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Slideshow ( 4 images )The lopsided economy is playing out at restaurants and foodbanks throughout Denver this Thanksgiving. 7,500 FREE FROZEN TURKEYSFood Bank of the Rockies is giving away Thanksgiving turkeys this year for the first time in recent memory. The organization also prepped 1,200 Thanksgiving meals and provided food for thousands of holiday food boxes distributed by its partners. Some 30% to 40% of families accessing the aid have never needed help with food before, she said. THE $200 TURDUCKENLast week chef Elise Wiggins laid off most of the staff at her Italian restaurant Cattivella after Denver closed indoor dining.
Persons: Kevin Mohatt, Erin Pulling, , I’m, she’s, COVID, we’d, , Alex Seidel, he’s, ” Seidel, Carrie Bach, Elise Wiggins, Wiggens ’, Little Organizations: FRANCISCO, James Presbyterian, Food Bank, Rockies, REUTERS, Opportunity, Harvard University, Brown University, Mercantile, Denver’s, Health, Anthony Health Foundation, Denver Locations: DENVER, United States, Littleton , Colorado, U.S, Colorado, Denver, Louisiana, Shasta
When Julie Flett illustrated her first children's book, "The Moccasins," she thought that it would stay within the bounds of her Indigenous community. It also includes Thanksgiving, which stands with Columbus Day (increasingly celebrated as Indigenous People's Day) as a holiday activists are pushing to redefine. Central to that effort is highlighting the history and experiences of Native and Indigenous peoples in North America and acknowledging that those communities still exist in vibrant ways. Indigenous literature was dismissed as valuable only for members of Indigenous communities and thought of as holding limited importance for everyone else. Part of Flett's mission is to shore up endangered Indigenous languages like Cree and Michif, which she's done through books about the alphabet and colors.
Persons: Julie Flett, Earl Einarson, Flett, hadn't, Courtney Molyneaux, Birdsong, It's Organizations: American Heritage, Columbus, Scottish Locations: North America, Cree
LONDON – Sequoia Capital, one of the best-known venture capital firms on Menlo Park's Sand Hill Road in Silicon Valley, has made a major new bet on what it thinks is the next hottest thing: Europe. "Being physically on the ground … enables us to move more quickly … and to dramatically level up the effort," veteran Sequoia partner Matt Miller told CNBC on a video call on Monday. "I was coming (to London) one week a month but you can only see and do so much. There are now several European tech firms worth in excess of $10 billion and Miller believes people are starting to ask when a $100 billion start-up in Europe will emerge. The fact that the firm has formally set up in Europe "can only be validation for entrepreneurs here," he said.
Persons: Don Valentine, Matt Miller, Miller, chipmaker, Charlotte, Alex Kayyal, Luciana Lixandru, Zoe Hewitt, George Robson, who's Organizations: Sequoia, Apple, Google, CNBC, U.S, Cambridge, Nvidia, Index Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, EQT Ventures, Menlo Locations: Menlo, Sand, Silicon Valley, Europe, London, Charlotte Tilbury, Paris, Berlin, Stockholm, Mayfair, California, U.S
The world has changed drastically in the two years since D1 Capital launched. And Dan Sundheim has made money through it all, thanks to a string of bets that have emerged as winners in the new normal. Business Insider earlier this month took a look at the rise of Sundheim, based on conversations with a dozen of his college classmates, coworkers, and people who've invested with him. They revealed a whip-smart, mild-mannered colleague who had early flashes of investing brilliance. "I think of Dan like LeBron James.
Persons: Dan Sundheim, hasn't, who've, Dan, LeBron James Organizations: D1 Capital, Wharton, Charlotte Hornets, Viking Global Investors, D1, Business
Business Insider has compiled a searchable list of more than 350 headhunters across 80 firms that source talent for Wall Street. The database includes recruiters who focus on front-office investment professionals — traders, dealmakers, portfolio managers, bankers, and the executives they report into. The pandemic has thrown the business world on its head in 2020 — and Wall Street's headhunting community is no exception. Read more: Private equity is backing off from recruiting young investment bankers in their first few weeks on the job. The searchable database contains recruiters who focus on front-office investment professionals — traders, dealmakers, portfolio managers, bankers, and the executives those people report into.
Organizations: Wall, Visit, Wall Street, The Carlyle Group, Apollo, Bain Capital
Starting a job at a Wall Street bank or prestigious private-equity firm might look different this year, but it's not to say what it takes to be successful at those institutions has changed fundamentally. Getting in is one thing, but standing out in a sea of bright, competitive colleagues while learning about complex markets and products is another. We asked this year's rising stars of Wall Street to give us their best advice for people just starting out. Take a look at some of the lessons and insights they've learned along the way.
