- LifestyleUSA TODAY
You can look like you splurged on your gifts this year with affordable yet expensive-looking items like throw blankets, robes, and slippers.
- SportsThe AV Club
Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?
- BusinessThomson Reuters StreetEvents
Q3 2021 Genesco Inc Earnings Call
- BusinessYahoo Finance
Box CEO Aaron Levie — one of the most outspoken executives in Silicon Valley — sharply criticized a potential break up of the tech giants as a misguided solution that would fail to address consumer concerns and threaten the competitiveness of the U.S. tech sector.
- NewsKGO – San Francisco
As things stand, the Bay Area is projected to reach that 15% threshold by mid-December and enter the new stay-at-home restrictions.
Financial markets' euphoric reaction to the recent COVID-19 vaccine breakthroughs and U.S. election results is pushing some currencies up so fast that rumblings have begun about a potential new FX war. Almost a decade after Brazil's finance minister likened Western central bank money-printing to economic warfare, some of the conditions that led countries to weaken their currencies then look to be forming again. Investors' growing eagerness to buy into risky assets gave emerging market currencies their best month in nearly two years in November, stretching a run of gains that started in June.
- SportsThe Associated Press
The free agent market received a small boost this week, although it remains to be seen whether teams will be eager to take advantage. A record 59 players became free agents when their teams declined to offer them contracts by Wednesday night's tender deadline. Teams may be looking to cut costs amid the coronavirus pandemic, and so far there have been only a few short deals, such as Charlie Morton going to Atlanta on a one-year, $15 million contract and Mike Minor signing with Kansas City for two years and $18 million.