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UK Crypto Fraud Climbs by a Third to Over $270M: Report

The U.K. is currently in a recession and the cost of living has increased, making some people vulnerable to fraudsters......»»

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The European Union"s Misguided Energy Price Cap Proposal

The European Union's Misguided Energy Price Cap Proposal Authored by Daniel Lacalle, Only 15 years ago, the European Union produced more natural gas than Russia exported, according to the EIA. Repeating past mistakes and maintaining a failed energetic interventionist policy would only worsen what is already a structural disaster. The prohibitive cost of electricity and gas in Europe is not a result of market flaws, but of a completely unsustainable cost structure where consumers are forced to pay escalating taxes, a hidden CO2 tax, subsidies, and other rising regulatory costs. More than 60% of an average euro area country household bill is made up of taxes and regulated costs, according to Eurostat. Brussels cannot turn water into wine, and, similarly, the European Union cannot “cap” the price of natural gas and oil. It is almost ironic, but European leaders are spending days debating whether to impose a cap on Russian oil that would be set above the current Urals price and significantly above the five-year average levels. The only thing that these so-called “caps” would achieve in a global energy market is to provide a massive subsidy that would then have to be repaid with higher tariffs or taxes afterwards. In Spain they already made the horrifying mistake that led to what was called the tariff deficit: Putting a cap on a tariff and passing the difference with the actual price to the following year with added interest charges. What the tariff deficit mechanism did was perpetuate higher tariffs even in periods of low commodity prices as the tariff deficit ballooned. The proposed gas cap would produce a comparable tariff deficit but at an enormous level if implemented throughout Europe. Additionally, in a globalized and international market, the cap would create enormous arbitrage incentives that would only benefit China, which would continue purchasing cheap Russian commodities and exporting to Europe its more competitive goods. We must not forget that the natural gas “cap” in Spain has been a genuine catastrophe. Elevating it to Europe would be worse. According to Enagas data, natural gas demand in Spain soared while it declined in the rest of Europe, due to the disguised subsidy that the “cap” entails. Additionally, the cost of the measure for the country has increased to 13 billion euros, according to the power sector, which all citizens will pay with higher taxes, and this has led to a massive transfer of funds to France, which benefits from purchasing subsidized energy from Spain at a discount price while Spanish consumers pay the cost in higher bills. The total cost of exports to France has exceeded 715 million euros (from 15 June to 4th November, according to sources of the power sector). Additionally, a significant increase in tariffs (+98 €/MWh) is added for clients with fixed contracts, converting their fixed contracts into variable ones due to the subsidy of natural gas prices. The creation of a tariff deficit, which is what the current proposal would do to Europe, implies higher future costs and a larger debt burden. Short-term price “cuts” on gas and oil disguise the reality, incentivize demand while also creating an overcharge whose financing will result in higher prices and taxes in the future. A European gas and oil cap causes no harm to Russia at all. We should have learned by now and that through exports to China, India, and other Asian countries, Russia continues to set trade surplus records. A European “cap” on Russian gas and oil would be a subsidy to China at the expense of European taxpayers. Additionally, by short-term subsidizing the price, the gas cap would create an artificial demand and a perverse incentive. More natural gas consumption and the long-term reliance on fossil fuels is maintained. A cap on natural gas prices leads to higher consumption of fossil fuels, higher taxes, and bills while it penalizes renewable investment and a competitive energy transition. What should the European Union do then? The European Union needs a competitive energy policy that makes use of all available technologies. Eliminating, delaying, and placing bureaucratic barriers to investments in supply-chain security is a luxury no nation can afford. Use the EU’ extraordinary tax receipts from the sale of CO2 emission rights, which are estimated at more than twenty billion euro in the EU for 2022, to lower tariffs for the neediest families. Reduce the taxes on gasoline and gasoil that are more than 50% of the final price for the least fortunate and small businesses. The same for natural gas, where taxes add up to more than 30% of the tariff. Reduce the regulated costs burden included in consumer tariffs. Most of those regulated costs and subsidies have nothing to do with energy consumption and ought to be included in each country’s budget. Extend the life of nuclear plants and invest in new reactors. Support renewable energy eliminating the regulatory risk that negatively impacts capital attraction. Supporting renewable energy means securing the necessary amounts of lithium, copper, and cobalt. Facilitate investments in natural gas development and lifting the ban on the exploration and exploitation of unconventional gas. Reach long-term contracts with the major producers of liquefied natural gas, as China did when it closed its 27-year contract with Qatar. Eliminate taxes imposed on energy companies. They are the key to invest in security of supply. Strengthening the security of supply and stability provided by hydroelectric energy through contract extensions and investments in mini hydro. Provide tax benefits for investing in cogeneration. Supporting long-term investments in grid and networks and energy sources like green hydrogen with tax benefits. The most important lesson is that the European Union will not solve an energy crisis created by interventionism by adding more bureaucracy, legal and regulatory instability and penalizing with higher taxes those that can invest in energy security. The energy crisis, which was already a high-cost issue for European citizens in 2019, will become a price and supply issue soon if the European Union disregards these measures and continues to impose interventionist policies, raising taxes and imposing idealistic and industrially unviable models. If the necessity of securing supply and mining of copper, cobalt, lithium, and rare earth metals is not understood, together with the need to strengthen nuclear, natural gas and hydro, the European Union will switch from being dependent on Russia to being dependent on Russia and China. Tyler Durden Mon, 11/28/2022 - 02:00.....»»

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US Bans Huawei, ZTE Telecom Equipment Citing Threats To National Security

US Bans Huawei, ZTE Telecom Equipment Citing Threats To National Security Authored by Andrew Thornebrooke via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), U.S. regulators have imposed a ban on electronic equipment created by several major Chinese tech corporations, citing national security concerns. Surveillance cameras are seen in front of a Huawei logo in Belgrade, Serbia, on Aug. 11, 2020. (Marko Djurica/Reuters) The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted new rules on Nov. 25 that will prohibit the import or sale of Chinese communications equipment deemed to pose an unacceptable risk to national security. The new rules will bar equipment from Chinese telecom firms Huawei and ZTE from being imported into or sold in the United States. The order will also prohibit telecommunications equipment and video surveillance equipment produced by Hytera, Hikvision, and Dahua, as well as the companies’ subsidiaries or affiliates By unanimous vote, the FCC concluded that the products posed an “unacceptable risk to [the] national security of the United States or the security and safety of United States persons,” according to a statement. “The FCC is committed to protecting our national security by ensuring that untrustworthy communications equipment is not authorized for use within our borders, and we are continuing that work here,” said Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel. “These new rules are an important part of our ongoing actions to protect the American people from national security threats involving telecommunications.” Products from the companies will not be allowed for import, marketing, or sale until the FCC approves the measures taken by the companies to remedy how their products might be used against the national interest. Congress voted to bar all federal agencies from purchasing products from the five listed companies back in 2018. The new rules will expand and modify the FCC’s “Covered List” of banned products to prevent private entities from bringing the items into the United States. “Today, the FCC takes an unprecedented step to safeguard our communications networks and strengthen America’s national security,” said FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr. “Our unanimous decision represents the first time in the FCC’s history that we have voted to prohibit the authorization of communications and electronic equipment based on national security considerations.  And we take this action with the broad, bipartisan backing of congressional leadership.” The order on Friday implemented requirements from the Secure Equipment Act of 2021, which was signed into law by President Joe Biden last November, the FCC said. Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, and the United States have all declared the use of Huawei telecommunications equipment, particularly in 5G networks, to pose significant security risks to infrastructure. U.S. officials and experts have also sounded the alarm that the company’s ties to the Chinese Communist Party mean that its products could be used to spy on Americans or interfere with the free flow of data worldwide. Read more here... Tyler Durden Mon, 11/28/2022 - 02:45.....»»

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Report Says London Fire Brigade "Institutionally Misogynist And Racist" But Not Impacting Operations

Report Says London Fire Brigade 'Institutionally Misogynist And Racist' But Not Impacting Operations Authord by Lily Zhou via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), The head of London Fire Brigade (LFB) said complaints will be handled externally from Monday after an official report published on Saturday said the brigade is “institutionally misogynist and racist.” London Fire Brigade logo from the side of a fire engine at a fire station in East London, on July 21, 2022. (Aaron Chown/PA Media) The Independent Culture Review, commissioned by London Fire Commissioner Andy Roe following the suicide of 21-year-old trainee firefighter Jaden Matthew Francois-Esprit in 2020, was led by former Chief Crown Prosecutor Nazir Afzal. In conclusion, Afzal said that his 10-month review found “dangerous levels of ingrained prejudice against women and the barriers faced by people of colour spoke for themselves,” and that the LFB is “institutionally misogynist and racist.” But he also stressed that his team didn’t find “the same level of operational bigotry” as were found in the Metropolitan Police, where there had been flagrant examples of police officers misusing power and allowing prejudice to shape their actions.” Roe thanked Afzal for the review, saying he “completely accept[s]” the report’s 23 recommendations and will be fully accountable for improving the LFB’s culture. London Fire Brigade’s commissioner Andy Roe speaks to journalists at London Fire Brigade (LFB) headquarters in Southwark, south London, on Nov. 26, 2022. (Belinda Jiao/PA Media) In the report, Afzal said female and non-white firefighters are more likely to be subject to disciplinary action, less likely to be promoted, and frequently bullied, sometimes resulting in the loss of talented people. The report cited testimonies including a noose being put above a black firefighter’s locker; a female firefighter receiving video calls from a man exposing his genitalia after making complaints over misogynistic behaviour; and a muslim firefighter being verbally abused and having bacon put in his sandwich, a pork sausage put in his pocket, and terrorism hotline sticker placed on his locker. It also said most abuses had gone undetected as victims were convinced “the consequences of speaking out will be worse than the consequences of silence,” while perpetrators, “faced with exposure, commonly turn on their victims, try to assassinate their characters, and get others to do the same.” The culture differs between teams, the report said. “Most participants found that the place where they worked was a supportive and friendly environment. But they knew of other watches/teams where they would not want to work,” the report says. It also cited Francois-Esprit and his friend and fellow trainee, who had been sent to a different station “with a supportive culture and a strong team that he was made to feel a part of.” Francois-Esprit hung himself in 2020 after a significant deterioration of his mental well being in the weeks leading to his death. According to the report, the friend said Francois-Esprit had spoken of “excitement” about completing the training programme before being sent to the Wembley station, but his enthusiasm was later “gone” as he “felt unsupported and didn’t fit in.” No Evidence Bigotry Impacted Work With Public Afzal also stressed that his team didn’t find “the same level of operational bigotry” as was found in the Metropolitan Police, where there had been flagrant examples of police officers misusing power and allowing prejudice to shape their actions.” “The behaviour of firefighters going through women’s drawers was particularly troubling,” he said, referring to a female firefighter’s account that male firefighters “go through women’s drawers looking for underwear and sex toys” when doing house checks. “But we did not see evidence of demonstrable bigotry in fire stations impacting on their work with the public,” he continued. “‘It’s like someone pulls a switch,’ one black firefighter told us. ‘They change when they’re on the fireground. It’s like they remember why they’re firefighters.'” The report also mentioned the fire at the Grenfell Tower, which it said “loomed large” over the review and had “undoubtedly had a seismic impact on the culture of LFB.” The 2017 accident consumed 72 lives, making it the worst residential fire in the UK since World War II. Staff “repeatedly” told the review team that the incident had taken its toll on their mental health, the report said, saying the review recognises “the profound impact of Grenfell in the anger of firefighters who took significant personal risks on the night, and then felt the public criticism of the Brigade’s response personally.” New London Fire Brigade recruits go through their paces during a drill at a Fire station in East London on July 21, 2022. (Aaron Chown/PA Media) The report recommended LFB management adopt “zero tolerance policy for bullying, racist, and misogynistic behaviour in the workplace,” by taking Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Training and setting up an independent complaints service. The 23 recommendations also include considering anonymised reporting of incidents relating to bullying, misogyny and racism and reviewing complaints made in the last five years, introducing body worn video for fire safety home visits, ensuring there are secure facilities for all women in stations, improve transparency in the promotion process, and investigating signs of deterioration in mental wellbeing. Tyler Durden Mon, 11/28/2022 - 03:30.....»»

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Key Words: China’s zero COVID strategy ‘doesn’t make public health sense,’ says Fauci

President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says China's COVID-19 strategy of lockdowns without a better vaccination strategy doesn't make.....»»

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Ether Drops As Whale Moves 73K ETH to Binance

On-chain researcher Lookonchain warned of selling pressure in ether after a whale moved large amounts of the cryptocurrency to Binance......»»

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Morocco"s Win Over Belgium In FIFA World Cup Triggers Riots In Brussels: Fans Clash With Police, Set Vehicles On Fire

Belgian police detained a dozen people on Sunday after Morocco‘s victory over Belgium in the FIFA World Cup in read more.....»»

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A Hit And A Miss For Disney As "Thanksgiving Box Office" Slumps To One Of The Worst In Years

The Thanksgiving box office numbers this year portend to a not-so-promising year-end holiday season, although Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) fared better with its superhero film read more.....»»

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Pinduoduo, JOYY And 3 Stocks To Watch Heading Into Monday

With US stock futures trading lower this morning on Monday, some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are as follows: read more.....»»

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Wrapped Ethereum Still Intact As "Joke" Spreads On Crypto Twitter About Its Insolvency

Speculations regarding Wrapped Ethereum (CRYPTO: WETH) being ‘insolvent’ are making the rounds on Twitter after an apparent "joke" was taken seriously by members of the community. read more.....»»

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Nasdaq Settles Lower, Market Volatility Rises Sharply

The Nasdaq recorded losses on Friday in a holiday-shortened trading session, as investors kept an eye on holiday sales and rising covid-19 cases in China. read more.....»»

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HireRight Holdings, Canoo, VEON And Other Big Gainers From Friday

U.S. stocks closed mixed on Friday, with the Dow Jones gaining around 150 points. Here is the list of some big stocks recording gains in the previous session. read more.....»»

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Analog IC supply still tight; demand for automotive MCU also high, says Renesas

Although the automotive chip shortage is showing signs of easing up, analog IC chips continue to be stuck in a tight supply situation, according to Hidetoshi Shibata, CEO of semiconductor manufacturer Renesas......»»

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How Silicon Valley looks at the Taiwan miracle (3): Competitiveness is the best survival strategy

Issues that might be taken for granted in other countries may be matters of life and death in political discussions that don't allow any middle ground. Will 2024 see the last presidential election in Taiwan? If China sees zero economic growth, the likelihood of a military invasion of Taiwan will be even higher. On the face of it, Taiwan is in a difficult position with no room for maneuvering, but looking back on the past half-century, isn't that how Taiwan has survived? The more difficult the times, the more abundant and diverse the opportunities for development......»»

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2023 Outlook: US deepens alliance; China carves alternative path

The 2022 National Security Strategy released in October under US President Joe Biden highlighted a series of US-led regional frameworks to support its Indo-Pacific strategies, such as AUKUS – the trilateral security pact among Australia, the UK and the US, and the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue among Australia, India, Japan and the US – commonly known as 'Quad' and later 'Quad Plus' as South Korea, Vietnam and New Zealand participated Quad meetings......»»

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AI-based SLT solutions increasingly needed for advanced chips

AI-based system-level testing (SLT) solutions will be increasingly needed to support new chipsets and modules for server, industrial control and automotive applications, according to industry sources......»»

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Wah Hong Industrial expects sales proportion for precise coating segment to increase in 2023

Optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial expects the revenue proportion for precise coating products and services to rise from an estimated 13% in 2022 to 15-20% in 2023, according to company president CP Yeh......»»

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Brightek Optoelectronic expects 20-30% growth on year for 2023

LED packaging service provider Brightek Optoelectronic expects 2023 consolidated revenues to increase 20-30% on year, according to the company......»»

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Taipei Entrepreneurs Hub"s Demo Day 2.0 focuses on new business opportunities in blockchain, ESG, and Web3

The Taipei City government is committed to promoting the "International Startup Soft-Landing Program" and the Demo Day 2.0 was held on November 18, 2022 by the Taipei Entrepreneurs Hub (TEH). Thirteen startup teams from home and abroad showcased their innovative ideas in some of the hottest technological trends such as fintech, blockchain, ESG and Web3......»»

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Sintrones Technology to see surging shipments in 1H23

Sintrones Technology, a maker of in-vehicle computing systems used in smart transportation, has obtained many orders with scheduled shipments concentrating in the first half of 2023, according to company chairman and president Kevin Hsu......»»