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Business Insider analyzed salary data Tesla, Rivian, Nikola, and Canoo shared with the US government. Are you a current or former employee of Tesla, Rivian, Nikola, or Canoo? Business Insider analyzed salary data Tesla and upstarts like Rivian, Nikola, and Canoo shared with the US government to gain insight into the salaries they pay to stay competitive with their rivals. The data is from 2020 and represents either an average or range among employees included in Tesla, Rivian, Nikola, and Canoo's disclosures. Are you a current or former employee of Tesla, Rivian, Nikola, or Canoo?
Persons: Tesla, Nikola, Canoo Organizations: Business, Companies, of Foreign Labor Locations: Tesla
Coronavirus deaths reached 2,157 on Tuesday - one person every 40 seconds - with another 170,000 people infected, as millions of Americans disregarded official warnings and traveled for Thanksgiving. Families with university students have been forced to evaluate the risk of reuniting for Thanksgiving. LINES IN NEW YORK CITYAcross New York City, lines at COVID-19 testing sites wrapped around the block on Wednesday, video on Twitter showed. “This is not a normal Thanksgiving, and to act like it’s a normal Thanksgiving is to deny the reality of every health expert in the nation,” Cuomo told reporters on Wednesday in urging New Yorkers to stay home. The Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed program plans to release 6.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses nationwide as soon as one is approved.
Persons: Roberto Arias, Brian Snyder, Joe Biden, ” Biden, Biden, , hospitalizations, , Daliza Rodriguez, , Anthony Fauci, ” Fauci, Francesca Wimer, Cynthia Wimer, Luke Burke, “ I’m, ” Burke, MG Robinson, Robinson, Andrew Cuomo, ” Cuomo, Alex Azar Organizations: Reuters, Woodlawn Cemetery, REUTERS, New York’s LaGuardia, National Institute of Allergy, ABC, Northwestern University, Syracuse University, Twitter, Yorkers, New York, . New, U.S . Food, Drug, Pfizer, Moderna Inc, Health, Human Services, Trump Locations: Woodlawn, Everett , Massachusetts, U.S, Wilmington , Delaware, COVID, Texas, New, Illinois, Washington, New York, New Jersey, New York City, Astoria , Queens, Hill, Brooklyn, Bedford, Stuyvesant, . New York, Albany
The Covid-19 Vaccine: When Will It Be Available for You?
  + stars: | 2020-11-25 | by ( Peter Loftus | Betsy Mckay | ) sentiment -1.00   time to read: +1 min
Here is what we know and don’t know about how, and when, the vaccine will get to you. How will the Covid-19 vaccines be approved, and who decides who will get them? The FDA will determine whether to authorize Covid-19 vaccines for use. Decisions might come in December for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. The federal government has a contract with McKesson Corp. to be a centralized distributor of Covid-19 vaccines, with the exception of Pfizer’s.
Persons: Alex Azar, immunizations Organizations: Pfizer Inc, U.S . Food, Drug Administration, Moderna Inc, FDA, Pfizer, Moderna, U.S . Centers for Disease Control, Health, Human Services, McKesson Corp, Walgreens Locations: U.S
Michael Gove admits there'll be Brexit disruption at Britain's borders in January, telling logistics industry leaders on Wednesday that "not everything will be alright on the night." Gove today warned of more chaos awaited at Britain's borders, telling industry leaders "there will inevitably be some disruption." Michael Gove, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, has warned that there will "inevitably" be disruption at Britain's borders and that "traffic will rise" when Britain leaves EU trade rules in January. David Henig, UK Director at the European Centre For International Political Economy and former UK trade official, said Gove's comments were "complacent remarks failing to capture the size of the change and likely impact." Many small businesses have said they are too busy dealing with the pandemic to focus on Brexit, Churchill told MPs.
Persons: Michael Gove, there'll, Gove, Johnson's, we've, Johnson, Boris Johnson's, David Henig, Gareth Fuller, Alex Chisholm, Emma Churchill, Churchill Organizations: Channel, Frontieres, Guardian, EU, Logistics, European Centre, Images, Committee Locations: Kent, Duchy, Lancaster, Britain, France, Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Folkestone
Don Hackett, founder and publisher of CoronavirusToday, said that cold chain vaccine storage itself is a standard requirement and shouldn't pose a challenge to U.S. hospitals or pharmacies. "In the developing world, cold chain requirements may be a show-stopper," he said. "Cold chain distribution in pharma is complicated even in normal times," David Gitlin, president and CEO of Carrier Global Corp. told CNBC. "Our healthcare and pharmacy supply chain knows how to properly store, distribute and administer these kinds of vaccines," he said. According to an HHS spokesperson, OWS will also ensure that administration sites have the cold-storage resources they need, including fresh dry ice to extend vaccine storage.
