss the company’s approach to sustainability, diversity, and inclusion during a web broadcast on November 13.
Summary of the conferences: The most interesting meeting of the week was the Morgan Stanley Life After Life Symposium. Uber (NYSE: UBER), Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM), Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI)Honeywell (NYSE: SHE), 8×8 (NYSE: EGHT) and Ciena (NYSE: ONE HUNDRED) are some companies that will discuss how they expect to integrate into the post-pandemic world. Meanwhile, the Baird Industry Conference will include presentations from the American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL), Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Ryder (NYSE: R), while the Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference will include presentations by Humana (NYSE: HUM), Galera Therapeutics (NASDAQ: GRTX), Anthem (NYSE: ANTM), Modern (NASDAQ: MRNA) and Cigna (NYSE: CI). Closing the week on November 12, the Jefferies Interactive Virtual Entertainment Conference will include presentations from Microsoft (MSFT), Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU), Still image (OTCPK: STLFF) and The Thu Ru Group (OTC: MLRUY).
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