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Strauss Group wraps up Q3 2022 with NIS 2.5 billion in revenue, 7% organic growth[1] and a decline in operating profit

While achieving strong growth in the coffee business in Brazil and Europe as well as all other businesses in Israel excluding confectionery, the Group has contended with ongoing significant increases in raw material prices, which have eroded margins; The chocolate production site in Nof Hagalil has restarted manufacturing and the Company is preparing to restock shelves; Sabra has resumed full production and is growing its market share in the USA PETAH TIKVA, Israel, Nov. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, Strauss Group (TASE: STRS) published its financial statements for the third quarter of 2022. In the quarter, the Company recorded an increase of 7%1 in revenue, which amounted to NIS 2.5 billion. In the first nine months of 2022, revenue totaled NIS 7 billion, up 7.6%1. The increase is largely due to sales growth in the coffee company in Brazil and Eastern Europe as well as continued growth in the water company but was offset by the drop in sales by the Confectionery Division and Sabra, both of which operated partially in the past several months. The consequences of the confectionery recall and the adjustment plan in Sabra, as well as the rising costs of raw materials, mainly raw milk, green coffee, packaging materials and shipping and transportation costs, led to a 9.9% drop in gross profit, which was NIS 746 million in the quarter (gross margin of 30%). These circumstances also caused a drop in operating profit, which amounted to NIS 111 million, down 63.3% compared to the corresponding period last year. Income attributable to shareholders in the quarter was NIS 35 million, reflecting a drop of 82.4% compared to the corresponding quarter of 2021.   In an immediate report issued this morning, the company updated the estimated damage to its net profit for 2022 due to the recall event and the shutdown of the plant to a range of NIS 290-310 million. Giora Bardea, Strauss Group CEO: "Strauss Group delivered growth in most of its businesses, other than the confectionery category in Israel and International Dips & Spreads. At the same time, coping with inflation and considerable increases in raw material prices, as well as Sabra's gradual return to the market and the suspension of confectionery operations have led to margin erosion. Strauss Coffee posted a quarter of strong performance, Strauss Water is growing admirably, and Strauss's food and beverage business in Israel, excluding confectionery, is maintaining market share and continues to grow nicely. In recent weeks, we have continued to implement the strategic plan we announced last March. We also announced the extension of our partnership agreement with the Lima family in Brazil for another twenty years and kicked off the Group's restructuring plan in the Israel geography. I am currently handing over leadership of the Group to Shai Babad and will assist him in assuming the position." Strauss Israel wrapped up the quarter with NIS 871 million in revenue, down 10.7%, largely the result of a 47% drop in sales by the Fun & Indulgence segment, which amounted to NIS 143 million in the quarter due to the confectionery recall. The Company's market share in the dairy, fresh foods, salty snacks and Yad Mordechai categories grew in the first nine months of 2022. Sales by the Health & Wellness segment were up 3.2% in the quarter and amounted to NIS 728 million, mainly due to growth in sales of dairy products and dairy alternatives. Rising raw material prices, notably the "target price" of milk, eroded the segment's operating profit, which amounted to NIS 66 million, and the operating margin was 9% compared to 13.6% in the corresponding period last year. Strauss Coffee delivered an outstanding quarter, with NIS 1.3 billion in revenue and 37.3% growth across all geographies. In Israel, the coffee company's revenue was NIS 200 million, reflecting 15.7% growth compared to the corresponding period last year. In Brazil, sales soared 33.6%[2] to NIS 697 million, largely the result of a price update introduced this year. The Três Corações coffee company holds a 32.5% share of the roast & ground coffee market in Brazil, compared to 30.6% in the corresponding period. An agreement was recently signed with the partners in the joint venture to extend the successful partnership, which has created exceptional shareholder value throughout the years, for a further twenty years. The coffee business in Europe delivered an especially strong quarter, with sales growth2 of 67% in Russia and Ukraine and 23.5% in Poland. Sabra continues its growth process after the implementation of the adjustment plan at the plant in Virginia. The company, whose activity was largely suspended in the first half of 2022, has resumed full-scale manufacturing operations and has recently regained a 34.8% share of the hummus market in the USA, whereas in the corresponding period last year its market share was 61%. Sales in the third quarter amounted to NIS 82 million (reflecting 50% ownership), down 47.6%, and the operating loss was NIS 36 million (50% ownership). The Company estimates that Sabra will reach operating break-even by the end of the fourth quarter. Obela, which is active in dips and spreads in other regions, wrapped up the third quarter with NIS 22 million in revenue (50% ownership), reflecting 8.2% growth. Strauss Water continued to grow commendably in the third quarter as well. The company's sales amounted to NIS 210 million - an increase of 9.1% - largely thanks to growth in the installed base and in sales of new appliances. The business in China continues to be impacted by COVID-19 but grew2 4.7% to NIS 161 million (reflecting 100% ownership) in the quarter. The business in the U.K. is expanding, and the company recently launched the new and advanced "edge" water bar series. The Kitchen FoodTech Hub launched its second incubator in October. In addition, as of September 30, 2022, the total value of investments in the FoodTech incubator, as stated on the company's balance sheet, amounted to NIS 138 million. The fair value[3] of these investments on the above date was NIS 556 million, compared to NIS 326 million on September 30, 2021.      Non GAAP Figures (1) Third Quarter 2022 2021 Change Total Group Sales (NIS mm) 2,493 2,297 8.5 % Organic Sales Growth excluding FX 7.0 % 6.9 % Gross Profit (NIS mm) 746 828 -9.9 % Gross Margins (%) 29.9 % 36.0 %  -610 bps EBITDA (NIS mm) 211 389 -45.8 % EBITDA Margins (%) 8.4 % 16.9 %  -850 bps EBIT (NIS mm) 111 300 -63.3 % EBIT Margins (%) 4.4 % 13.1 %  -870 bps Net Income Attributable to the Company's Shareholders (NIS mm) 35 204 -82.4 % Net Income Margin (Attributable to the Company's Shareholders) (%) 1.4 % 8.9 %  -750 bps EPS (NIS) 0.31 1.75 -82.4 % Operating Cash Flow (NIS mm) 75 304 -75.3 % Capex (NIS mm) (2) 111 72 54.2 % Net debt (NIS mm) 2,517 1,926 30.7 % Net debt / annual EBITDA 2.9x 1.4x 1.5x   (1)  The data in this document are based on the company's non-GAAP figures, which include the proportionate consolidation of jointly controlled businesses and do not include share-based payment, mark-to-market at end-of-period of open positions in the Group in respect of financial derivatives used to hedge commodity prices and all adjustments necessary to delay recognition of gains and losses arising from commodity derivatives until the date when the inventory is sold to outside parties, other income and expenses, net, and the tax effect of excluding those items, unless stated otherwise.(2)  Investments include the acquisition of fixed assets, investment in intangible assets and proceeds from the sale of fixed assets.Note: Financial data were rounded to NIS millions. Percentages changes were calculated on the basis of the exact figures in NIS thousands.     Non GAAP Figures (1) Third Quarter Sales (NIS mm) Sales growth vs. prior year Organic sales growth excluding FX EBIT (NIS mm) NIS Change in EBIT % Changein EBIT EBIT margins Change in EBIT margins vs. 2021 Sales and EBIT by Operating Segments and Activities   Strauss Israel: Health & Wellness 728 3.2 % 3.2 % 66 -31 -31.8 % 9.0 %  -460 bps Fun & Indulgence (2) 143 -47.0 % -47.0 % -77 -93 -550.1 % -53.3 %  -5960 bps Total Strauss Israel 871 -10.7 % -10.7 % -11 -124 -109.5 % -1.2 %  -1280 bps Strauss Coffee: Israel Coffee 200 15.7 % 15.7 % 24 -11 -31.0 % 11.8 %.....»»

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Iran state media wants the US banned from the World Cup after the team posted photos meant to show solidarity with Iranian protestors

The United States Soccer Federation drew ire after they displayed photos on social media showing support with women protesting in the country. Girls carry the flag of Iran in the stadium during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between Wales and Iran at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium on November 25, 2022 in Doha, Qatar.Marvin Ibo Guengoer - GES Sportfoto/Getty Images Iran state media has said it wants the US kicked out of the 2022 World Cup. The United States Soccer Federation briefly displayed an edited version of the Iranian Flag. The edited flag was a show of solidarity between the team and protestors in Iran. Iran state media called on FIFA to kick the US out of the World Cup following the United States Soccer Federation's social media activity. In a series of tweets, Tasnim News Agency — backed by the Iranian government — wrote that the US soccer team should no longer be able to participate in the World Cup tournament for posting a "distorted image" of the country's flag. —Tasnim News Agency (@Tasnimnews_EN) November 27, 2022 On Saturday, the United States Soccer Federation displayed the Iranian flag without the emblem of Iran in the center on its social media platforms, CNN reported. The center emblem is meant to represent Iran's Islamic Republic.Soccer media officer Michael Kammarman told reporters Sunday the move was to indicate "support for the women in Iran fighting for basic human rights," Reuters reported.The US State Department told CNN they had nothing to do with the move from the USSF but would continue to "find ways to support the Iranian people in the face of state-sponsored violence against women and a brutal crackdown against peaceful protestors." Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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Oil prices dip to their lowest level in 2022 as Covid protests in China intensify

China reported 40,052 new local COVID-19 cases on Monday — a daily record high for the fifth straight day. Protests against draconian Covid-zero measures have spread in China as frustrations build after three years of pandemic restrictions.Kevin Frayer/Getty Images Crude-oil prices tumbled on Monday over COVID-19 protests in China. The fear of unrest in the world's second-largest economy hit market sentiment, sending shares in Hong Kong and China tumbling. China reported 40,052 new local COVID-19 cases on Monday — a daily record high for the fifth straight day. Protests against COVID-19 curbs in China spooked the markets early in Asia on Monday, sending US crude-oil prices down to a low not seen this year and Chinese markets tumbling.The rare public display of dissent spreading in China over the country's draconian Covid-zero policies erupted after ten people in the Xinjiang region died in an apartment fire. Some online users blamed Covid restrictions for hindering rescue efforts and blocking escape routes.Authorities have denied the accusations, but the incident triggered anger to spill over in other parts of China as frustrations build after three years of stringent pandemic restrictions.The fear of unrest in China — and its potential impact on the world's second-largest economy — hit market sentiment, sending oil prices tumbling. China is also one of the world's top oil importers.Benchmark US West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were 2.9% lower at $74.09 a barrel at 12.02 a.m. Monday EST — their lowest level this year, while international benchmark Brent crude oil futures tumbled to an 11-month low, trading 2.8% lower at $81.35 a barrel.Meanwhile, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was down about 2% at midday, while the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index was down 2.2%. The Shanghai Composite was down 1 and the Chinese yuan fell about 0.5% against the dollar."Rising unrest in China in the form of protests in several cities has translated to greater reopening pressure for authorities but any indications of reopening seems unlikely to be guided in light of current record high cases," wrote Yeap Jun Rong, a market strategist at online trading platform IG on Monday. The Chinese markets could remain volatile in the week ahead, "with any inaction from the authorities to budge from its Covid-19 policy potentially a catalyst for more downbeat mood," he added.China reported 40,052 new local COVID-19 cases on Monday — a daily record high for the fifth straight day, according to the country's National Health Commission. This number includes asymptomatic cases.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried on hot seat as Senate inquiries, criminal probes move forward

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FTX Post Mortem Part 2 Of 3: How Did We Get Here? Authored by Scott Hill via BombThrower.com, Last week we covered the collapse of FTX as it happened but there’s a lot more to the story. How did FTX grow from a tiny Hong Kong bucket shop into a top three Crypto exchange over the course of just a few years? What was Alameda research and were they ever legitimate? Most importantly, how exactly does an exchange lose track of up to $10 billion worth of customer deposits? Most of this material is still an educated guess, but the guessers are out there putting together clues from private discussions which have been leaked, the bankruptcy proceedings and first hand dealings shared on Crypto Twitter. It’s worth noting that there is a whole deep state angle to this story. I won’t go into it in this article because so little is known (see endnote) What we do know is mostly confined to the fact that FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) was the second largest donor to Democrat political campaigns since 2019. His Co-CEO for part of the FTX Empire, Ryan Salame, was a top 10 donor to the Republican party in the same period. Sam Bankman-Fried met with SEC Chairman Gary Gensler seeking a “no action” letter on an enforcement matter in April, shortly before SBF began pushing the DCCPA, a bill which the Crypto industry mainly saw as a subtle crackdown on DeFi wrapped in a reasonable sounding regulatory framework. The biggest question mark is the identity of FTX CTO and co-founder Garry Wang. The man is a ghost with very little online presence and only a handful of photos. Famed short seller Marc Cohodes is under the impression that Wang is a state actor for the CCP. These questions are important and interesting, but they don’t make for a useful article because of the complete absence of detail. Alameda Research Alameda Research, the market maker or crypto hedge fund founded by SBF in Hong Kong during the bull run of 2017 is the start of the rot. The official story is that the firm was formed from a team of young hotshots who learned to trade at Jane Street, a notoriously secretive global market maker which trades more than $10 trillion in securities volume each year. In January 2018 as Bitcoin was collapsing, Alameda research were performing the Japan arbitrage trade. They purchased Bitcoin in the US, moved it onto Japanese exchanges and cashed in on the gap between markets. The spread was often as wide as 10%. SBF claimed the firm made $10M on the arbitrage over the course of several weeks. This was a complicated trade. Japanese capital controls are strict with only Japanese nationals allowed to hold bank accounts, making it extremely difficult to get the money out of Japan and requiring a reasonable level of sophistication and corporate legitimacy to pull off. Following the Japan arbitrage, Alameda went after the “Kimchi Premium”. This was the same type of arbitrage trade, with Bitcoin on South Korean exchanges worth up to 20% more than Bitcoin on US exchanges. The capital controls were tighter, the ability to set up corporate infrastructure in the nation was more restricted and Bitcoin was in the middle of collapsing making trading the asset much more risky. Some people are suggesting that Alameda lost $10 million on the Kimchi Premium trade, but no one really knows whether any of this story is even true. I’m deeply skeptical of this entire backstory given what we have now seen about how careful SBF is with his public image. It’s entirely possible that this whole story was a fabrication to paint the picture of a boy genius trader with a Jane Street pedigree striking out on his own in Crypto land. Completely Absurd Fundraising In early 2018, Alameda Research established headquarters in Hong Kong. While SBF was a complete unknown to Crypto insiders at the time, Alameda Research was making a name for itself, frequently up the top of the Bitmex trading leaderboard. Crypto markets in 2018 were very different to the last few years. While 2017 had seen a burst of activity during Bitcoin’s bull run, volumes were still tiny and there were very few professional firms taking the asset class seriously. It’s completely plausible that in the absence of professional market makers, Alameda Research could have done very well. It also seems likely that the edge that such a small team had would have disappeared quickly as the market became more professional. Alameda Research only had a handful of employees. Nowhere near enough to build and execute a sophistical algorithmic market making strategy, such as those employed at Jane Street. In December 2019 an investment pitch deck for Alameda Research circulated among Crypto insiders. The firm was seeking to raise $200 million in debt funding and was offering 15% payments on the debt. The pitch itself made ridiculous claims about the firm’s edge and was riddled with red flags. “High Returns with no risk – These loans have no downside” Insiders that viewed the pitch deck were confused. The whispers within the industry were that this firm was highly profitable yet they seemed desperate to raise $200 million. Most stayed away and it’s unclear whether or not the fundraising was successful. Launch of FTX FTX was founded in May 2019 but had very little volume until the following year when they established the regulatory status to allow US customers to trade. FTX later acquired Blockfolio to obtain additional US licensing and the bones of a trading app. Even with this boost in volume, FTX was considered an unfavorable exchange to make markets for among established industry participants. The presumption was that Alameda Research was an embedded market maker that was given an unfair advantage on the platform and rival firms stayed clear. At the time SBF was still the CEO of both companies. There were claims of a separation of the firms, but it was known that they both operated out of the same offices in Hong Kong. It was rumored that Alameda had full access to customer position data and would hunt for liquidations. FTX was seen as a shady offshore bucket shop. By early 2021 little had changed in the industry perception of FTX, but volume was growing. In January SBF was busy arguing on Twitter, leading to the infamous “I’ll buy as much Solana as  you have, right now, at $3” tweet. He was not taken seriously until later that year when this huge Solana bet seemed to pay off. FTX gains Legitimacy By the middle of 2021, with Crypto in a raging bull market and FTX capturing significant market share, the exchange became too large to ignore. A big part of the story was China putting in place another round of Crypto bans in September which forced many major Crypto traders and market makers to find new venues to trade. Zhu Su, founder of disgraced Crypto Hedge fund Three Arrows Capital said recently that he had moved his fund’s trading from Huobi and Okex to FTX and Binance in the wake of the China ban. FTX gave them extremely favorable terms. A big reason that firms began to feel comfortable with FTX was the splashy fundraising FTX was able to pull off. Market participants assumed that among the billions of dollars of venture capital money that had been invested in FTX, someone had done basic due diligence on the firm. We now know that during these heady days of free money SBF was demanding investment commitments quickly from VCs or he would move on to the next phone call. There was a giant line of VCs desperate to get into an FTX round. The July fundraising list was a who’s who of Silicon Valley VC. Led by Sequoia, the round included Softbank, Temasek and VanEck. Apparently none of these firms insisted on even the most basic corporate controls, like installing a board of directors. A later round included a strategic investment from Blackrock. FTX was a blue ribbon investment. They all needed Crypto exposure now and FTX was the hottest Crypto startup in town. The other piece of the puzzle was that trading firms were now making money on FTX, when before they were simply getting their positions hunted by Alameda. Leverage was handed out in ample servings. Compliance was lax. Payouts were quick. It seemed to most that FTX had moved on from its shady beginnings to become a legitimate venue for market makers to use. Tokens A giant part of understanding exactly what went down at FTX is understanding the Tokens they had launched or partnered with. In 2019 FTX launched FTT, an Ethereum ecosystem token which represented a cut of exchange fees and offered discounts to traders for holding it. It was the same model that Binance launched their token with in 2017. Tokens would be bought out of the market with a portion of exchange profits on a regular basis, delivering a return to investors. A huge portion of FTT tokens were held on the FTX balance sheet as an asset. Even more egregious were the Solana ecosystem tokens which FTX helped launch. The leaked balance sheet showed that FTX had large holdings of Serum, Maps and Oxy. It showed Serum tokens marked as a $2.2 billion asset. Available market cap at the time was less than $500 million. We don’t know for sure, but it seems likely that loans were taken out backed by FTT and other minor tokens. Essentially, it seems that SBF invented his own currency from this air and then took out US dollar loans against it from anyone that would offer.  We haven’t heard from any major Crypto lender about whether or not they took FTT as collateral. We may never hear an admission on that point. What we do know is that Solana DeFi, where SBF had significant influence, largely took these minor tokens as collateral for loans on much more generous terms than seems reasonable now. And why wouldn’t Crypto lenders offer loans to FTX on whatever collateral was offered? FTX was the fastest growing exchange in industry history. It had prestigious investors. Its CEO was throwing around cash on advertising and political donations. Surely FTX was profitable enough to service their loans. So what happened to the money? When FTX blew up there was a balance sheet hole of somewhere between $6-10 billion. It was reported as “missing customer funds” but judging from recent public comments made by SBF it seems more likely that there was a complex web of loans and cross company funding arrangements than just straight up theft of customer assets. An underreported part of this story which fills in a key gap is that the offshore FTX entity apparently didn’t have its own bank account. Wires to the offshore exchange would go directly into a bank account held by Alameda Research. It seems that FTX didn’t secretly transfer customer funds to its associated hedge fund, it probably didn’t even make loans between companies. The most likely explanation is that Alameda Research just had direct access to customer funds  which were wired to them. While shocking, it wouldn’t be as egregious if the FTX terms didn’t explicitly say that assets were held on trust for customers. FTX wasn’t supposed to touch customer funds once they were deposited. Maybe that’s the whole point, that SBF was relying on some bizarre technicality or legal fiction to convince himself that he had the right to deal with customer assets. Did I mention that both of his parents are compliance lawyers, with one a leading expert on tax havens. If there’s anyone that could access the advice to set up a complex piece of legal fiction entitling him to pilfer customer funds in a defensible way, it’s SBF. Liquidations That only explains how Alameda Research got access to customer funds, but how did they lose the funds? Alameda Research is a market maker primarily and was the key integrated market maker on FTX. Among other things that gave Alameda the ability to purchase liquidated positions of customers, likely at a huge discount. In a bull market this is a hugely advantaged position to be in. Say Bitcoin drops 5% in an hour and longs get liquidated, Alameda was able to purchase those long Bitcoin positions and then resell them later, after the liquidation cascade was over and price had recovered. Alameda was exempt from liquidation on FTX, so they could hold underwater positions for as long as they wanted without being forced to close them. In a bear market, Alameda would likely accumulate underwater positions that they couldn’t get out of without incurring a large loss. Other market makers will generally sell a liquidated position off as soon as possible, to avoid being liquidated themselves. This doesn’t appear to be a check and balance that was in place for Alameda’s operations on FTX. Another key feature of the leverage trading offered at FTX was cross asset collateral. Essentially this means that leverage was offered on the entire portfolio of a customer. There wasn’t a segregation of collateral, users could simply offer up a mixed list of tokens and take margin loans against the whole pie. This included FTT and Serum at much more generous collateral ratios than other exchanges offered. Whatever low quality collateral you had, FTX would take it, and it seems that it would end up on Alameda’s books when a customer was liquidated. Luna Eclipse In a collapsing market, this lack of controls over Alameda is potentially disastrous. Luna had the most high profile collapse in the history of Crypto tokens in May this year, losing 99.7% of its value in a week before getting as close to absolute zero as possible. FTX and Binance were the major venues for trading the Luna collapse. Traders bought the dip on leverage all the way down. It seems likely that Alameda took all of those liquidated positions onto their own balance sheet. Luna started its collapse at around $90. The following week it was at essentially zero. There is no way that Alameda could have sold off all of those liquidated customer positions as the token collapsed. This type of liquidation transaction is known as “toxic flow” and is a surefire way to bankrupt a market maker. If FTX’s famously specialized liquidation engine simply meant that customer positions were shunted onto the Alameda balance sheet to be cleared at a later date, then the amount of toxic flow from junk tokens in the last year would build up quickly. This seems to be the only way the size of the hole makes any sense. Other Problems If we assume that Luna blew a giant hole in the balance sheets within the FTX empire then what happened next makes a whole lot more sense. SBF went on a buying spree as Crypto lenders collapsed, backstopping insolvent firms and being proclaimed as Crypto’s JP Morgan. In the cold light of day a more likely explanation than wanting to save the industry is wanting to save himself. If insolvent Crypto lenders like Voyager and Celsius had given loans to FTX, taking FTT and other minor tokens as collateral then those tokens would be seized and sold into the market during a bankruptcy, cratering the price and liquidating FTX loans with other lenders. Don’t forget, for tokens like Serum, FTX held and likely pledged as collateral more than the entire free float on the market. All of this isn’t to say that funds didn’t go missing in other ways though. According to the Bankruptcy filings, FTX had loaned more than $1 billion to SBF individually and $2.3 billion to his investment company, Paper Bird Inc. There were also 9 figure loans to other executives and Bahamas real estate purchased by SBF’s parents and associates worth $300 million. There are even suggestions that the $420 million meme fundraise in October 2021 basically just ended up in the pocket of SBF, rather than productively invested in the company. It seems like the FTX balance sheet was used as a slush fund for SBF. None of this in any way can add up to $6-10 billion in stolen customer funds and it’s unlikely that the mechanism was brazen theft. The scenario outlined above, poor trading controls at Alameda creating bad debt within the corporate structure and a CEO that was scrambling to keep the empire afloat, is far more likely. This also casts a new light on the “generous terms” offered to other major market participants in 2021. Taking VC money What if Alameda’s goal wasn’t to make money, but to lose money to other traders in a perverse growth hack used to attract the next round of “smart money” investors? After all, at best Alameda had been making a few hundred million from trading over the course of its existence and likely much less than that. As spreads closed with more market makers flooding into the asset class it’s much easier to take money from Sequoia and Softbank than it is to make money trading. Running an unprofitable casino is a terrible business, but selling an unprofitable casino that looks extremely busy to a private investor is a fantastic business. This part of the story seems like the inevitable end state of the 2010s dominance of Venture Capital and private investing. After a decade of easy money, low interest loans and an insatiable appetite for tech investments we were bound to see someone game the system. In 2021 VCs were not doing diligence, they were shoving newly raised funds into startups as fast as possible. Venture capital firms invested $643 billion in 2021. Almost double the pace of 2020 and five times as much as was committed in 2012. For context, noted scam company Theranos raised $1.4 billion over 13 years. FTX raised $1.8 billion in only 3 years. The entire story of the growth of FTX is a story of the driving forces of tech stock investing being applied to Crypto and fintech. The problem is that when a social media company blows up, users just lose their photos and social graph. When a fintech or Crypto company blows up, customers lose their funds and lives are ruined. A big part of the problem with FTX was that tech growth hacking and the infinite pot of VC money was applied to financial services with little regard for the safety of users. No one did the diligence. The regulators were asleep at the wheel. “Grow fast and break things” isn’t an appropriate model for the financial sector. We Have Questions… This article mostly dealt with how FTX managed to grow so fast and then blow up so spectacularly but it didn’t touch on the why. As stated in the introduction, there are some major question marks about state entanglement, potential involvement of intelligence operatives and the corruption of captured regulators are all major open questions that I just don’t have answers to. Was FTX a plant to bring down the Crypto industry and justify tighter regulation? Was FTX a front for money flowing from Crypto traders and Tech VCs into Democrat coffers? Why is the mainstream media reporting on this event as if SBF is just a failed entrepreneur who dreamed too big, rather than a fraud who appropriated customer funds? Who was behind the success of FTX? Who is Gary Wang? We likely won’t ever get satisfactory answers to these questions. The family political links between major characters in this story are deeply suspicious. As one Crypto Twitter account that has been covering the news relentlessly said: “This FTX fiasco is *really* doing its best to confirm every single conspiracy theory anyone has ever had about anything.” Next week in the conclusion of this three part article I’ll cover some of the fallout surrounding the FTX collapse that is important to understand and the lessons being learned by the industry in its attempt to rebuild. [A good place to start down the deep state rabbit hole in all this is Mathew Crawford’s  ‘A Grand Unified Theory of FTX’ – which I printed off to read and it clocks in around 65 pages – markjr] *  *  * Today’s post is from contributing analyst Scott Hill. To receive further updates of this series and our overall investment thesis for digital assets (even in this climate), subscribe to the Bombthrower mailing list.  Tyler Durden Sun, 11/27/2022 - 20:30.....»»