Persons: Dado Ruvic, Don Hackett, David Gitlin, Sunny Jha, anesthesiologist, Francesca Marzullo, Danny Sanchez, EnlivenHealth, Trump, Paul Mango, Mango, Alex Azar, OWS, Azar, Johnson Organizations: Pfizer, Reuters, World Health Organization, WHO, Carrier Global Corp, CNBC, University of Southern, LA Surge, GPS, Staff, Policy, U.S . Department of Health, Human Services, Department of Defense, Centers for Disease Control, Prevention, Marshalls, Administration, Moderna, Johnson, Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline, Novavax, Oxford, AstraZeneca, CDC, of Prisons, Department of State, Indian Health Service, Veterans Health Administration Locations: U.S, University of Southern California, Europe, Kalamazoo , Michigan, Puurs, Belgium, Pleasant Prairie , Wisconsin, Karlsruhe, Germany
Apple has launched new models of MacBook Pro and MacBook Air laptops, powered by new Apple Silicon chips — marking a departure from Intel processors. Early users have also found compatibility issues with other popular software projects like the Java programming language, Java development kits, the Go programming language, and the like. Many of these compatibility issues are getting fixedSome of these projects were quickly fixed so they could run on the new chips. Apple, too, has worked with developers to get their software up and running on the new M1 chips. Still, Hudson doesn't expect developers to mass migrate away from MacBooks, even if they hold off on buying the latest model.
Persons: Alex Ellis, Patrick Cornelissen, Paul Hudson, Swift, Hudson, Read, Hudson wasn't, Tim Cook Karl Mondon, It's, Docker, it's, Donnie Berkholz, Scott Johnston, Berkholz, OpenFaaS, Ellis, Cornelissen, he'd Organizations: Apple, MacBook Air, Intel, Companies, ARM, MacBook, Business, Media, Mercury, Getty, Microsoft, Dell, Linux, Microsoft Windows Locations: MacBooks, 646.376.6106
From using a smartphone instead of a computer to pre-loading your digital cart ahead of sales time, resellers gave us their six best tips for snagging a PlayStation 5 this holiday season. After months of anticipation, Sony's PlayStation 5 is finally available worldwide. Some of those resellers are using "bot" software that enables them to buy items faster than any human being could. Alex said he secured seven PlayStation 5 consoles — six through pre-orders back in September, and another one after launch through Sony's PlayStation Direct storefront. If you do fail, leave the item in your digital cart — and skip several steps the next time supplies are in.
Persons: it's, Alex, resupplies, CrepChiefNotify, Ben Gilbert Organizations: PlayStation, Sony, Sony's PlayStation, Walmart, Apple, Twitter Locations: Europe, United Kingdom, United States
But established brands like Kind that have hundreds of millions in sales and are already widely distributed could be appealing targets. With food companies striking fewer deals, many are accumulating cash. The deal provides an example of what the world's largest food companies might be willing to buy. He added that brands with between $50 million to $250 million in annual sales represent a "sweet spot" that big food companies could eye for deals. Here are five mature food companies that larger players like General Mills, Kellogg and others could be considering for a potential acquisition, according to Goldin:
Persons: Mars's, Bob Goldin, Mondelez, Goldin, General Mills, Kellogg Organizations: Brands, Business
Here are 10 brands that experts say would either complement P&G's existing consumer brands or take it into new areas. For Procter & Gamble and other large consumer companies, finding growth isn't always easy. Sales of many personal and home care products have surged during 2020 as consumers rely more on personal care products like soap and cleaners to disinfect their homes. "The biggest risk for Procter & Gamble is that all their products are seen as commodities," he said. Business Insider asked experts which companies P&G could be eyeing for a potential acquisition.