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What The #$%& Is A Shallow Recession This week, DataTrek founder Nick Colas is visiting his in-laws in Memphis for the Thanksgiving holiday, and as he notes, contact with what New York finance types call “the real world” is always an educational experience, given his usual cloistering in midtown Manhattan. To celebrate his brief freedom from the Big Apple, if only for a few days, are two brief thoughts based on a few interactions during his time here. Below we excerpt from the latest Morning Briefing by Nick Colas of DataTrek #1: What the #@$% is a shallow recession? My hotel’s breakfast area had business TV on this morning, and one of the hosts said, “markets are expecting a shallow recession next year”. She was not wrong. US equities trade for 18x current earnings, which strongly implies either no diminishment of corporate earnings or, at worse, a dip sometime in 2023 but then a swift recovery. An older gentleman sitting opposite me at group table shook his head and grumbled the question noted above. His observation, implying that any recession can be “shallow” is at best euphemistic and at worst delusional, is also not wrong. Since World War II, the shallowest recessions in terms of their effect on US GDP growth were in 1990 and 2001. The chart below shows quarterly real GDP growth from 1947 to 2019, with the 11 official NBER recessions over that period noted by the gray bars. We have put a dotted line across the 1 percent contraction level. All but the 1990/2001 recession exceeded that number. Many readers will recall the 1990 and 2001 recessions, and I am fairly sure none would think of them as “shallow”. The first was due to an oil shock caused by Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait. US unemployment went from 5 to 8 percent over 2 years. The second was caused by the bursting of the dot com stock bubble and the 9-11 terror attacks. Unemployment rose from 4 to 6 percent. The lesson here is that even “shallow” recessions have real world outcomes and, in the case of 1990 and 2001, came with other problems. Yes, perhaps the Fed can thread the needle of reducing inflation without causing a steep recession. We certainly hope it can. But I think it will pay to have some of the skepticism offered by my dining companion until that result becomes somewhat clearer. * * * #2: Help wanted. There are still many small businesses in the Memphis area looking for workers, especially those with seasonal labor needs heading into the holidays. The shortage of workers is evident here, as it is across the country. It has been thus for over 2 years, with wage inflation a necessary byproduct of that phenomenon. The chart below shows US labor force participation (people in the workforce divided by the total population) for 25 – 54-year-olds (in red, left axis) and all adults (black line, right axis) from 2015 to the present. Two points on this data: Prior to the pandemic, aggregate and 25 – 54 LFP was rising. The former hit 63.4 percent in February 2020, its highest level since June 2013. The latter got up to 83.1 percent, the best level since May 2013. A strong, late cycle US economy was pulling Americans into the workforce. Today, both LFP levels remain below their pre-pandemic highs. Working-age (25 – 54-year-olds) LFP is 0.4 points lower, which translates into 520,000 “missing” prime-aged workers. Total LFP is down 1.2 percentage points, or 3.2 million people. The upshot here is that, despite population growth, there are scarcely more workers in the US now than at the start of the Pandemic Crisis. According to BLS data, the civilian non-institutional American population has grown by 1.9 percent since February 2020. The total number of Americans in the workforce has only grown by 0.5 percent. Linking this discussion to the prior point about recessions, it is worth noting that every economic downturn since the 1980s has seen labor force participation either stay flat or decline. In the 1970s/early 1980s, LFP was stable through recessionary periods primarily because women were still entering the American workforce. In the 1990, 2001, and 2007 – 2009 recession, LFP fell by 2 points or more during/after each downturn. The lesson here is that a recession does not draw people into the workforce, so the current labor shortage is unlikely to ease very much in a “shallow” recession. An economic downturn should, however, reduce wage inflation to some degree if employees feel they no longer have bargaining power with respect to their pay. Still, this may not be enough to bring wage growth in line with productivity growth if the supply of labor contracts over the next 1-2 years. Tyler Durden Sun, 11/27/2022 - 21:30.....»»

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Futures, Crude, Crypto, Yuan Tumble Amid Violent China Covid Protests As Goldman Warns Of "Disorderly" Early Exit From Covid Zero

Futures, Crude, Crypto, Yuan Tumble Amid Violent China Covid Protests As Goldman Warns Of "Disorderly" Early Exit From Covid Zero.....»»

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Fauci"s 7-Hour Deposition: What We Know So Far

Fauci's 7-Hour Deposition: What We Know So Far Via The Brownstone Institute, The transcript is not yet available and no reporters were allowed. But from the Attorneys General who brought the suit, the plaintiffs in the case and their attorney, and other parties to the lawsuit against the Biden administration, we have some information about the deposition provided by Anthony “I am the Science” Fauci. He has been the face of the pandemic response and stands accused of colluding with Big Tech to suppress dissent in violation of the First Amendment.  The question of whether the deposition was to be public was itself the subject of legal attention. The Department of Justice filed to block all recording and personally identifiable information for fear of public harassment, and this condition was granted. As a result, we have no transcript (yet) and one senses a great skittishness even from those who were there to explain the fullness of what transpired. Major national media have shown no interest in getting the story.  Nonetheless, we do have information thanks to some candid tweets and an article by one of the plaintiffs. The main takeaway is that Fauci has come down with a serious case of amnesia. Over seven hours, reported Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, he mostly stonewalled detailed questioning by answering that he has no clear memory of details that would shed light on his involvement in speech suppression.  “Wow! It was amazing to spend 7 hours with Dr. Fauci. The man who single-handedly wrecked the U.S. economy based upon ‘the science.’ Only to discover that he can’t recall practically anything dealing with his Covid response!” This is despite the hundreds of pages and many public statements that seem to confirm that the White House and many government agencies worked very closely with Google, Facebook, Twitter, and others, to control the narrative for the better part of two years. And these efforts are probably ongoing.  Eric Schmitt, the Attorney General of Missouri and now Senator-Elect, bought the suit along with the Attorney General of Louisiana. Schmitt tweeted “some takeaways from the deposition of Fauci: Fauci knew the Lab Leak theory had merit but it’d come back to him & sought to immediately discredit it; He defended lockdowns; The rest of us ‘don’t have the ability’ to determine what’s best for ourselves.” In addition, he wrote: “In the Fauci depo this week the court reporter sneezed. Fauci wanted her to wear a mask. This is the mentality in Nov 2022 of the guy who locked down our country & ruined countless lives & livelihoods.The Experts followed suit. Dissent was censored. In America. Never Again.” Plaintiff Aaron Kheritary, Brownstone Senior Scholar and Fellow, explains as follows: UPDATE: from our deposition of Fauci yesterday in the MO v. Biden case. Fauci confirmed that in Feb 2020, Fauci sent Clifford Lane, his deputy at the NAIAD, as the U.S. representative for the WHO delegation to China. Lane convinced Fauci we should emulate China’s lockdowns.  The CCP had announced China had contained the virus through draconian lockdowns–a claim now known to be false. Given the (sic) China’s pattern of falsified information, Lane and Fauci should have approached this claim with skepticism. Lockdowns were wholly untested & unprecedented.  As our lawyer, @Leftylockdowns1 put it, Fauci “was apparently willing to base his lockdown advocacy on the observations of a single guy relying on reports from a dictator.” Not exactly a double-blind randomized trial level of evidence, or indeed, any level of evidence.  Days after Lane returned, WHO published its report praising China’s strategy: “China’s uncompromising and rigorous use of non-pharmaceutical measures [lockdowns] to contain transmission of the COVID-19 virus in multiple settings provides vital lessons for the global response.  “This rather unique and unprecedented public health response in China reversed the escalating cases,” the report claimed. My colleague @jeffreyatucker at the @brownstoneinst gave a tongue-in-cheek gloss of WHO’s misty eyed report: “I’ve seen the future—and it is Wuhan.”  Lockdowns quickly spread from China to the West, as a troubling number of Western apologists besides the WHO also looked to the Chinese Communist Party’s covid response for guidance.  The U.S. & U.K. followed Italy’s lockdown, which had followed China, and all but a handful of countries around the globe immediately followed our lead. Within weeks the whole world was locked down.  From the very beginning, the evidential basis for this global policy catastrophe was always paper-thin. We are now living in the aftermath.  Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit added direct quotes from Fauci fully confirming Brownstone’s report on the NIH junket to China in February 2020: John Sauer, “And Mr. Lane, after returning from the trip, said the Chinese were managing this in a very structured, organized way; correct?… Did you discuss Mr. Lane’s experience on the trip with him when he got back from the WHO trip?” Dr. Fauci, ” The answer is I did… Dr. Lane was very impressed about how from a clinical public health standpoint, the Chinese were handling the isolation, the contact tracing, the building of facilities to take care of people, and that’s what I believed he meant when he said [they] were managing this in a very structured organized way.” Sauer: “So he drew the conclusion that there might have to be extreme, in his word, measures to mandate social distancing to bring the outbreak under control; correct?” Fauci: “That’s what this is implying, yes… He did discuss with me that the Chinese 19 had a very organized way of trying to contain the spread in Wuhan and elsewhere. He didn’t get a chance to go to Wuhan, but he was in Beijing, and I believe other cities — at least Beijing — and he mentioned that they had a very organized, well regimented way of handling the outbreak. Sauer: “And so he had a kind of positive reaction to that. There might be lessons to be learned for the United States in its response to the outbreak?” Fauci: “I believe Dr. Lane came to the conclusion that when you have a widespread respiratory disease that a very common and effective way to curtail the rapid spread of the disease is by implementing social distancing measures… Dr. Lane is a very astute clinician, and I have every reason to believe that his evaluation of the situation was accurate and correct.” Just to be clear, Fauci has here described a policy response that included welding shut the doors to people’s apartments and full totalitarian controls on movement as a “very organized” and “well regimented” implementation of “social distancing measures.” Just let that sink in.  Hoft provided in addition the most detailed observations yet. Quoting here from his report in full:  Fauci is a skillful liar. As we have seen now for months in his public comments, he lies when he feels he can get away with it or when he feels there will be no meaningful consequences. Fauci frequently lied unless and until he was confronted with alternate facts. For example, he claimed he really wasn’t familiar with Ralph Baric (creator of the COVID virus) or Peter Daszak (who brokered Fauci’s NIAID grant money to the Chinese biolab in Wuhan), until he was confronted with evidence that his own chief of staff emailed him describing Daszak and Baric as being part of Fauci’s team! Fauci claimed that he had no knowledge that his communications team did not coordinate with social media companies to stop “misinformation and disinformation” until he was forced to admit that he actually did know of certain instances of coordination. Fauci continued to push the now-debunked assertion that COVID-19 was a naturally occurring virus. Fauci said disinformation and misinformation (information he disagrees with) puts lives at risk. Fauci refused to define “gain of function” research saying it was too broad of a term to define. FUN FACT: until VERY recently, Fauci’s daughter worked for Twitter. FUN FACT: Fauci is a hypochondriac. In a bizarre and stunning segment during the deposition, Fauci blew off some of his frustration on the poor court reporter. The court reporter transcribing the deposition sneezed, and Fauci stopped the deposition and scolded the court reporter: “WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOU??? Do you have some sort of respiratory illness, because in the era of COVID, I’m concerned about being near you.” Court Reporter: “I’m not sick, I just have allergies. I can wear a mask though.” Fauci: “Ok. Thank you, because the last thing I want is to get COVID. [notably, (1) Fauci himself did not wear a mask at any point during the deposition, and (2) he appeared to be several feet away from the court reporter]. FUN FACT: in another Fauci hypochondria spasm, Fauci conspicuously mean-mugged Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry after Landry sneezed into his suit coat jacket. Gamesmanship. Whenever introduced to a difficult topic, he dishonestly refused to define key terms so he could avoid being pinned down and held accountable. For example, when discussing the topic of “gain of function” research, he refused to acknowledge what the term meant, objecting that it was a term so broad it could not be defined. Fauci repeatedly claimed that he “couldn’t recall” or “couldn’t remember,” and attempted to bolster these incredible statements by appealing to the volume of emails he would receive or issues or studies that would come across his desk. This is simply not credible for nearly all of such statements, because the incidents in question were either recent or within the past three years, and they were all highly politically charged. Fauci’s other method of lying was simply to pretend that he didn’t understand something, and then hope the lawyer asking the question wouldn’t be able to catch him in the lie. For example, he very obviously lied at one point when he claimed he didn’t know what Meta (parent company of Facebook) was, until he was forced to admit that he did, in fact, know what Meta was. Another Fauci tactic: when forced to admit he had made a communication or reviewed a key record at a key time, or knew or worked with a key individual, he would try and downplay each negative fact by (1) downplaying the significance of the communication, (2) suggest that while he reviewed the key record, he didn’t really read it carefully, or (3) with false humility suggest that he was not an expert in X field and so did not fully understand the scientific study at issue, or (4) claim that, while he did “know” said individual, he doesn’t really know them that well because he meets so many doctors and scientists as part of his job. Other Fauci deceit tactics: throwing subordinates under the bus. Fauci is a famous survivor among bureaucrats. One way he has survived this long is by only taking credit for wins and pawning off losses on hapless subordinates. This trend continued in his deposition, in which he brazenly argued that, while he is the head of the NIAID and its $6 billion budget, he repeatedly didn’t have any knowledge about what his immediate direct reports were doing right under his nose. Fauci supports accountability, so long as he has a subordinate to sacrifice. Fauci argued that Hydroxychloroquine was “dangerous” and had “toxic” side effects…. Fauci claimed HCQ was ineffective in treating COVID, but couldn’t cite a single study to support his claim. Fauci also rejected the list of 371 studies on HCQ and its effectiveness in treating the disease when he was presented with the list. Fauci admitted lying to the public. In one of the more amazing segments during his deposition, Fauci admitted that he knowingly made false public health statements at the beginning of the pandemic, advising people against using masks in order to discourage the public from depleting the supply of masks. Fauci admitted he got his ideas of a lockdown from the Communist Chinese who implemented their extreme lockdowns in January 2020. Jenin Younes, attorney for the plaintiffs who works with the New Civil Liberties Alliance, wrote on Twitter: “One of my favorite quotes from Fauci’s deposition today: “I have a very busy day job running a six billion dollar institute. I don’t have time to worry about things like the Great Barrington Declaration.” Keep in mind that we have full records of emails in which Fauci took credit for coming “out very strongly publicly against the Great Barrington Declaration.”  In conclusion, we have here a revealing account of astonishing testimony from Fauci, which, to those of us who have followed this case closely from the very beginning, is only shocking because it confirms the fullness of the treachery we have long suspected was at the very heart of the US lockdown experience. We also have confirmed that the phrase “social distancing” really is nothing but a euphemism for a China-style full assault on everything we once called freedom in the West.  Tyler Durden Sun, 11/27/2022 - 22:30.....»»

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Plane Crashes Into High Voltage Power Lines Leaving 120,000 Without Power In Maryland

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1.8M Chickens Slaughtered In Nebraska As Bird Flu Pecks Away At Food Supply

1.8M Chickens Slaughtered In Nebraska As Bird Flu Pecks Away At Food Supply Another 1.8 million chickens were ordered to be culled in Nebraska after agriculture officials analyzed yet another bird flu outbreak on a farm. The latest culling comes after 50 million birds have been slaughtered nationwide to try and contain the ongoing outbreak according to AP, so who knows if it's actually true. Fortunately the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) issued a report, which adds that this is the 13th farm in the state to suffer an outbreak this year. According to the report, 6.8 million birds have been killed in Nebraska - the second-most behind Iowa, which has killed 15.5 million. After the affected flock is culled, the NDA will establish a 6.2-mile control zone around the affected premises. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is a highly contagious virus which spreads easily among birds via nasal and eye secretions, along with manure, the NDA said in a statement. Symptoms include a lack of energy and appetite, decreased egg production or malformed eggs, and sudden death in birds even if they aren't showing symptoms. The disease can survive 'for weeks' in contaminated environments. According to Yahoo, Turkey and chicken farms aren't the only facilities affected by bird flu this year - as a petting zoo in Utah had an outbreak in recent days. Tyler Durden Sun, 11/27/2022 - 23:00.....»»

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The Wall Street Journal: Attorney general of Bahamas deflects blame for FTX’s collapse

The Bahamian attorney general defended the island nation’s actions during the collapse of FTX Digital Markets Ltd. and urged patience while authorities investigate the embattled cryptocurrency exchange......»»

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Dow Jones Newswires: Hong Kong-listed casino stocks gain following license approvals

Hong Kong-listed casino stocks are up in early Asia trade after the Macau government renewed the licenses of the six casino operators currently registered in the city for another 10 years......»»

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Futures Movers: U.S. stock futures fall as Chinese protests rattle markets, oil hits 2022 low

U.S. stock-index futures sank Sunday night, as Asian markets fell following widespread public demonstrations in China and as oil hit a 2022 low......»»

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India and China are still snapping up Russian oil — but they are demanding huge bargains which is hitting Kremlin"s war chest

Russia is losing about $4 billion a month as Urals crude oil trades at about 40% discount to international Brent crude oil prices, per Bloomberg. Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Chinese leader Xi Jinping.Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images India and China now account for two-thirds of seaborne Russia crude oil exports. As major customers, they are demanding huge discounts from Russia, hitting Kremlin's war chest. Russia is losing about $4 billion a month in energy revenues, per Bloomberg's estimates. Russian energy revenues may finally be feeling the pinch — the European Union's sweeping sanctions against the country's energy exports are about to kick in on December 5, more than nine months into the Ukraine invasion.As Kremlin is set to lose its single largest customer, it is redirecting seaborne exports to Asia, in particular to India and China. But that's proving to be difficult business. India and China now account for about two-thirds of all Russian seaborne crude-oil exports, and as major customers, they are demanding massive discounts for their purchases, Bloomberg's oil strategist Julian Lee wrote on Sunday.Russia's flagship Urals crude oil was trading at a discount of $33.28, or about 40% to the international Brent crude oil at the end of last week, according to Bloomberg's analysis of data from trade news service Argus and the Intercontinental Exchange in Europe. That's a steep fall from the $2.85 discount that Urals was trading at in 2021.Due to the Urals' widening discount, Russia is losing about $4 billion a month in energy revenues, per Bloomberg's calculations.This is significant, especially since oil prices have fallen sharply in recent months due to fears about a recession, strong Russian output, and falling demand, after prices hit multi-year highs earlier in 2022.That is also why Washington doesn't appear to be too worried about India and China's huge purchase of Russian oil, even if they pay prices above a G7 imposed price cap.Russian oil "is going to be selling at bargain prices and we're happy to have India get that bargain or Africa or China. It's fine," US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told Reuters on November 11.Brent crude futures are about 4.3% higher this year so far at around $81.30 a barrel after spiking over 30% in the days after the Ukraine war broke out.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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170+ best early Cyber Monday deals that you can shop right now