Persons: Gamble, Jon Moeller, Moeller, Keith Anderson, Katie Page, Anderson, Allen Adamson, Metaforce Organizations: Procter, Gamble, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Business Locations: COVID
Amazon's dominant cloud computing business Amazon Web Services pays as much as $185,000 in base pay, before bonuses and stock awards. Do you work at Amazon Web Services? American companies have to disclose salaries when they apply for H-1B visas on behalf of current or prospective foreign workers. However, the visa filings show that outside of the AWS business, Amazon lists salaries as high as $1.6 million in base pay. Here are 12 Amazon Web Services jobs that pay $185,000 at the high end of their salary ranges, and what it takes to get them:
Persons: it's Organizations: Services, Amazon Web, Foreign Locations: Seattle
Throughout this year, we have watched as hundreds of talent managers and agents have raced to sign the buzziest social stars. NPR production assistant Jack Corbett appears in a TikTok video for Planet Money. NPR's "Planet Money" has been one of the few legacy media brands to build a large audience on TikTok. First, "Planet Money" identified an opening in the market. Influencer Alexa Collins has 1.2 million Instagram followers and over 400,000 fans on TikTok.
Persons: Amanda Perelli, Dan Whateley, Sydney Bradley, Kate, Dan Levitt, Gigi Gorgeous, Gus Johnson, Jack Corbett, Dan, Alex Goldmark, Read, Jada Wesley, ViacomCBS, Emily Hecht, Alexa Collins, Influencer Alexa Collins, Collins Organizations: UTA, Agency, Long Haul, Studios, NPR, YouTube, MTV Locations: WME, COVID
During the pandemic, Signet CEO Gina Drosos said customers have sought out more personalized gifts at its stores, including Zales. About 30% of annual jewelry sales are typically made in November and December, according to historic data from NPD. This holiday season, Signet CEO Gina Drosos said the retailer will serve customers in those new ways and expects to sell more "gifts that have a story." "We want to be the company that can deliver that wonderful, meaningful, romantic gift for this holiday season," she said. Kendra Scott is planning for more online shopping this holiday season, but said it expects customers to seek out gifts like its Vivian Drop Earrings.
Persons: Tiffany, Alex Tai, Kendra Scott, we've, Marshal Cohen, Gina Drosos, Beth Goldstein, Goldstein, Cohen, Kay, Jared, Kay Jewelers, Drosos, Alessandro Bogliolo, Scott Organizations: Getty, Signet, Tiffany, NPD Locations: Zales, China, U.S
A deal between Salesforce and Slack would make sense for both companies and put increased competitive pressure on Microsoft, several analysts said. Adding Slack to the portfolio would allow Salesforce to combine its productivity products in much the same way that Microsoft has with Teams, analysts said. An acquisition would be good for Slack's growth prospectsFor Slack's part, many analysts see an acquisition as a positive sign for its growth and prospects. "Microsoft Teams has been capitalizing on this opportunity better," Jaluria said. But analysts said they expected a merger between Slack and Salesforce to take a lot of pressure off Slack.
Persons: Salesforce, that's, Slack, Dan Ives, Dan Newman, Rishi Jaluria, Rebecca Wettemann, Newman, Jaluria, Alex Zukin Organizations: Wall, Microsoft, Slack, Business, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Teams, Google, European Commission, RBC Locations: it's
FM Special Edition: Zoom Thanksgiving?
  + stars: | 2020-11-25 | by ( ) sentiment -0.71   time to read: 1 min
FM Special Edition: Zoom Thanksgiving? Will Zoom win Thanksgiving? With CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders, Tim Seymour, Bonawyn Eison and Dan Nathan. With Alex Zukin, RBC.
Persons: Melissa Lee, Tim Seymour, Bonawyn Eison, Dan Nathan, Alex Zukin Organizations: Fast Money, RBC
But doses of the drugs, one made by Regeneron and the other by Eli Lilly, are extremely limited. "It is very challenging," Dr. Raymund Razonable, an infectious disease specialist with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, said. In fact, the FDA says the Regeneron and the Eli Lilly treatments should not be given to already hospitalized patients, or those on oxygen. With some doses already available and more on the way, hospital systems nationwide are developing protocols for which patients will get the treatments. Complicating matters is that the Eli Lilly and the Regeneron treatments are given by IV infusion, soon after patients test positive.
Persons: Regeneron, Eli Lilly, Alex Azar, Raymund, Donald Trump, Dr, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Trump, Christie, Carson, , Tara Vijayan, it's, Vijayan, Cameron Wolfe, Wolfe Organizations: Food and Drug Administration, Human Services, Mayo Clinic, Department of Housing, Urban Development, Facebook, New, New Jersey Gov, FDA, Centers for Disease Control, UCLA Health, Duke University School of Medicine, NBC, Twitter Locations: United States, U.S, Rochester , Minnesota, New Jersey, New York
after the presidential election just weeks ago, said Republican voter Richard DiGloria, from Gwinnett County, an Atlanta suburb. said state Sen. Marty Harbin, a Republican, who said even he gets frustrated by the endless barrage. "Save your money I don't need any more crap in my mailbox, spam phone calls or emails," said one Georgia Twitter user. A Republican backing Loeffler accuses Warnock of being anti-police, which is followed by a Warnock ad featuring police officers saying those attacks are false. This time that's real," said Nse Ufot, the CEO of the New Georgia Project, a progressive group that works to register voters, citing the Covid-19 pandemic.
Persons: GRIFFIN, Richard DiGloria, GOP Sen, Kelly Loeffler, Raphael Warnock, Republican Sen, David Perdue, Jon Ossoff —, Perdue, Donald Trump, Joe Biden‘s, Karl Rove, Biden, Sen, Marty Harbin, I'm sooooooo, Tom Cotton, Jessica McGowan, Loeffler, Warnock, Kamala Harris, Elijah Nouvelage, it'll, Ossoff, Alexandria Ocasio, Cortez, Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Carolyn Aycock, Schumer, West Virginia Sen, Joe Manchin, Alex Seitz, Wald, Ben Kamisar Organizations: GOP, Democratic, Republican, PAC, Loeffler, Fund, Georgia Twitter, Senate, Democratic U.S, New York Rep, Republicans, New Locations: Georgia, Gwinnett County, Atlanta, Washington, Sens, Perry ,, Jonesboro, Ga, Alexandria, West Virginia, New Georgia, Washington ,
Alex Winter’s Most Excellent and Bogus Journey
  + stars: | 2020-11-24 | by ( Marc Myers | ) + 0.98   time to read: 1 min
Alex Winter, 55, is an actor best known for portraying Bill in the three “Bill & Ted” comedy films. He directed “Fever” and the documentaries “Showbiz Kids” and “Zappa,” due out Nov. 27. He spoke with Marc Myers. The lights went down, the curtain went up and out I went. I was 13 and appearing in the late-’70s revival of “The King and I” as Anna’s son, Louis.
Persons: Alex Winter, Bill, Ted ”, “ Zappa, , Marc Myers, Louis
Oil hits highest since March on vaccine and Biden transition
  + stars: | 2020-11-24 | by ( Alex Lawler | ) + 0.98   time to read: +2 min
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil hit its highest since in March on Tuesday, rising above $47 a barrel as a third promising coronavirus vaccine raised demand recovery hopes and U.S. President-elect Joe Biden received the go-ahead to begin his transition. FILE PHOTO: The sun is seen behind a crude oil pump jack in the Permian Basin in Loving County, Texas, U.S., November 22, 2019. “Next year’s oil demand estimates are bound to be amended upwards.”This is Brent’s highest since the collapse of an OPEC-led output pact sent prices crashing in March. Also supporting oil and wider financial markets, U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday allowed officials to proceed with a transition to Joe Biden’s administration. “In the short term, this is good for markets in general as well as for the oil market,” said Bjarne Schieldrop of SEB.
Persons: Joe Biden, Angus Mordant AstraZeneca, Brent, , , Tamas Varga, PVM, Donald Trump, Joe Biden’s, Bjarne Schieldrop, SEB Organizations: REUTERS, Pfizer, BioNTech, Moderna, . West Texas Intermediate, , American Petroleum Institute Locations: Loving County , Texas, U.S, OPEC, Saudi Arabia, Russia
Oil hits highest since March, spurred by vaccine hopes
  + stars: | 2020-11-24 | by ( Alex Lawler | ) + 0.97   time to read: +2 min
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil hit its highest since March on Tuesday, rising towards $47 a barrel, as a third promising coronavirus vaccine spurred hopes of a quicker recovery in economic growth and oil demand next year. FILE PHOTO: The sun is seen behind a crude oil pump jack in the Permian Basin in Loving County, Texas, U.S., November 22, 2019. “Next year’s oil demand estimates are bound to be amended upwards.”This is Brent’s highest since a Saudi Arabia-Russia price war just as demand was starting to crater due to the pandemic in March sent prices crashing. Also supporting oil and wider financial markets, U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday allowed officials to proceed with a transition to Joe Biden’s administration. After the price war in March, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies led by Russia, a group known as OPEC+, agreed to record high output cuts to support prices.
Persons: Angus Mordant AstraZeneca, Brent, , , Tamas Varga, PVM, Donald Trump, Joe Biden’s, Jeffrey Halley Organizations: REUTERS, Pfizer, Moderna, . West Texas Intermediate, , Biden, American Petroleum Institute, Organization of, Petroleum Locations: Loving County , Texas, U.S, Saudi Arabia, Russia, OPEC
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