Cyber Monday is continuing some of Black Friday's best deals. We're rounding up the best discounts from Amazon, Walmart, and more. Nintendo; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderWhen you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.Cyber Monday is only a few hours away and there are already a ton of fantastic deals available right now. Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart have some of the best discounts we've seen on products across every category, and more deals are expected as we head into the official start of Cyber Monday on November 28. We'll update this page throughout the weekend with the best early Cyber Monday discounts. Already, there are big savings on streaming services, Amazon products, Apple devices, 4K TVs, and more. Check back regularly as our expert team of reporters and editors will be rounding up all of the very best deals through Cyber Monday.Top early Cyber Monday deals available right nowPeacock Premium plan: $0.99/month (80% off)Hulu x Disney+ bundle: $4.98 per month (55% off)Samsung 65-inch OLED 4K TV: $1,797 (40% off)Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation): $200 (20% off)Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021): $25 (50% off)Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer: $25 (37% off)Hydro Flask 32 oz. Wide Mouth Bottle: $33 (26% off)Home Accents Festive Pine Christmas Tree: $50 (29% off)Kindle Paperwhite: $95 (32% off)Dyson v10 Absolute Cordless Vacuum: $400 ($200 off)$30 off Brightland Artist CapsuleBrightlandBrightland makes quality olive oil and vinegar with pretty, sun damage-proof bottles and this particular set was one of Oprah's favorites this year. It's discounted 20% for Cyber Monday, an excellent deal that includes four cold-pressed infused olive oils. Read our full review of Brightland22% off Big Fig MattressBig FigThe Big Fig Mattress is constructed for heavier individuals with firm support and a high weight capacity for both the bed and the foundation that comes with it. Save $300 on the Big Fig Mattress when you use the promo code WORTHIT at checkout.20% off Beats Fit ProBeats by DreBeats Fit Pro are among our top-rated wireless earbuds, thanks to Apple's wireless technology, solid noise-canceling, and flexible wingtips that tuck into the ear for a secure fit. They are are excellent everyday buds, but even better for fitness activities. $160 is the lowest we've seen it all year.60% off Google Nest Mini (2nd Generation)Best BuyThe Google Nest Mini is a compact and effective smart speaker that's powered by the very useful Google Assistant. 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This LG 75-inch comes with everything you need — 4K, ultra high-definition, access to 300+ free LG channels, as well as WebOS compatbility with all the top streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus, and more.24% off Apple iPhone 14 Leather Case with MagSafeAmazonApple's leather iPhone cases are designed to perfectly hug and protect your device without adding too much extra bulk. They're also MagSafe compatible, super stylish, and sleek, with a variety of different available colors — some of which are currently down to only $45 for the iPhone 14.33% off Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. BrainAmazonBig Brain Academy is Nintendo's premiere brain-training game series. This entry includes hundreds of math, logic, and visualization puzzles to test your knowledge, all for only $19.99 — the best price we've seen for it.30% off OXO Brew Gooseneck Electric KettleAmazonDurable, fast, and cord-free, the OXO Brew Gooseneck Electric Kettle is a full-featured option to keep on your countertop. It includes adjustable temperature control, a built-in timer, and a 30-minute keep warm cycle. Down to only $73, this is a rare drop on a premium kettle.45% off Hamilton Beach Smoothie Electric BlenderWalmartThe Hamilton Beach Smoothie Electric Blender performs low-lift blending jobs at a budget price. This Cyber Monday deal puts it at an all-time low price.60% off JLab Go Air Pop Bluetooth EarbudsJLabJLab Go Air Pop Bluetooth Earbuds give you the true wireless experience without breaking the bank. During Cyber Monday, they're 60% off, the lowest price we've seen.$100 off LG 42-inch C2 OLED 4K TVAmazonThe C2 is one of the best OLEDs you can buy and it comes in a small 42-inch size that's perfect for gamers who want to use it as a monitor and TV. This $900 sale price is the best deal we've seen so far.54% off Amazon Blink Mini (2-Pack)BlinkAffordable and user friendly, the Amazon Blink Mini home security camera is an indoor security for first timers. It has both 1080p camera footage quality and a black-and-white night mode. Save 54% with an all-time low price on the security system this Cyber Monday.30% off BioLite Firepit+BioLiteAn elegant marriage of technology and design, the BioLite FirePit+ not only excels at grilling but comes equipped with an onboard battery and an airflow design that keeps smoke at a minimum. It's so good at keeping fumes at bay that we named it the best smokeless fire pit in our guide. Right now, you can save 30%, which is one of the best prices we've seen for it.52% off Roku PremiereAmazonWalmart is offering an exclusive deal on the Roku Premiere streaming player, offering 52% off the usual price. While we generally prefer the Roku 4K Streaming Stick thanks to its portability and small form factor, the Roku Premiere is good for people who prefer a traditional set-top box near their TV.28% off Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker (2022)AmazonThe Tile Mate is designed to help you find easily misplaced items and attaches to keys, pet collars, and other important items. During Cyber Monday, it's at the lowest price we've seen this year.$40 off OXO Brew 8-Cup Coffee MakerAmazonSleek and minimal, Oxo's 8-cup-capacity coffee maker reliably delivers a great cup. Its double-wall, vacuum-insulated thermal carafe keeps the contents warm for hours, but it can also accommodate taller mugs if you're taking yours to go. Right now, you can save $40 with this Cyber Monday sale.$20 off Cosori 5-quart 9-in-1 Air FryerAmazonCosori makes reliable and affordable small kitchen appliances. This air fryer has a nonstick basket and, holding enough food for up to four people, it's perfect for small groups and spaces. You can get a 15% discount for Cyber Monday, plus an extra $5 off using the on-page coupon.40% off Lego Classic 90 Years of Play Building Set (11021)WalmartThe Lego Classic 90 Years of Play Building Set (11021) comes with 15 mini builds, including a golden dragon and sphinx. During Cyber Monday, it's 40% off.31% off Osprey Men's Skarab 18 Hydration PackAmazonOsprey's Skarab 18 hydration pack is perfect for trail runners and cyclists, featuring a 2.5-liter water reservoir and a comfortable design. It's on sale for $70 during REI's Cyber Monday sale.$10 off Tramontina Primaware 18 Piece Non-stick Cookware SetWalmartWhether you're replacing some old cookware or need to furnish your new kitchen, this 18-piece set has all of the essentials you need. It comes with three saucepans, two saute pans, a griddle, a Dutch oven, a foldup steamer, three spoons, and two turners for only $40.30% off Igloo 60 qt. EcoCool Roller CoolerIglooOwning a cooler with wheels is the definition of true outdoor luxury and this Igloo roller cooler is one of our favorites. It features a rugged design, an easy-to-use telescoping handle, and a pair of oversized wheels that can take on a variety of terrain. Pick one up for just $65 during REI's Cyber Monday sale.55% off Razer DeathAdder Gaming MouseAmazonDon't let the edgy name fool you — the Razer DeathAdder is a fantastic mouse for gamers, programmers, and even regular users. With rubber grips, eight programmable buttons, and an ultra-sensitive 20,000 DPI sensor, the DeathAdder is one of the best gaming mice around. And during Cyber Monday, the price has come down to about $31, which is a fantastic deal.20% off Baggu Standard BagguCara CaraBaggu is the gold standard in reusable bags. Not only are they cute as can be, but they can hold up to 50 pounds, are made of ripstop nylon, and come in over 40 fun colors and patterns. Right now, everything on the Baggu website is 20% off.$400 off LG 3.1.3 Channel Soundbar with Wireless SubwooferBest BuyIf you're setting up a home theater, the one thing you need above all else is a good subwoofer. And this LG soundbar comes with a sturdy wireless subwoofer so you can feel every explosion and bass note. Best Buy is selling it for $400 off right now, which is a fantastic deal for this model.$30 off Closca Helmet LoopCloscaFor bikers who commute to work (or just hate lugging around a bulky helmet), this one folds up to nearly half its size to be stashed away when not in use. Select colors are now available for under $50 on both the Closca website and retailers like Amazon.25% off The North Face Hydrenalite Down HoodieREIThe North Face Hydrenalite Down Hoodie is both stylish and functional, and is available in six different colors to match anyone's personal style. For REI's Cyber Monday sale, it's discounted to $150, which is $50 off its normal price.$35 off Lego Optimus PrimeAmazonLike its Transformers namesake, the Lego Optimus Prime can actually change from its robot form into a truck without needing to rebuild. This is a sought-after Lego set and it's at its lowest price ever on Amazon and Walmart.$22 off Super Mario OdysseyAmazonSuper Mario Odyssey has been called "the ultimate collect-a-thon," and one of the best games released for the Nintendo Switch. Right now it's down to $37, a rare and substantial discount for such a popular game.$63 off Furbo 360° Dog CameraFurboFurbo's newest dog camera rotates 360 degrees so you can keep an eye on your pet anywhere in the room. The 1080p camera has 4x zoom along with night vision. It's on sale for $147 during Cyber Monday which is an all-time low price.10% off Casper The Glow LightCasper/InstagramThe Casper Glow Light is a wireless, portable night light that uses intuitive gestures for a beautiful, streamlined experience. It's on sale for 10% off during the company's Cyber Monday event.25% off Dagne Dover Dakota Neoprene BackpackDagne DoverDagne Dover makes some of our favorite backpacks, beloved for their comfortable and sleek design. Right now, you can get 25% off with the code BFRIYAY25 for Cyber Monday.$44 off Everlane ReLeather Court SneakerEverlaneThe ReLeather Court Sneaker is a comfortable everyday sneaker made out of recycled leather. For the Cyber Monday sales event, they're priced down to $66, which is one of the best deals we've ever seen on these shoes.$100 off Vizio 70-inch MQ6 QLED 4K TVBest BuyVizio's latest MQ6 4K TV model uses quantum dots to deliver a wide range of colors. It doesn't support local dimming like some of the brand's more expensive models but $650 for a 70-inch QLED TV is a great price.20% off Atlas Coffee Club Sampler PackAmazonEach month, Atlas highlights single-origin, sustainably farmed coffee beans from a specific country. For Cyber Monday, you can pick up a 4-pack sampler box for 20% off its normal price.$60 off WD BLACK SN850X 1TB Internal Gaming SSDAmazonIf you're in the market for an upgraded internal SSD, this already affordable and high-performing configuration is now available at an all-time low price of $99.$50 off Fitbit LuxeThe Fitbit Luxe with a classic wristband being heldLisa Eadicicco/InsiderThe Fitbit Luxe is a great option for the fashionistas in your life who don't like the look of a traditional smartwatch. For Cyber Monday, it's on sale for $80 — the lowest price we've seen.$250 off Vitamix 5200 BlenderThe VitaMix 5200 Series Blender.AmazonThe Vitamix 5200 is an easy-to-use, easy-to-clean blender with the power and speed variation to handle any task. This is a pricey blender, so any discount is welcome, and $300 matches the price we saw during Black Friday.56% off Amazon Halo ViewIsabel Fernández and Crystal Cox/InsiderThe Amazon Halo View is a basic fitness tracker that offers a comprehensive suite of features designed to help improve your overall health and wellness. At just $35 during Cyber Monday, you won't find a better deal on a wearable as good as this.43% off Chamberlain myQ Smart Garage Door OpenerBest BuyThe Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener is a useful device that lets you open and close your garage door from anywhere with the companion mobile app on your phone. It was a reader favorite during Prime Day last year, and now for Cyber Monday, it's offered at its lowest price in a year.$120 off Sony WH-1000XM4 noise-canceling headphonesSonySony's WH-1000XM4 is our go-to pair of headphones for balance, sound quality, noise-canceling performance, and price. They're on sale for $228 for Cyber Monday, which is the lowest price we've ever seen them discounted to.$70 off Meta Quest 2 Bundle (256GB)MetaThe Meta Quest 2 VR headset (256GB) is now on sale with two free games. This special holiday bundle includes Beat Saber and Resident Evil 4 for $430. You can usually get the 256GB headset for $500 with Beat Saber, so this package saves you $70 and adds another free game.$50 off Theragun MiniTherabodyTherabody's fourth generation of massage guns introduced the Theragun Mini, a portable device that packs a percussive punch in a much smaller package. It's our favorite entry-level massage gun and it's on sale for $150 for Cyber Monday which is around the lowest price we've ever seen.$60 off Ring Floodlight Cam Wired PlusThe Home DepotRing's Floodlight Cam Wired Plus combines the standard Spotlight Cam with a set of motion-activated floodlights for better lighting. The camera itself streams and records at 1080p resolution and is also motion-activated, and it includes a siren and two-way talk. This Cyber Monday deal matches the lowest price we've ever seen.$50 off Roku StreambarBest BuyThe Roku Streambar is a compact soundbar that also acts as a streaming device, giving you an all-in-one option for crisp Dolby Audio and crystal clear 4K, HD, and HDR graphics. It's discounted by $50 to $80 overall, making this a great time to buy.Best Cyber Monday streaming dealsPavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesThere are tons of great streaming deals during Cyber Monday. See our review of the best streaming services to see which one the best for you.Discovery Plus: The service's Ad-Lite plan is already very affordable year round, but right now you can join the service for only $1 a month for your first three months. It's an excellent deal we only see during major deal events, like Cyber Monday.Disney+ and Hulu: During Cyber Monday, you get Hulu (with ads) and Disney+ (no ads) for just $5 per month for a full year. This deal saves you $11 per month off the regular price of the two services when purchased separately.HBO Max: HBO Max rarely sees discounts for subscribers, but now through November 28, new and returning subscribers can get their first three months of the ad-supported plan for only $6.Hulu: New and returning members can get their first year for only $2 a month when they sign up before November 28. Paramount Plus: Now through November 27, new and returning subscribers can get 50% off an annual plan of Paramount Plus, bringing the Essential plan down to only $25 for a full year of content. Peacock Premium: Now through November 28, new subscribers can lock in a year of Peacock Premium for $1/month. That's about 80% off the regular $5 monthly price.Stellar deals on tech brands from across the webApple; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderTech is synonymous with Cyber Monday, and we're seeing big discounts on TVs, computers, cameras, phones, accessories, gaming gear, and more. In addition to deals from major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart, most tech companies are offering savings at their online stores. Here are our favorite companies whose products we've tested and trust.Adobe: Creative Cloud All Apps is 27% off for all users for the first year, 71% off for students and teachers for the first year; 40% off Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements.Anker: 20% to 25% off power banks and charging stations.Apple: Gift cards of varying amounts on qualifying purchases.Belkin: 25% off sitewide with code BF22.Bellroy: Up to 33% off phone cases, bags, wallets, and accessories.Case-Mate: Up to 60% off sitewide with code BFCM22, include LuMee, Pelican, and Fuel.CD Keys: Up to 96% off games for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation.Courant: 20% off sitewide on chargers and accessories.Dell: Up to 60% on laptops, desktops, and monitors.DJI: Up to 30% off select drones and cameras. Epson: Up to 46% off select printers, projectors, and business machines.Goal Zero: Up to 20% off select power stations, portable batteries, solar panels, lights, and more.Google: $50-$150 off Google Pixel Watch and Pixel 7 smartphones.GoPro: 15% off sitewide on cameras, accessories, and more.Griffin: 50% off sitewide on cables, chargers, batteries, and more.HP: Up to 71% on laptops, desktops, monitors, printers, and more.Incase: Up to 50% off sitewide on bags, laptop sleeves, cases, and more.Incipio: Up to 50% off sitewide on phone cases and accessories.Insta360: Save up to $75 on cameras.LastPass: 25% off until 11/29.Logitech: $30 off orders over $150 and $50 off orders over $250 with code BF22USD.Microsoft: Up to $600 off Surface Pro tablet laptops.Moment: Up to 60% off select phone cases, lenses, cameras, and other photography accessories.Motorola: Save up to $1,000 on select phones.Nikon: Save up to $1,000 on DSLR and mirrorless cameras, lenses, and binoculars.Nintendo: Save up to $20 or 33% on select games.Otterbox: Free shipping on orders over $50.Peak Design: Up to 30% off camera bags and accessories.Philo: New subscribers save 80% off their first month until 11/30 with code THANKS.Samsung: Up to $350 off Samsung Galaxy Z foldable smartphones.Satechi: 25% off sitewide with code BFCM25 or 30% off $150 or more with code BFCM30.Sony: Save up to $1,500 on TVs, cameras, headphones, and other consumer electronics.Speck: 40% off sitewide until 11/27; 50% off sitewide 11/27-11/28.Steam: 20%-90% off select games until 11/29.ZAGG: 40% off sitewide on ZAGG, Mophie, InvisibleShield, and Gear4 computing and mobile hardware and accessories.Shop big sales from nearly every major mattress brandLeesa/InstagramMattresses are an expensive yet important purchase. Fortunately, during Cyber Monday, you can save hundreds of dollars on top brands, including Casper, Purple, Nectar, and more. Don't know which mattress to buy? Our mattress expert has tested more than 60 mattresses and lists the best in our mattress guide. Also, check out our best Cyber Monday mattress deals hub.Amerisleep: Get $450 off any mattress and free accessories using the promo code AS450.Avocado: Get 10% off sitewide using the promo code SAVE10.Awara: Get $300 off any mattress and a free cotton sheet set, two latex pillows, and a mattress protector.Bear: Get 35% off sitewide and free accessories.Beautyrest: Save up to $800 on select mattresses.Big Fig Mattress: Get $400 off mattresses using the promo code FRIYAY.Birch: Get $400 off mattresses and two free pillows using the promo code FALLSALE400. Brooklyn Bedding: Get 30% off sitewide using promo code BFRIDAY30.Casper: Save up to $800 on mattresses using the promo code BFCM22-B.Cocoon by Sealy: Get 35% off the Chill mattresses and get a free set of sheets and pillows. DreamCloud: Get 25% off mattresses and $599 worth of accessories, including sheets, pillows, and a mattress protector. Emma: Get up to 50% off sitewide.Ghost Bed: Up to 50% off all mattresses and adjustable base bundles and get two free pillows.Helix: Save $150 when you spend $600 using promo code BFWKND150, save $250 when you spend $1,249 using promo code BFWKND250, save $300 when you spend $1,700 using promo code BFWKND300, save $350 when you spend $2,550 using promo code BFWKND350, save $400 when you spend $2,700 using promo code BFWKND400, and save $450 when you spend $2,950 using promo code BFWKND450. Plus, all purchases include two free pillows. Leesa: Save up to $700 on mattresses with two pillows included.Mattress Firm: Get up to 50% off mattresses during the Cyber Monday sale.Nectar: Get 33% off sitewide.Nest Bedding: Up to 50% off select mattresses.Nolah: Save up to $700 on mattresses and get two free pillows during the Cyber Monday sale.   Purple: Get $700 off the Purple Plus Mattress plus adjustable base.Saatva: Get up to $450 off select mattresses during the sale.Serta: Save up to $800 on select mattresses and mattress sets.Siena: Save $200 off any mattress.Sleep Number: Up to 40% off select beds.Tempur-Pedic: Get 30% off the Tempur-Pedic Cloud mattress when you use the Insider exclusive promo code BI30.Tuft & Needle: Save up to $750 on mattresses.Wayfair: Save on big-name mattress brands like Beautyrest and Sealy. Check out our Wayfair deals roundup.Zinus: Save up to 40% off select mattresses. Editor's note: Zinus is facing a class-action lawsuit claiming that fiberglass in the company's mattresses has led to serious health issues. Check out our full article on the lawsuit for more details.Zoma: Save $150 on all mattresses using promo code WIN150.Shop big deals on luggage from across the internetRachel Askinasi/InsiderTravel is back and it's a great time to stock up on those travel essentials you may have neglected in the past few years of pandemic. Below you'll find deals on our favorite luggage brands. Away: Up to 40% off suitcases and travel accessories. Check out our full round up of Away luggage deals.Baboon to the Moon: Up to 75% off bags and accessories.Bric's: Up to 50% off Bellagio, MyLife, Siena, and X-Bag lines.Delsey: Save 30% to 60%, plus free shipping.July: Save $30 when you spend $300, $100 when you spend $600, and $200 when you spend $1,000. Monos: Up to 40% off sitewide with code EARLYBF2022. Check out our full round up of Monos luggage deals.Nomatic: Up to 30% off luggage and 50% off travel accessories.Paravel: Up to 30% off, including Oprah's favorite foldable backpack.ROAM: Free Market Tote or Travel Pouch Set with the purchase of any piece of luggage, backpack, or duffel.Samsonite: 30% off sitewide and free shipping.Solgaard: Take 15% to 50% off sitewide. Travelpro: More than 70% off select suitcases and bags, plus save $30 when you spend $200 and $60 when you spend $300.Tumi: 40% off select suitcases, backpacks, and bags.Take 20% off Apple AirPods Pro (2nd generation)AppleThe AirPods Pro (2nd generation) is the latest addition to their AirPods Pro series, a line of mid-range earbuds that feature spatial audio and noise canceling. And for just $200, this is the lowest price we've ever seen.8% off the 2022 12.9-Inch 6th-Generation iPad ProAppleWhile not a huge discount, this 8% deal is rare for such a newly announced Apple device. If you're looking to get the latest 12.9-inch iPad, this deal helps you save $100. If you're not sure you want the latest model, we can help you find the right iPad for your needs.30% off the Oxo Good Grips 7-Piece Pop Container SetAmazonAirtight containers are a must-have for any kitchen. You can store all your baking necessities, including flour, sugar, brown sugar, and more. We can't recommend the Oxo Pop containers enough because they keep cupboards and pantries organized and food fresher. Right now, you can save 30% on this set, which comes with two medium square containers, two tall medium containers, and three small ones.$21 off the Allbirds Women's Wool Runner in Hazy CargoAllbirdsThe Wool Runners are some of Allbirds' most popular shoes, and they hold up really well after years of wear. Coming in a green "Hazy Cargo" colorway, this pair of Allbirds pairs well with all your fall neutrals, and they're more than $20 off. Other hues have a similar discount, while the teal and burgundy colorways are down to $64.24% off the Petkit Eversweet Pet Water FountainAmazonThis two-liter water fountain is designed for cats and small dogs. It uses a circulation system to provide oxygenated, fresher, and better tasting water for your furry friend. Right now it's down to only $34, a rare price drop from its typical retail price of $46. We saw a slightly better deal on Black Friday, so it might drop again on Cyber Monday. For more pet deals, we've rounded up Chewy's best Cyber Monday discounts.$1,500 off the LG C1 OLED 83-Inch 4K TVBest BuyLG's C1 beautifully balances performance and design, and the 65-inch model is the top pick in our guide to the best 4K TVs. The OLED panel delivers incredible image quality with an infinite contrast ratio. If you're looking for a giant TV for your entertainment system, the 83-inch is the largest available size and is at an excellent all-time low of $3,000.Save $30 on the Fitbit Versa 3FitbitWith automatic activity tracking and a large screen, the Versa 3 has nearly all the perks of the Fitbit line at a not-totally-absurd price point plus a stylish design. It's now available on clearance, so you can get it with a sweet $30 discount.Save 14% on the Apple Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro 12.9-inchAppleApple's Magic Keyboard is designed to seamlessly attach to the iPad Pro with a comfortable and responsive typing experience, trackpad, and a USB-C port. It's a great way to boost your productivity from your tablet, especially at this excellent price of$300.50% off the Amazon Fire HD 10 TabletAmazonWith 32GB of internal storage, a 1080p HD display, and loads of features like Alexa integration, the Fire HD 10 is one of the most versatile, yet affordable tablets you can buy. Currently on sale for 50% off, it's an even better deal at $75.25% off Bombas SocksBombasBombas makes some of the best socks we've ever tested — even at full price. Right now, you'll save 10% on packs plus an extra 25% on your order, bringing this 8-Pack down to $75.60. Read our full review and shop the entire site.$230 off the Vitamix Professional Series 750 BlenderWilliams SonomaThe Vitamix Professional Series 750 has everything you need in a blender, and its proven longevity makes it worth the price. This Cyber Monday deal is the lowest price we've seen by $60. Check out more Vitamix blender sales going on now.40% off the Everlane Everyone Denim JacketEverlaneFeaturing unisex styling, the Everyone Denim Jacket is easy to wear and style for everyone. Right now, it's $59 — bringing the price down nearly $30.$110 off Fitbit SenseFitbitThe Sense smartwatch has a ton of added features, focusing on heart health and stress management, giving you a more holistic look at your well-being. It's on sale for $140 during Cyber Monday, which is an excellent deal considering how feature-rich this smartwatch is.$80 off Bowflex SelectTech 552 dumbbellsNautilusThe Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells allow you to adjust the weight of each dumbbell anywhere from 5 to 52.5 pounds. They're on sale for $350 for Cyber Monday, which is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen them at, making them a great deal for anyone looking to add to their home gym.19% off Nike Air VaporMax 2021 FKNikeFeaturing a full Air midsole and a Flyknit woven upper, the Vapormax 2021 uses several of Nike's most advanced technologies. Right now, they're 19% off.$50 off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromTaking on the look of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, this is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.$20 off Elden RingElden Ring / FromSoftwareThis 2022 Game of the Year nominee from the creators of Dark Souls is a challenging adventure, even for experienced gamers. This is one of the best prices we've seen since it released in February.Save up to 40% on Monos luggageMonosShop all Monos luggage dealsBest known for its carry-on with a front pocket fit for a laptop, Monos is home to some of the best luggage and travel accessories we've tested. The travel brand has made a name for itself with its suitcases' convenient organization, as demonstrated by its Pro Plus Carry-on with extra storage space.Travelers can save up to a rare 40% on carry-ons, full-sized luggage, and travel accessories with the code EARLYBF2022. Shoppers can also expect to see discounts of up to 50% off on November 25-27 with the code BLACKFRIDAY2022, and up to 30% off on November 28-December 4 with the code CYBERWEEK2022. $150 off Apple 24-inch iMac M1 2021Apple$150 off Apple's 24-inch iMac running on the powerful M1 processor only makes a dent, but it's still the best price we've seen for this model. If you've been looking for a powerful all-in-on computer that will last a long time, the 24-inch iMac with a deal is a great option.$150 off KitchenAid 5-qt. Artisan Series Fresh Prep Attachment BundleKohl'sOne of the best deals we've seen on KitchenAid stand mixers is this bundle, which combines a 5 quart Artisan mixer with food processing attachments. This matches the sale price we've seen at other retailers, but also includes the Fresh Prep attachment, which usually retails for $60. The deal is available in three colors.30% off Casper Essential PillowAmazonWe're fans of Casper's pillows; we ranked the Original as the best pillow for side sleepers in our buying guide to the best pillows you can buy. The Essential pillow is soft and breathable on the outside and supportive on the inside. At $30, it matches the lowest price we've come across this year.$25 off Sonic FrontiersSegaPlaystation 5Xbox Series X Nintendo SwitchThe latest Sonic the Hedgehog game was released earlier this month and it's already 50% off for Cyber Monday. The game's "open zone" format is new for the franchise but it's gotten generally favorable reviews since its launch.$20 off Everlane Alpaca CrewEverlaneWith over 2500 reviews and four and a half stars, the alpaca crew is an Everlane staple. It comes in 12 colors and is 20% off on Cyber Monday.20% off Seresto Flea and Tick Collar for Large DogsChewyThe Seresto Flea and Tick Collar offer eight months of protection against fleas and ticks in all life stages. It's the only flea collar on the market that we recommend for dogs. For Cyber Monday 2022, Chewy is offering a rare deal we only see a few times a year.30% off PlayStation DualSense Wireless ControllerThere are a number of steps you can take at home with your PS5 console to resolve the connectivity error.YELIM LEE/AFP via Getty ImagesThe PS5 controller is one of the best in the industry thanks to its haptic feedback, built-in microphone, and adaptive triggers. The Cyber Monday discount extends to other colors of the controller, like black, purple, & red.30% off Yeti Rambler 10 oz Wine TumblerAmazonNow 30% off, the Yeti Rambler holds up to 10 ounces of your favorite wine whether you're on a camping trip or on the back patio. The stainless steel interior paired with the double-wall vacuum insulation is what keeps your drink exactly at the temperature you like.40% off Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air FryerJen Gushue/InsiderThe Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air Fryer lets you cook two separate dishes at once, and you can time them to finish simultaneously to take the guesswork out of your dinner routine. During Cyber Monday, it's at an all-time low price.$30 off The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildNintendoThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the definitive adventure game on the Nintendo Switch, sending players on a sprawling journey across a fantasy world with hundreds of secrets to discover. Right now Walmart is selling it for only $30, a rare discount that puts it at the lowest price we've ever seen.25% off Hydro Flask ToteHydro FlaskThe Hydro Flask Tote makes for the perfect travel bag, especially when storing food because its lightweight, insulated, and fully lined. For Cyber Monday, the tote is 25% off.35% off our favorite do-everything Instant PotJen Gushue/InsiderThe Instant Pot Duo Crisp is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, air fryer, and sous vide machine all in one, making it one of the most useful and economical small appliances we tested. While it's not the lowest we've seen it, it's the best price in months.See our guide to the best Instant Pots and electric pressure cookers.$50 off Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric ToothbrushAmazonStart and end every day with the Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric Toothbrush, now 40% off for Cyber Monday. Complete with five Smart Modes and technology that stores your brushing patterns, this brush comes with one more plus a travel case.$270 off Samsung 75-inch Class TU690T Series LED 4K UHD Smart Tizen TVBest BuyIf you're in need of a large screen for your living room, this Samsung TV is one of the best budget options you can find. While it may not have Samsung's latest display technology, this smart TV is fully featured with support for Alexa and Google Assistant, as well as Apple's AirPlay.17% off Bose QuietComfort II EarbudsAmazonThe Bose QuietComfort II Earbuds are the second rendition of the wireless earbuds, and they're easily one of the best noise-canceling earbuds on the market. At $50 off, they're currently at the lowest price we've seen. $20 off Apple AirTag 4-PackAppleApple's wireless trackers are compatible with the FindMy app on iPhone and iOS devices, and this matches the lowest price we've seen since their release. Just remember, you'll need a keychain holster or something else to keep them attached to your belongings.50% off Headspace subscriptionHeadspaceIf you're looking to exercise some mindfulness, a subscription to Headspace is a perfect place to start, especially at 50% off. The app offers easy-to-navigate guided meditations — from one-off sessions to help with burnout, to full-blown courses on stress and anger — from a variety of teachers, each with different perspectives.$50 off the Xbox Series STargetThe Xbox Series S is one of Microsoft's two current generation consoles, along with the Xbox Series X. Both consoles play the exact same games, but there are differences, most notably that the Series S does not include a disc drive so you can only play digitally downloaded titles. It's currently $50 off, an excellent deal for this powerful and popular console.  51% off Rosyclo Cloud SlippersAmazonWhile not the exact same pair, these cloud slippers are nearly identical in design to the ones our executive editor Sally Kaplan owns and loves. Your discount will depend on the size and color you select, but we're seeing an average savings of 51% on these trendy cloud slippers.20% off Apple MacBook Air M1 (2020)Amazon$200 off the M1 MacBook Air is a superb deal, especially when you consider the M2 MacBook Air starts at $1,200, and isn't usually discounted below $1,000.43% off Lego Classic Bricks and AnimalsWalmartA great gift for the creative builder in your life, this set includes 1,500 pieces for endless construction. At an all-time low price for Cyber Monday, this is an excellent price for a full set, especially when deals on classic Lego kits are so rare.$96 off Wüsthof Classic Hollow Edge 2-Piece Chef's Knife SetAmazonWüsthof is one of the top names in knife making. This set features a 6-inch chef's knife and a 3.5-inch paring knife, which should cover you for most tasks. During Cyber Monday, it's at an all-time low price.$200 off iRobot Roomba i3+, our favorite robot vacuumiRobotThe iRobot Roomba i3+ does more than your average robot vacuum. It develops personalized cleaning schedules and empties itself. It also does an outstanding job of cleaning. That's why we made it the top pick in our robot vacuum guide. Usually, it costs more than your average robot vacuum, but during Cyber Monday, it's at the lowest price we've ever seen.$10 off Best Friends by Sheri The Original Calming Donut Dog BedChewyThe Best Friends by Sheri the Original Calming Donut Dog Bed has a rounded shape that cradles a dog and helps them calm down naturally. It's our top pick for the best calming dog bed and rarely goes on sale. Right now, you can get it for its lowest price ever on select colors.Read our guide to the best dog beds.33% off Razor A Kick ScooterTargetIt doesn't have all of the whistles and bells of an electric scooter, but a Razor A Kick Scooter will still be fun to ride. It's built durably and can collapse to be carried around. During Cyber Monday, it's 33% off, which is the best deal we've seen since 2020.18% off Kasa Smart Plug Ultra MiniAmazonThese smart plugs are low-profile enough to fit behind most furniture and are easy to use for basic smart home functions. During Cyber Monday, they're at the best price we've seen in months.27% off Cetaphil Daily Hydrating LotionTargetDrugstore skincare brand Cetaphil has a cult following among budget-savvy shoppers. The brand's products are formulated for sensitive skin and are fragrance-free. For Cyber Monday, the Daily Hydrating Moisturizer is down $4 from its typical price since this summer. Save up to 38% on Cetaphil's other cleaners and moisturizers too. Read our guide to the best skincare brands for more information on Cetaphil.37% off Anova Culinary Nano Sous Vide Precision CookerAmazonThe Anova Precision Cooker Nano offers accuracy and ease of use at a price unmatched by other sous vide machines. This model rarely goes to a lower price, so it's a good time to buy.See our guide to the best sous vide machines. 50% off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromWith the style and fit of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, now is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.25% off Bissell Little Green Proheat Portable Carpet CleanerWayfairBissell makes some of our favorite carpet cleaners, and the Little Green ProHeat is a fantastic cleaner for removing stains and messes. During Cyber Monday, save 25% off.Check out our guide to the best carpet cleaners.$200 off JBL Boombox 2AmazonWhen you need music for your gathering, the JBL Boombox 2 brings powerful sound and bass to keep the party going. It's one of the best Bluetooth speakers that you can get, and right now it's on sale with an excellent and rare $200 discount.40% off SodaStream Terra Sparkling Water MakerAmazonIf you're a seltzer fan, then you should consider investing in a sparkling water maker. The Terra is SodaStream's newest model that is also cordless. It comes with one CO2 cylinder and a bottle of lime Bubly Drops. For Cyber Monday, it's an all-time low price.39% off Coway Airmega AP-1512H True HEPA PurifierCowayCoway makes some of the best air purifiers on the market. The AP-1512HH is a reliable compact unit with a 4-stage filtration system that reduces up to 99.6% of air pollution particles. This Cyber Monday deal is the lowest price since early 2021.$30 off Philips SmartSleep Connected Sleep and Wake-Up LightSuzy Hernandez/Business InsiderThe Philips SmartSleep Connected is our top pick for the best sunrise alarm clock. It will help you fall asleep gently and wake up on time by creating stunning sunset and sunrise simulations. Right now, it's 15% off, an all-time low price that we haven't seen since last year.See our guide to the best sunrise alarm clocks.60% off Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesBeatsWhile not the newest headphones in the Beats lineup, the Beats Solo3 are still a solid pair of over-ear cans. They don't offer noise-canceling capabilities, but they're still a versatile pair of headphones that deliver balanced sound and 40 hours of listening time. 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Down to only $142, this is the best price it's seen in months.See our guide to the best Chromebooks. Save $90 on the Dewalt Compact Drill/Impact Combo KitAmazonThis 20-Volt MAX Brushless Compact 2-Tool Combo Kit includes 1 cordless Drill/Driver, 1 cordless Impact Driver, two 20-Volt MAX Lithium Ion Batteries, 1 charger, and a carrying bag. During The Home Depot's Cyber Monday, it's 35% off.See our guide to the best cordless drills. 75% off LifeStraw Personal Water FilterAmazonLifeStraws are portable filters that can make even some of the murkiest standing water drinkable. For backpackers and hikers, a LifeStraw can be an invaluable tool in dire situations. Down to only $13, now is a great time to buy one.44% off Chewmeter Himalayan Yaky Cheese ChewsChewyMade with potato starch and cheese, among other ingredients, Chewmeter's dog treats are rawhide-free. 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This game rarely goes on sale, so this $10 discount from Amazon is a good deal.Save $50 on the internet's favorite frying panOur PlaceThis sleek, matte pan is an incredible gift for minimalists: It's designed to replace eight pieces of cookware, functioning as everything from a pot to a frying pan. Normally $145, you can get it for $95 for Cyber Monday.See our guide to the best nonstick frying pans. 28% off Otherland candlesOtherlandOtherland is a hot candle brand right now, known for its creative packaging and custom gift sets. For Cyber Monday, you can get 28% off a three-pack and 35% off six-packs and nine-packs.See our guide to the best places for buying candles. $100 off the new Pixel 7GoogleThis is the lowest price for Google's newest smartphone, the Pixel 7. 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It's our favorite entry-level massage gun and it's on sale for $160 during Cyber Monday, which is around the lowest price we've ever seen.Buy one, get one on Masterclass subscriptionsMasterClassMasterClass is one of our favorite online learning platforms and for $180, you can get a second membership free to gift when you buy the first one. It makes for a great last-minute present and a fun way to bond with someone as you watch classes remotely.$50 off DNA kits from AncestryAncestryDNAAncestry DNA makes our favorite DNA kit, and all its DNA kits are discounted for Cyber Monday. The cheapest one is the standard kit, coming in at $59 (normally $99).20% off our favorite bathrobe from BrooklinenBrooklinenMade from 100% Turkish cotton, this super-soft robe is the ultimate luxury gift. 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Like the Hero 9 Black and Hero 10 Black before it, there's a front screen for framing a shot — useful if you're vlogging or live-streaming.Les Shu/InsiderGoPro's best camera yet, the Hero 11 Black shoots incredible videos with smooth stabilization better than ever. For Cyber Monday, you can save $100 (20%) off the regular priceTake 50% off the Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright VacuumAmazonThe Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright Vacuum (AZ2002) is easy to use and has powerful suction that gets the job done on hardwood and carpeting. This Cyber Monday deal matches the lowest price we've seen.Save 24% on an HP OMEN laptopHPHP's OMEN laptops are high-performance computers that are great for creative tasks and gaming. This one is loaded with an Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics. 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Cyber Monday is continuing some of Black Friday's best deals. We're rounding up the best discounts from Amazon, Walmart, and more. Nintendo; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderWhen you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.Cyber Monday is nearly here and there are already a ton of fantastic deals available right now. Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart have some of the best discounts we've seen on products across every category, and more deals are expected as we head into the official start of Cyber Monday on November 28. We'll update this page throughout the weekend with the best early Cyber Monday discounts. Already, there are big savings on streaming services, Amazon products, Apple devices, 4K TVs, and more. Check back regularly as our expert team of reporters and editors will be rounding up all of the very best deals through Cyber Monday.Top early Cyber Monday deals available right nowPeacock Premium plan: $0.99/month (80% off)Hulu x Disney+ bundle: $4.98 per month (55% off)Samsung 65-inch OLED 4K TV: $1,797 (40% off)Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation): $200 (20% off)Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021): $25 (50% off)Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer: $25 (37% off)Hydro Flask 32 oz. Wide Mouth Bottle: $33 (26% off)Home Accents Festive Pine Christmas Tree: $50 (29% off)Kindle Paperwhite: $95 (32% off)Dyson v10 Absolute Cordless Vacuum: $400 ($200 off)40% off AllModern Williams Two-Drawer NightstandAllModernClass-up your bedroom with this mid-century nightstand, complete with two drawers and minimalist accents. This nightstand comes in walnut, acorn, white and gray finishes. It's on sale for $243, but you can get another 25% off with the code GET25.15% off All-new Kindle 2022Black Friday 2022 All-New KindleAmazonAmazon's newest Kindle is now on salw for $15 off. You can get it for just $85, which is a great deal if you're looking for a small, light-weight e-reader. The All-New Kindle is actually Amazon's lightest e-reader yet, weighing in at just over a third of a pound.25% off Jambys Long JambysJambysLong Jambys are sustainably made modal, which comes from tree fibers. The material is incredibly soft and comfortable. On sale for $55, this is a great deal on premium loungewear.30% off Nike Infinity ReactNikeDesigned to be lightweight and breathable, yet durable and responsive, the Infinity React 3 caters to the needs of most runners. Originally $160, they're currently on sale for $111.98.30% off Nomad Base One MaxNomadThe Nomad Base One Max is a compact but fast-charging wireless pad. It can support one smartphone and one smartwatch at the same time, and if you're charging a compatible iPhone, it has MagSafe features too. Nomad products are always expensive, but this model is more than $50 off today.20% off Goal Zero Lighhouse 600 Lantern & USB Power HubAmazonA reliable lantern is great in an emergency or an ordinary power outage. The Lighthouse 400 is one of our favorite lanterns, and the 600 provides even more lumens of adjustable light. You can charge the lantern in several ways, including via USB or a hand crank. Currently on sale for Cyber Monday, it's discounted 20%.33% off Corsair K70 RGB Cherry MX Mechanical KeyboardBest BuyMechanical keyboards give every keypress a satisfying sound and tactile response. Good mechanical keyboards can be expensive, but this weekend, this RGB-enabled model from CORSAIR — one of the best brands around — is $50 off.50% off Urban Decay Naked3 Eyeshadow PaletteSephoraFor creamy and pigmented neutrals, it's hard to beat Urban Decay's line of Naked eyeshadows. Urban Decay Naked eye shadow palettes can cost over $50, but for Cyber Monday, you can get the Naked3 palette for under $30. 15% off KitchenAid 3-Piece Pasta Roller & Cutter SetLily Alig/InsiderWith the KitchenAid 3-Piece Pasta Roller & Cutter Attachment Set, you turn your stand mixer into an all-inclusive homemade pasta maker. When you clip the coupon on the product page, you can save an extra $25, making it the lowest price we've seen in years. 40% off REI Co-Op Men's Trailbreak 30 Sleeping BagREITo find a premium sleeping bag that costs less than $100 is often a fool's errand but the REI Co-op Trailbreak 30 is the exception. With a temperature rating of 30 degrees, this bag is great for shoulder season camping and its 3-panel hood makes it easy to get nice and cozy when the temps get especially cold. This is just $60 during REI's Cyber Monday sale — you won't find a better deal.43% off Bissell SpinWave Robot VacuumJames Brains/InsiderThe Bissell SpinWave Robot Vacuum picked up all the pet hair on carpet in our tests and has a great assortment of mop attachments and accessories. The company is also committed to helping homeless pets and helps them find loving homes. During Cyber Monday, it's at an all-time low price.40% off Lego Classic 90 Years of Play Building Set (11021)WalmartThe Lego Classic 90 Years of Play Building Set (11021) comes with 15 mini builds, including a golden dragon and sphinx. During Cyber Monday, it's 40% off.45% off Hasbro Connect 4 GameWalmartThe gameplay is simple in this classic strategy game: take turns dropping discs into the grid, and the first person to get four discs in a row wins. During Cyber Monday, it's at an all-time low price.37% off Topo Designs Women's Dirt CoverallsREIAvailable in two colors, these coveralls feature a belnd of organically grown cotton and spandex for a broken-in feel and the right amount of stretch. It also has two spacious front pockets and a pair of back pockets for all your essentials.33% off Animal Crossing: New HorizonsAmazonAnimal Crossing: New Horizons is one of the best life simulation games around. Customize your island, collect fish and fossils to donate to the museum, or run around with friends — it's all up to you. And right now, you can pick up a copy of the game from Best Buy for only $40, which matches one of the lowest prices we've seen.30% off Outerknown Men's Blanket ShirtOuterknownOuterknown's famed Blanket Shirt comes in a wide range of flannel patterns, from neutral prints to bright colors, but the real sell is its sustainability: It's made from 100% organic cotton, with corozo buttons made from tagua palm nuts to replace plastic ones. Right now, you can snag it for 30% off.30% off MVMT Men's Legacy SlimMVMTMVMT makes some of our favorite affordable luxury watches, and all versions of this model are currently on sale for under $90. It features a minimalist analog design with different variations of watchbands, from brown leather to gold mesh.25% off Rhone Session 1/4 ZipRhoneRhone's Session 1/4 Zip is the perfect layer for pre or post-workout. It's a breahtable, lightweight pullover that also offers UPF50+ sun protection, and it's currently 25% off for Cyber Monday.20% off Ooni Koda 12 Gas Powered Pizza OvenOoniFor making restaurant-quality pizza at home, you can't go wrong with Ooni. The Kodak 12 can reach up to 950 degrees Fahrenheit and cook your pie in 60 seconds. Currently, you can score it for 20% off.35% off Mophie 3-in-1 15W Wireless Charging StandAmazonA stand built to charge your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods at the same time, this 3-in-1 charger from Mophie gives you "super-fast" charging with 15W charging speed. It's currently priced the lowest we've ever seen, and makes a great addition to any desk or workspace.28% off LG 75-inch LED 4K Smart TVBest BuyWith $230 off, this is a fantastic deal for such a large TV. This LG 75-inch comes with everything you need — 4K, ultra high-definition, access to 300+ free LG channels, as well as WebOS compatbility with all the top streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus, and more.24% off Apple iPhone 14 Leather Case with MagSafeAmazonApple's leather iPhone cases are designed to perfectly hug and protect your device without adding too much extra bulk. They're also MagSafe compatible, super stylish, and sleek, with a variety of different available colors — some of which are currently down to only $45 for the iPhone 14.33% off Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. BrainAmazonBig Brain Academy is Nintendo's premiere brain-training game series. This entry includes hundreds of math, logic, and visualization puzzles to test your knowledge, all for only $19.99 — the best price we've seen for it.30% off OXO Brew Gooseneck Electric KettleAmazonDurable, fast, and cord-free, the OXO Brew Gooseneck Electric Kettle is a full-featured option to keep on your countertop. It includes adjustable temperature control, a built-in timer, and a 30-minute keep warm cycle. Down to only $73, this is a rare drop on a premium kettle.45% off Hamilton Beach Smoothie Electric BlenderWalmartThe Hamilton Beach Smoothie Electric Blender performs low-lift blending jobs at a budget price. This Cyber Monday deal puts it at an all-time low price.60% off JLab Go Air Pop Bluetooth EarbudsJLabJLab Go Air Pop Bluetooth Earbuds give you the true wireless experience without breaking the bank. During Cyber Monday, they're 60% off, the lowest price we've seen.$100 off LG 42-inch C2 OLED 4K TVAmazonThe C2 is one of the best OLEDs you can buy and it comes in a small 42-inch size that's perfect for gamers who want to use it as a monitor and TV. This $900 sale price is the best deal we've seen so far.54% off Amazon Blink Mini (2-Pack)BlinkAffordable and user friendly, the Amazon Blink Mini home security camera is an indoor security for first timers. It has both 1080p camera footage quality and a black-and-white night mode. Save 54% with an all-time low price on the security system this Cyber Monday.30% off BioLite Firepit+BioLiteAn elegant marriage of technology and design, the BioLite FirePit+ not only excels at grilling but comes equipped with an onboard battery and an airflow design that keeps smoke at a minimum. It's so good at keeping fumes at bay that we named it the best smokeless fire pit in our guide. Right now, you can save 30%, which is one of the best prices we've seen for it.52% off Roku PremiereAmazonWalmart is offering an exclusive deal on the Roku Premiere streaming player, offering 52% off the usual price. While we generally prefer the Roku 4K Streaming Stick thanks to its portability and small form factor, the Roku Premiere is good for people who prefer a traditional set-top box near their TV.28% off Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker (2022)AmazonThe Tile Mate is designed to help you find easily misplaced items and attaches to keys, pet collars, and other important items. During Cyber Monday, it's at the lowest price we've seen this year.$40 off OXO Brew 8-Cup Coffee MakerAmazonSleek and minimal, Oxo's 8-cup-capacity coffee maker reliably delivers a great cup. Its double-wall, vacuum-insulated thermal carafe keeps the contents warm for hours, but it can also accommodate taller mugs if you're taking yours to go. Right now, you can save $40 with this Cyber Monday sale.$20 off Cosori 5-quart 9-in-1 Air FryerAmazonCosori makes reliable and affordable small kitchen appliances. This air fryer has a nonstick basket and, holding enough food for up to four people, it's perfect for small groups and spaces. You can get a 15% discount for Cyber Monday, plus an extra $5 off using the on-page coupon.40% off Lego Classic 90 Years of Play Building Set (11021)WalmartThe Lego Classic 90 Years of Play Building Set (11021) comes with 15 mini builds, including a golden dragon and sphinx. During Cyber Monday, it's 40% off.31% off Osprey Men's Skarab 18 Hydration PackAmazonOsprey's Skarab 18 hydration pack is perfect for trail runners and cyclists, featuring a 2.5-liter water reservoir and a comfortable design. It's on sale for $70 during REI's Cyber Monday sale.$10 off Tramontina Primaware 18 Piece Non-stick Cookware SetWalmartWhether you're replacing some old cookware or need to furnish your new kitchen, this 18-piece set has all of the essentials you need. It comes with three saucepans, two saute pans, a griddle, a Dutch oven, a foldup steamer, three spoons, and two turners for only $40.30% off Igloo 60 qt. EcoCool Roller CoolerIglooOwning a cooler with wheels is the definition of true outdoor luxury and this Igloo roller cooler is one of our favorites. It features a rugged design, an easy-to-use telescoping handle, and a pair of oversized wheels that can take on a variety of terrain. Pick one up for just $65 during REI's Cyber Monday sale.55% off Razer DeathAdder Gaming MouseAmazonDon't let the edgy name fool you — the Razer DeathAdder is a fantastic mouse for gamers, programmers, and even regular users. With rubber grips, eight programmable buttons, and an ultra-sensitive 20,000 DPI sensor, the DeathAdder is one of the best gaming mice around. And during Cyber Monday, the price has come down to about $31, which is a fantastic deal.20% off Baggu Standard BagguCara CaraBaggu is the gold standard in reusable bags. Not only are they cute as can be, but they can hold up to 50 pounds, are made of ripstop nylon, and come in over 40 fun colors and patterns. Right now, everything on the Baggu website is 20% off.$400 off LG 3.1.3 Channel Soundbar with Wireless SubwooferBest BuyIf you're setting up a home theater, the one thing you need above all else is a good subwoofer. And this LG soundbar comes with a sturdy wireless subwoofer so you can feel every explosion and bass note. Best Buy is selling it for $400 off right now, which is a fantastic deal for this model.$30 off Closca Helmet LoopCloscaFor bikers who commute to work (or just hate lugging around a bulky helmet), this one folds up to nearly half its size to be stashed away when not in use. Select colors are now available for under $50 on both the Closca website and retailers like Amazon.25% off The North Face Hydrenalite Down HoodieREIThe North Face Hydrenalite Down Hoodie is both stylish and functional, and is available in six different colors to match anyone's personal style. For REI's Cyber Monday sale, it's discounted to $150, which is $50 off its normal price.$35 off Lego Optimus PrimeAmazonLike its Transformers namesake, the Lego Optimus Prime can actually change from its robot form into a truck without needing to rebuild. This is a sought-after Lego set and it's at its lowest price ever on Amazon and Walmart.$22 off Super Mario OdysseyAmazonSuper Mario Odyssey has been called "the ultimate collect-a-thon," and one of the best games released for the Nintendo Switch. Right now it's down to $37, a rare and substantial discount for such a popular game.$63 off Furbo 360° Dog CameraFurboFurbo's newest dog camera rotates 360 degrees so you can keep an eye on your pet anywhere in the room. The 1080p camera has 4x zoom along with night vision. It's on sale for $147 during Cyber Monday which is an all-time low price.10% off Casper The Glow LightCasper/InstagramThe Casper Glow Light is a wireless, portable night light that uses intuitive gestures for a beautiful, streamlined experience. It's on sale for 10% off during the company's Cyber Monday event.25% off Dagne Dover Dakota Neoprene BackpackDagne DoverDagne Dover makes some of our favorite backpacks, beloved for their comfortable and sleek design. Right now, you can get 25% off with the code BFRIYAY25 for Cyber Monday.$44 off Everlane ReLeather Court SneakerEverlaneThe ReLeather Court Sneaker is a comfortable everyday sneaker made out of recycled leather. For the Cyber Monday sales event, they're priced down to $66, which is one of the best deals we've ever seen on these shoes.$100 off Vizio 70-inch MQ6 QLED 4K TVBest BuyVizio's latest MQ6 4K TV model uses quantum dots to deliver a wide range of colors. It doesn't support local dimming like some of the brand's more expensive models but $650 for a 70-inch QLED TV is a great price.20% off Atlas Coffee Club Sampler PackAmazonEach month, Atlas highlights single-origin, sustainably farmed coffee beans from a specific country. For Cyber Monday, you can pick up a 4-pack sampler box for 20% off its normal price.$60 off WD BLACK SN850X 1TB Internal Gaming SSDAmazonIf you're in the market for an upgraded internal SSD, this already affordable and high-performing configuration is now available at an all-time low price of $99.$50 off Fitbit LuxeThe Fitbit Luxe with a classic wristband being heldLisa Eadicicco/InsiderThe Fitbit Luxe is a great option for the fashionistas in your life who don't like the look of a traditional smartwatch. For Cyber Monday, it's on sale for $80 — the lowest price we've seen.$250 off Vitamix 5200 BlenderThe VitaMix 5200 Series Blender.AmazonThe Vitamix 5200 is an easy-to-use, easy-to-clean blender with the power and speed variation to handle any task. This is a pricey blender, so any discount is welcome, and $300 matches the price we saw during Black Friday.56% off Amazon Halo ViewIsabel Fernández and Crystal Cox/InsiderThe Amazon Halo View is a basic fitness tracker that offers a comprehensive suite of features designed to help improve your overall health and wellness. At just $35 during Cyber Monday, you won't find a better deal on a wearable as good as this.43% off Chamberlain myQ Smart Garage Door OpenerBest BuyThe Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener is a useful device that lets you open and close your garage door from anywhere with the companion mobile app on your phone. It was a reader favorite during Prime Day last year, and now for Cyber Monday, it's offered at its lowest price in a year.$120 off Sony WH-1000XM4 noise-canceling headphonesSonySony's WH-1000XM4 is our go-to pair of headphones for balance, sound quality, noise-canceling performance, and price. They're on sale for $228 for Cyber Monday, which is the lowest price we've ever seen them discounted to.$70 off Meta Quest 2 Bundle (256GB)MetaThe Meta Quest 2 VR headset (256GB) is now on sale with two free games. This special holiday bundle includes Beat Saber and Resident Evil 4 for $430. You can usually get the 256GB headset for $500 with Beat Saber, so this package saves you $70 and adds another free game.$50 off Theragun MiniTherabodyTherabody's fourth generation of massage guns introduced the Theragun Mini, a portable device that packs a percussive punch in a much smaller package. It's our favorite entry-level massage gun and it's on sale for $150 for Cyber Monday which is around the lowest price we've ever seen.$60 off Ring Floodlight Cam Wired PlusThe Home DepotRing's Floodlight Cam Wired Plus combines the standard Spotlight Cam with a set of motion-activated floodlights for better lighting. The camera itself streams and records at 1080p resolution and is also motion-activated, and it includes a siren and two-way talk. This Cyber Monday deal matches the lowest price we've ever seen.$50 off Roku StreambarBest BuyThe Roku Streambar is a compact soundbar that also acts as a streaming device, giving you an all-in-one option for crisp Dolby Audio and crystal clear 4K, HD, and HDR graphics. It's discounted by $50 to $80 overall, making this a great time to buy.Best Cyber Monday streaming dealsPavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesThere are tons of great streaming deals during Cyber Monday. See our review of the best streaming services to see which one the best for you.Discovery Plus: The service's Ad-Lite plan is already very affordable year round, but right now you can join the service for only $1 a month for your first three months. It's an excellent deal we only see during major deal events, like Cyber Monday.Disney+ and Hulu: During Cyber Monday, you get Hulu (with ads) and Disney+ (no ads) for just $5 per month for a full year. This deal saves you $11 per month off the regular price of the two services when purchased separately.HBO Max: HBO Max rarely sees discounts for subscribers, but now through November 28, new and returning subscribers can get their first three months of the ad-supported plan for only $6.Hulu: New and returning members can get their first year for only $2 a month when they sign up before November 28. Paramount Plus: Now through November 27, new and returning subscribers can get 50% off an annual plan of Paramount Plus, bringing the Essential plan down to only $25 for a full year of content. Peacock Premium: Now through November 28, new subscribers can lock in a year of Peacock Premium for $1/month. That's about 80% off the regular $5 monthly price.Stellar deals on tech brands from across the webApple; Amazon; Alyssa Powell/InsiderTech is synonymous with Cyber Monday, and we're seeing big discounts on TVs, computers, cameras, phones, accessories, gaming gear, and more. In addition to deals from major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart, most tech companies are offering savings at their online stores. Here are our favorite companies whose products we've tested and trust.Adobe: Creative Cloud All Apps is 27% off for all users for the first year, 71% off for students and teachers for the first year; 40% off Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements.Anker: 20% to 25% off power banks and charging stations.Apple: Gift cards of varying amounts on qualifying purchases.Belkin: 25% off sitewide with code BF22.Bellroy: Up to 33% off phone cases, bags, wallets, and accessories.Case-Mate: Up to 60% off sitewide with code BFCM22, include LuMee, Pelican, and Fuel.CD Keys: Up to 96% off games for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation.Courant: 20% off sitewide on chargers and accessories.Dell: Up to 60% on laptops, desktops, and monitors.DJI: Up to 30% off select drones and cameras. Epson: Up to 46% off select printers, projectors, and business machines.Goal Zero: Up to 20% off select power stations, portable batteries, solar panels, lights, and more.Google: $50-$150 off Google Pixel Watch and Pixel 7 smartphones.GoPro: 15% off sitewide on cameras, accessories, and more.Griffin: 50% off sitewide on cables, chargers, batteries, and more.HP: Up to 71% on laptops, desktops, monitors, printers, and more.Incase: Up to 50% off sitewide on bags, laptop sleeves, cases, and more.Incipio: Up to 50% off sitewide on phone cases and accessories.Insta360: Save up to $75 on cameras.LastPass: 25% off until 11/29.Logitech: $30 off orders over $150 and $50 off orders over $250 with code BF22USD.Microsoft: Up to $600 off Surface Pro tablet laptops.Moment: Up to 60% off select phone cases, lenses, cameras, and other photography accessories.Motorola: Save up to $1,000 on select phones.Nikon: Save up to $1,000 on DSLR and mirrorless cameras, lenses, and binoculars.Nintendo: Save up to $20 or 33% on select games.Otterbox: Free shipping on orders over $50.Peak Design: Up to 30% off camera bags and accessories.Philo: New subscribers save 80% off their first month until 11/30 with code THANKS.Samsung: Up to $350 off Samsung Galaxy Z foldable smartphones.Satechi: 25% off sitewide with code BFCM25 or 30% off $150 or more with code BFCM30.Sony: Save up to $1,500 on TVs, cameras, headphones, and other consumer electronics.Speck: 40% off sitewide until 11/27; 50% off sitewide 11/27-11/28.Steam: 20%-90% off select games until 11/29.ZAGG: 40% off sitewide on ZAGG, Mophie, InvisibleShield, and Gear4 computing and mobile hardware and accessories.Shop big sales from nearly every major mattress brandLeesa/InstagramMattresses are an expensive yet important purchase. Fortunately, during Cyber Monday, you can save hundreds of dollars on top brands, including Casper, Purple, Nectar, and more. Don't know which mattress to buy? Our mattress expert has tested more than 60 mattresses and lists the best in our mattress guide. Also, check out our best Cyber Monday mattress deals hub.Amerisleep: Get $450 off any mattress and free accessories using the promo code AS450.Avocado: Get 10% off sitewide using the promo code SAVE10.Awara: Get $300 off any mattress and a free cotton sheet set, two latex pillows, and a mattress protector.Bear: Get 35% off sitewide and free accessories.Beautyrest: Save up to $800 on select mattresses.Big Fig Mattress: Get $400 off mattresses using the promo code FRIYAY.Birch: Get $400 off mattresses and two free pillows using the promo code FALLSALE400. Brooklyn Bedding: Get 30% off sitewide using promo code BFRIDAY30.Casper: Save up to $800 on mattresses using the promo code BFCM22-B.Cocoon by Sealy: Get 35% off the Chill mattresses and get a free set of sheets and pillows. DreamCloud: Get 25% off mattresses and $599 worth of accessories, including sheets, pillows, and a mattress protector. Emma: Get up to 50% off sitewide.Ghost Bed: Up to 50% off all mattresses and adjustable base bundles and get two free pillows.Helix: Save $150 when you spend $600 using promo code BFWKND150, save $250 when you spend $1,249 using promo code BFWKND250, save $300 when you spend $1,700 using promo code BFWKND300, save $350 when you spend $2,550 using promo code BFWKND350, save $400 when you spend $2,700 using promo code BFWKND400, and save $450 when you spend $2,950 using promo code BFWKND450. Plus, all purchases include two free pillows. Leesa: Save up to $700 on mattresses with two pillows included.Mattress Firm: Get up to 50% off mattresses during the Cyber Monday sale.Nectar: Get 33% off sitewide.Nest Bedding: Up to 50% off select mattresses.Nolah: Save up to $700 on mattresses and get two free pillows during the Cyber Monday sale.   Purple: Get $700 off the Purple Plus Mattress plus adjustable base.Saatva: Get up to $450 off select mattresses during the sale.Serta: Save up to $800 on select mattresses and mattress sets.Siena: Save $200 off any mattress.Sleep Number: Up to 40% off select beds.Tempur-Pedic: Get 30% off the Tempur-Pedic Cloud mattress when you use the Insider exclusive promo code BI30.Tuft & Needle: Save up to $750 on mattresses.Wayfair: Save on big-name mattress brands like Beautyrest and Sealy. Check out our Wayfair deals roundup.Zinus: Save up to 40% off select mattresses. Editor's note: Zinus is facing a class-action lawsuit claiming that fiberglass in the company's mattresses has led to serious health issues. Check out our full article on the lawsuit for more details.Zoma: Save $150 on all mattresses using promo code WIN150.Shop big deals on luggage from across the internetRachel Askinasi/InsiderTravel is back and it's a great time to stock up on those travel essentials you may have neglected in the past few years of pandemic. Below you'll find deals on our favorite luggage brands. Away: Up to 40% off suitcases and travel accessories. Check out our full round up of Away luggage deals.Baboon to the Moon: Up to 75% off bags and accessories.Bric's: Up to 50% off Bellagio, MyLife, Siena, and X-Bag lines.Delsey: Save 30% to 60%, plus free shipping.July: Save $30 when you spend $300, $100 when you spend $600, and $200 when you spend $1,000. Monos: Up to 40% off sitewide with code EARLYBF2022. Check out our full round up of Monos luggage deals.Nomatic: Up to 30% off luggage and 50% off travel accessories.Paravel: Up to 30% off, including Oprah's favorite foldable backpack.ROAM: Free Market Tote or Travel Pouch Set with the purchase of any piece of luggage, backpack, or duffel.Samsonite: 30% off sitewide and free shipping.Solgaard: Take 15% to 50% off sitewide. Travelpro: More than 70% off select suitcases and bags, plus save $30 when you spend $200 and $60 when you spend $300.Tumi: 40% off select suitcases, backpacks, and bags.Take 20% off Apple AirPods Pro (2nd generation)AppleThe AirPods Pro (2nd generation) is the latest addition to their AirPods Pro series, a line of mid-range earbuds that feature spatial audio and noise canceling. And for just $200, this is the lowest price we've ever seen.8% off the 2022 12.9-Inch 6th-Generation iPad ProAppleWhile not a huge discount, this 8% deal is rare for such a newly announced Apple device. If you're looking to get the latest 12.9-inch iPad, this deal helps you save $100. If you're not sure you want the latest model, we can help you find the right iPad for your needs.30% off the Oxo Good Grips 7-Piece Pop Container SetAmazonAirtight containers are a must-have for any kitchen. You can store all your baking necessities, including flour, sugar, brown sugar, and more. We can't recommend the Oxo Pop containers enough because they keep cupboards and pantries organized and food fresher. Right now, you can save 30% on this set, which comes with two medium square containers, two tall medium containers, and three small ones.$21 off the Allbirds Women's Wool Runner in Hazy CargoAllbirdsThe Wool Runners are some of Allbirds' most popular shoes, and they hold up really well after years of wear. Coming in a green "Hazy Cargo" colorway, this pair of Allbirds pairs well with all your fall neutrals, and they're more than $20 off. Other hues have a similar discount, while the teal and burgundy colorways are down to $64.24% off the Petkit Eversweet Pet Water FountainAmazonThis two-liter water fountain is designed for cats and small dogs. It uses a circulation system to provide oxygenated, fresher, and better tasting water for your furry friend. Right now it's down to only $34, a rare price drop from its typical retail price of $46. We saw a slightly better deal on Black Friday, so it might drop again on Cyber Monday. For more pet deals, we've rounded up Chewy's best Cyber Monday discounts.$1,500 off the LG C1 OLED 83-Inch 4K TVBest BuyLG's C1 beautifully balances performance and design, and the 65-inch model is the top pick in our guide to the best 4K TVs. The OLED panel delivers incredible image quality with an infinite contrast ratio. If you're looking for a giant TV for your entertainment system, the 83-inch is the largest available size and is at an excellent all-time low of $3,000.Save $30 on the Fitbit Versa 3FitbitWith automatic activity tracking and a large screen, the Versa 3 has nearly all the perks of the Fitbit line at a not-totally-absurd price point plus a stylish design. It's now available on clearance, so you can get it with a sweet $30 discount.Save 14% on the Apple Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro 12.9-inchAppleApple's Magic Keyboard is designed to seamlessly attach to the iPad Pro with a comfortable and responsive typing experience, trackpad, and a USB-C port. It's a great way to boost your productivity from your tablet, especially at this excellent price of$300.50% off the Amazon Fire HD 10 TabletAmazonWith 32GB of internal storage, a 1080p HD display, and loads of features like Alexa integration, the Fire HD 10 is one of the most versatile, yet affordable tablets you can buy. Currently on sale for 50% off, it's an even better deal at $75.25% off Bombas SocksBombasBombas makes some of the best socks we've ever tested — even at full price. Right now, you'll save 10% on packs plus an extra 25% on your order, bringing this 8-Pack down to $75.60. Read our full review and shop the entire site.$230 off the Vitamix Professional Series 750 BlenderWilliams SonomaThe Vitamix Professional Series 750 has everything you need in a blender, and its proven longevity makes it worth the price. This Cyber Monday deal is the lowest price we've seen by $60. Check out more Vitamix blender sales going on now.40% off the Everlane Everyone Denim JacketEverlaneFeaturing unisex styling, the Everyone Denim Jacket is easy to wear and style for everyone. Right now, it's $59 — bringing the price down nearly $30.$110 off Fitbit SenseFitbitThe Sense smartwatch has a ton of added features, focusing on heart health and stress management, giving you a more holistic look at your well-being. It's on sale for $140 during Cyber Monday, which is an excellent deal considering how feature-rich this smartwatch is.$80 off Bowflex SelectTech 552 dumbbellsNautilusThe Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells allow you to adjust the weight of each dumbbell anywhere from 5 to 52.5 pounds. They're on sale for $350 for Cyber Monday, which is one of the lowest prices we've ever seen them at, making them a great deal for anyone looking to add to their home gym.19% off Nike Air VaporMax 2021 FKNikeFeaturing a full Air midsole and a Flyknit woven upper, the Vapormax 2021 uses several of Nike's most advanced technologies. Right now, they're 19% off.$50 off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromTaking on the look of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, this is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.$20 off Elden RingElden Ring / FromSoftwareThis 2022 Game of the Year nominee from the creators of Dark Souls is a challenging adventure, even for experienced gamers. This is one of the best prices we've seen since it released in February.Save up to 40% on Monos luggageMonosShop all Monos luggage dealsBest known for its carry-on with a front pocket fit for a laptop, Monos is home to some of the best luggage and travel accessories we've tested. The travel brand has made a name for itself with its suitcases' convenient organization, as demonstrated by its Pro Plus Carry-on with extra storage space.Travelers can save up to a rare 40% on carry-ons, full-sized luggage, and travel accessories with the code EARLYBF2022. Shoppers can also expect to see discounts of up to 50% off on November 25-27 with the code BLACKFRIDAY2022, and up to 30% off on November 28-December 4 with the code CYBERWEEK2022. $150 off Apple 24-inch iMac M1 2021Apple$150 off Apple's 24-inch iMac running on the powerful M1 processor only makes a dent, but it's still the best price we've seen for this model. If you've been looking for a powerful all-in-on computer that will last a long time, the 24-inch iMac with a deal is a great option.$150 off KitchenAid 5-qt. Artisan Series Fresh Prep Attachment BundleKohl'sOne of the best deals we've seen on KitchenAid stand mixers is this bundle, which combines a 5 quart Artisan mixer with food processing attachments. This matches the sale price we've seen at other retailers, but also includes the Fresh Prep attachment, which usually retails for $60. The deal is available in three colors.30% off Casper Essential PillowAmazonWe're fans of Casper's pillows; we ranked the Original as the best pillow for side sleepers in our buying guide to the best pillows you can buy. The Essential pillow is soft and breathable on the outside and supportive on the inside. At $30, it matches the lowest price we've come across this year.$25 off Sonic FrontiersSegaPlaystation 5Xbox Series X Nintendo SwitchThe latest Sonic the Hedgehog game was released earlier this month and it's already 50% off for Cyber Monday. The game's "open zone" format is new for the franchise but it's gotten generally favorable reviews since its launch.$20 off Everlane Alpaca CrewEverlaneWith over 2500 reviews and four and a half stars, the alpaca crew is an Everlane staple. It comes in 12 colors and is 20% off on Cyber Monday.20% off Seresto Flea and Tick Collar for Large DogsChewyThe Seresto Flea and Tick Collar offer eight months of protection against fleas and ticks in all life stages. It's the only flea collar on the market that we recommend for dogs. For Cyber Monday 2022, Chewy is offering a rare deal we only see a few times a year.30% off PlayStation DualSense Wireless ControllerThere are a number of steps you can take at home with your PS5 console to resolve the connectivity error.YELIM LEE/AFP via Getty ImagesThe PS5 controller is one of the best in the industry thanks to its haptic feedback, built-in microphone, and adaptive triggers. The Cyber Monday discount extends to other colors of the controller, like black, purple, & red.30% off Yeti Rambler 10 oz Wine TumblerAmazonNow 30% off, the Yeti Rambler holds up to 10 ounces of your favorite wine whether you're on a camping trip or on the back patio. The stainless steel interior paired with the double-wall vacuum insulation is what keeps your drink exactly at the temperature you like.40% off Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air FryerJen Gushue/InsiderThe Ninja Foodi Two-Basket Air Fryer lets you cook two separate dishes at once, and you can time them to finish simultaneously to take the guesswork out of your dinner routine. During Cyber Monday, it's at an all-time low price.$30 off The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildNintendoThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the definitive adventure game on the Nintendo Switch, sending players on a sprawling journey across a fantasy world with hundreds of secrets to discover. Right now Walmart is selling it for only $30, a rare discount that puts it at the lowest price we've ever seen.25% off Hydro Flask ToteHydro FlaskThe Hydro Flask Tote makes for the perfect travel bag, especially when storing food because its lightweight, insulated, and fully lined. For Cyber Monday, the tote is 25% off.35% off our favorite do-everything Instant PotJen Gushue/InsiderThe Instant Pot Duo Crisp is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, air fryer, and sous vide machine all in one, making it one of the most useful and economical small appliances we tested. While it's not the lowest we've seen it, it's the best price in months.See our guide to the best Instant Pots and electric pressure cookers.$50 off Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric ToothbrushAmazonStart and end every day with the Oral-B iO Series 6 Electric Toothbrush, now 40% off for Cyber Monday. Complete with five Smart Modes and technology that stores your brushing patterns, this brush comes with one more plus a travel case.$270 off Samsung 75-inch Class TU690T Series LED 4K UHD Smart Tizen TVBest BuyIf you're in need of a large screen for your living room, this Samsung TV is one of the best budget options you can find. While it may not have Samsung's latest display technology, this smart TV is fully featured with support for Alexa and Google Assistant, as well as Apple's AirPlay.17% off Bose QuietComfort II EarbudsAmazonThe Bose QuietComfort II Earbuds are the second rendition of the wireless earbuds, and they're easily one of the best noise-canceling earbuds on the market. At $50 off, they're currently at the lowest price we've seen. $20 off Apple AirTag 4-PackAppleApple's wireless trackers are compatible with the FindMy app on iPhone and iOS devices, and this matches the lowest price we've seen since their release. Just remember, you'll need a keychain holster or something else to keep them attached to your belongings.50% off Headspace subscriptionHeadspaceIf you're looking to exercise some mindfulness, a subscription to Headspace is a perfect place to start, especially at 50% off. The app offers easy-to-navigate guided meditations — from one-off sessions to help with burnout, to full-blown courses on stress and anger — from a variety of teachers, each with different perspectives.$50 off the Xbox Series STargetThe Xbox Series S is one of Microsoft's two current generation consoles, along with the Xbox Series X. Both consoles play the exact same games, but there are differences, most notably that the Series S does not include a disc drive so you can only play digitally downloaded titles. It's currently $50 off, an excellent deal for this powerful and popular console.  51% off Rosyclo Cloud SlippersAmazonWhile not the exact same pair, these cloud slippers are nearly identical in design to the ones our executive editor Sally Kaplan owns and loves. Your discount will depend on the size and color you select, but we're seeing an average savings of 51% on these trendy cloud slippers.20% off Apple MacBook Air M1 (2020)Amazon$200 off the M1 MacBook Air is a superb deal, especially when you consider the M2 MacBook Air starts at $1,200, and isn't usually discounted below $1,000.43% off Lego Classic Bricks and AnimalsWalmartA great gift for the creative builder in your life, this set includes 1,500 pieces for endless construction. At an all-time low price for Cyber Monday, this is an excellent price for a full set, especially when deals on classic Lego kits are so rare.$96 off Wüsthof Classic Hollow Edge 2-Piece Chef's Knife SetAmazonWüsthof is one of the top names in knife making. This set features a 6-inch chef's knife and a 3.5-inch paring knife, which should cover you for most tasks. During Cyber Monday, it's at an all-time low price.$200 off iRobot Roomba i3+, our favorite robot vacuumiRobotThe iRobot Roomba i3+ does more than your average robot vacuum. It develops personalized cleaning schedules and empties itself. It also does an outstanding job of cleaning. That's why we made it the top pick in our robot vacuum guide. Usually, it costs more than your average robot vacuum, but during Cyber Monday, it's at the lowest price we've ever seen.$10 off Best Friends by Sheri The Original Calming Donut Dog BedChewyThe Best Friends by Sheri the Original Calming Donut Dog Bed has a rounded shape that cradles a dog and helps them calm down naturally. It's our top pick for the best calming dog bed and rarely goes on sale. Right now, you can get it for its lowest price ever on select colors.Read our guide to the best dog beds.33% off Razor A Kick ScooterTargetIt doesn't have all of the whistles and bells of an electric scooter, but a Razor A Kick Scooter will still be fun to ride. It's built durably and can collapse to be carried around. During Cyber Monday, it's 33% off, which is the best deal we've seen since 2020.18% off Kasa Smart Plug Ultra MiniAmazonThese smart plugs are low-profile enough to fit behind most furniture and are easy to use for basic smart home functions. During Cyber Monday, they're at the best price we've seen in months.27% off Cetaphil Daily Hydrating LotionTargetDrugstore skincare brand Cetaphil has a cult following among budget-savvy shoppers. The brand's products are formulated for sensitive skin and are fragrance-free. For Cyber Monday, the Daily Hydrating Moisturizer is down $4 from its typical price since this summer. Save up to 38% on Cetaphil's other cleaners and moisturizers too. Read our guide to the best skincare brands for more information on Cetaphil.37% off Anova Culinary Nano Sous Vide Precision CookerAmazonThe Anova Precision Cooker Nano offers accuracy and ease of use at a price unmatched by other sous vide machines. This model rarely goes to a lower price, so it's a good time to buy.See our guide to the best sous vide machines. 50% off Bonobos Stretch Washed Chino 2.0NordstromWith the style and fit of classic chinos, this pair features added stretch for comfort. At 50% off, now is a good time to add more colors to your wardrobe.25% off Bissell Little Green Proheat Portable Carpet CleanerWayfairBissell makes some of our favorite carpet cleaners, and the Little Green ProHeat is a fantastic cleaner for removing stains and messes. During Cyber Monday, save 25% off.Check out our guide to the best carpet cleaners.$200 off JBL Boombox 2AmazonWhen you need music for your gathering, the JBL Boombox 2 brings powerful sound and bass to keep the party going. It's one of the best Bluetooth speakers that you can get, and right now it's on sale with an excellent and rare $200 discount.40% off SodaStream Terra Sparkling Water MakerAmazonIf you're a seltzer fan, then you should consider investing in a sparkling water maker. The Terra is SodaStream's newest model that is also cordless. It comes with one CO2 cylinder and a bottle of lime Bubly Drops. For Cyber Monday, it's an all-time low price.39% off Coway Airmega AP-1512H True HEPA PurifierCowayCoway makes some of the best air purifiers on the market. The AP-1512HH is a reliable compact unit with a 4-stage filtration system that reduces up to 99.6% of air pollution particles. This Cyber Monday deal is the lowest price since early 2021.$30 off Philips SmartSleep Connected Sleep and Wake-Up LightSuzy Hernandez/Business InsiderThe Philips SmartSleep Connected is our top pick for the best sunrise alarm clock. It will help you fall asleep gently and wake up on time by creating stunning sunset and sunrise simulations. Right now, it's 15% off, an all-time low price that we haven't seen since last year.See our guide to the best sunrise alarm clocks.60% off Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesBeatsWhile not the newest headphones in the Beats lineup, the Beats Solo3 are still a solid pair of over-ear cans. They don't offer noise-canceling capabilities, but they're still a versatile pair of headphones that deliver balanced sound and 40 hours of listening time. At $80, they're at an all-time low for Cyber Monday with the best price we've seen.13% off TeeTurtle Reversible Narwhal PlushieAmazonMore than just a cuddly stuffed animal, TeeTurtle's reversible plushies let you express your mood. Don't feel like talking to anyone? Just turn the animal to the frowny face side. For Cyber Monday, the narwhal stuffie is a modest 13% off.40% off TikTok's favorite vegetable chopperAmazonOne of TikTok's favorite gadgets, this chopper can dice an entire onion with just a single push of your palm. For Cyber Monday, it's the lowest price we've seen in months at around 40% off. As a bonus, it comes with a spiralizing attachment for making zoodles.62% off National Tree Company Pre-Lit Artificial Full Christmas Tree, 6.5 FeetAmazonIf you're still in the market for a Christmas tree, this 6.5-foot pre-lit Dunhill Fir tree is steeply discounted at 62% off for Cyber Monday; the lowest price we've ever seen for this tree.30% off sauces from Fly By JingFly by JingFly By Jing makes one of our favorite chili crisps, and the By Jing box offers a range of Sichuan sauces, including the tangy Zhong sauce and potent Mala spice mix. At 30% for the first time ever, it's the perfect foodie holiday gift.20% off Olaplex Hair Perfector No 3 Repairing TreatmentAmazonThough pricey, Olaplex's Hair Perfector is a cult favorite in beauty circles. At 20% off, it makes a thoughtful gift for anyone heard complaining about their split ends in the winter, this immensely popular hair treatment repairs brittle, dry hair and adds much-needed moisture.30% off Amazon Smart ThermostatAmazonThe Amazon Smart Home Thermostat is a simple, inexpensive smart home thermostat to control your home's temperature. It doesn't have a microphone or camera, so Alexa voice commands rely on another voice-enabled Alexa device, like an Echo smart speaker. Certain energy providers will provide benefits for switching to an energy-saving thermostat like this one, so be sure to check with yours. Right now, the thermostat is down to an all-time low price.20% off Sengled Smart Light BulbSengledSengled's smart color-changing light bulb is significantly more affordable than bulbs from big names like Philips. For about $12, this single bulb is more affordable than ever.50% off Casper Essential PillowAmazonWe're fans of Casper's pillows; we ranked the Original as the best pillow for side sleepers in our buying guide to the best pillows you can buy. The Essential pillow is soft and breathable on the outside and supportive on the inside. At $30, it matches the lowest price we've come across this year.26% off Hydro Flask Wide Mouth BottleMarathon SportsHydro Flask makes some of our favorite water bottles — they're basically indestructible without being bulky or heavy, and keep hot and cold beverages at their original temperature for at least 12 hours. It's a solid, pragmatic gift for anyone who complains about forgetting to hydrate or is on the hunt for a reliable thermos.See our guide to the best water bottles. 37% off Revlon One-Step Hair DryerAmazonThis hair tool combines styling, drying, and volumizing your hair into one simple step. It's comparable to the expensive Dyson Airwrap, but for a fraction of the cost. Down to $25, this is one of the best deals we've seen for it all year.See our guide to the best hair dryers. 50% off Roku Streaming Stick 4K (2021)RokuCompared to the Roku Streaming Stick+, the new Streaming Stick 4K provides an improved viewing experience by adding support for Dolby Vision. This advanced high dynamic range (HDR) format can provide better picture quality on TVs that support it. Right now you can get it on sale for only $25, the best price we've seen for it yet.50% off It Takes TwoAmazonThe 2021 game of the year is an entirely cooperative game that lets a friend join-in online, even if they don't own the game. This price matches the lowest we've seen to date.40% off Samsung 65-Inch Class OLED TVAmazonSamsung's first 4K OLED is also one of the very first OLED TVs to feature quantum dots. This technology allows the display to produce a wider range of colors than typical OLEDs. $1,800 is a new low price for this brand-new high-end set.50% off Melissa & Doug PAW Patrol PAWtroller Activity CenterTargetIf there's a little one in your life who loves Paw Patrol, this activity center will provide hours of fun. You can grab it for 50% off during Target's Cyber Monday sale.$500 off Hydrow rowing machinesHydrowThe Hydrow Connected Rower is the Peloton of at-home rowing machines, bringing interactive rowing workouts right to your living room. It's on sale for $500 off its normal price during Best Buy's Cyber Monday sale which is one of the lowest prices we've seen it at.Check out our review of the Hydrow to learn more about what makes this a stellar piece of exercise equipment. 29% off the De'Longhi La Specialista Arte Espresso MachineAmazonDe'Longhi is one of the best brands for home espresso makers. The Specialista Arte is one of our recommended mid-range makers and has the unique feature of a built-in tamper. This is the best price we've seen in six months on this machine.Read more about the best espresso machines we've tested here.12% off the MacBook Pro 13-inch M2AppleThe 13-inch MacBook Pro is more capable than ever. Supercharged by the next-generation M2 chip, it's Apple's most portable pro laptop, with up to 20 hours of battery life and 12% off retail. It's a surprisingly good deal when you consider this new MacBook was just released in 2022.25% off the GE Profile Opal Nugget Ice MakerWalmartOne of the few nugget ice makers on the market, the GE Profile does one task perfectly: making chewable nugget ice. It's a bulky and pricy appliance, but the unique production is worth it if you're a nugget ice loyalist. For Cyber Monday, it's $130 off the usual price, so it's a great time to buy the ice maker of your dreams. You can read more about why we love this deal here.Save 20% on a Dyson Airwrap, plus get free accessoriesDysonWith new barrels to curl and wave in both directions, brushes to control and shape, and the multi-functional Coanda smoothing dryer to dry, smooth, and hide flyaways. Existing Dyson customers can save 20% off using the code e-mailed to them on November 21. Both new and returning customers can claim $125 in free gifts with their purchase.For more information, check out our Dyson Airwrap Cyber Monday deal guide. Save $400 on our favorite mattress and get $600 in free accessoriesDreamcloudOne of our favorite mattresses, the DreamCloud Premier Hybrid Mattress offers an impressive array of features, including excellent support, a firmness that will appeal to most sleepers, and a long trial period and warranty. During the Cyber Monday sale, you can save $400 and get $599 of accessories included.Save 30% on the Apple Watch Series 7Antonio Villas-Boas/InsiderThe Apple Watch Series 7 is extremely similar to the new Series 8. It's only missing Crash Detection, body temperature sensing, and a new Low Power Mode that gives the Series 8 up to 36 hours of battery life. With that in mind, you can easily justify the $120 in savings with this deal on the Series 7.See our guide to the best Apple Watch. Save 33% on the Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Cordless Stick VacuumWalmartDyson vacuums are the cream of the crop, and this Cyber Monday deal for the Cyclone V10 is the best we've seen in years. Equipped with a sensor to detect whether you're vacuuming a carpet or hard floor, it's the perfect vac for any room in the house. See our guide to the best vacuums. 57% off Madden 23AmazonJust released in August, Madden 23 is the newest iteration of the ever-popular EA Sports NFL video game franchise. Down to just $30, this deal is an absolute steal — and the perfect holiday gift for the football lover or sports gamer in your life. 50% off Columbia Tipton Peak Insulated JacketColumbiaColumbia jackets are ideal for layering in cold weather, as they are warm, but not too bulky. If you're looking to upgrade for this winter, 50% off this Tipton Peak Insulated Jacket is a fantastic deal for you. See our guide to the best winter coats. 50% off Kiehls Ultimate Shave CollectionNordstromWith $72 worth of product, this gift set of men's shaving products from cult favorite brand Kiehl's is a great deal at $33.60. If you use your Nordstrom card to purchase, you can also earn a $60 Note to be used on a future purchase.41% off the ASUS Chromebook C203XAAmazonThe Asus C203XA is designed with military-grade durability, a spill-resistant keyboard, and an anti-scratch finish, making it the perfect choice for students and classrooms. Down to only $142, this is the best price it's seen in months.See our guide to the best Chromebooks. Save $90 on the Dewalt Compact Drill/Impact Combo KitAmazonThis 20-Volt MAX Brushless Compact 2-Tool Combo Kit includes 1 cordless Drill/Driver, 1 cordless Impact Driver, two 20-Volt MAX Lithium Ion Batteries, 1 charger, and a carrying bag. During The Home Depot's Cyber Monday, it's 35% off.See our guide to the best cordless drills. 75% off LifeStraw Personal Water FilterAmazonLifeStraws are portable filters that can make even some of the murkiest standing water drinkable. For backpackers and hikers, a LifeStraw can be an invaluable tool in dire situations. Down to only $13, now is a great time to buy one.44% off Chewmeter Himalayan Yaky Cheese ChewsChewyMade with potato starch and cheese, among other ingredients, Chewmeter's dog treats are rawhide-free. They were about a dollar less during Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale in October, but have been above $20 for most of the year. 50% off JBL Tune 510BT Wireless On-Ear HeadphonesJBLQuality over-ear headphones can get pricey, but these wireless ones from JBL offer great sound and up to 40 hours of play when fully charged. RIght now, they're a steep 50% off, costing right under $25. Lowest price of the year on an Insider subscriptionInsiderInsider is offering its annual subscription at its lowest price of the year as a Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal. You'll get access to in-depth reporting, exclusive stories, pitch decks, salary databases, and more. This deal expires on November 28.Rare $10 discount on Ring Fit AdventureAmazonRing Fit Adventure is a fitness-centric game that challenges you to get off the couch and perform crunches, sit-ups, and more to defeat enemies. It even comes with a special accessory called the Ring-Con to track your movements. This game rarely goes on sale, so this $10 discount from Amazon is a good deal.Save $50 on the internet's favorite frying panOur PlaceThis sleek, matte pan is an incredible gift for minimalists: It's designed to replace eight pieces of cookware, functioning as everything from a pot to a frying pan. Normally $145, you can get it for $95 for Cyber Monday.See our guide to the best nonstick frying pans. 28% off Otherland candlesOtherlandOtherland is a hot candle brand right now, known for its creative packaging and custom gift sets. For Cyber Monday, you can get 28% off a three-pack and 35% off six-packs and nine-packs.See our guide to the best places for buying candles. $100 off the new Pixel 7GoogleThis is the lowest price for Google's newest smartphone, the Pixel 7. Launched only a month ago, the Pixels are desirable Android phones, thanks to their fast performance, great image quality from the cameras, and stock Android.See our guide to the best smartphones. 50% off the Litter Genie PlusAmazonThe Litter Genie keeps odors from cat litter waste concealed. Deputy Editor Lauren Savoie likes that it holds several weeks' worth of waste so she doesn't have to take the trash out every time she scoops. For Chewy's Cyber Monday sale, it's marked down to 30% off its usual price, and over at Petco, it's 50% off — an all-time low price.Save $40 on the Theragun MiniTherabodyTherabody's fourth generation of massage guns introduced the Theragun Mini, a portable device that packs a percussive punch in a much smaller package. It's our favorite entry-level massage gun and it's on sale for $160 during Cyber Monday, which is around the lowest price we've ever seen.Buy one, get one on Masterclass subscriptionsMasterClassMasterClass is one of our favorite online learning platforms and for $180, you can get a second membership free to gift when you buy the first one. It makes for a great last-minute present and a fun way to bond with someone as you watch classes remotely.$50 off DNA kits from AncestryAncestryDNAAncestry DNA makes our favorite DNA kit, and all its DNA kits are discounted for Cyber Monday. The cheapest one is the standard kit, coming in at $59 (normally $99).20% off our favorite bathrobe from BrooklinenBrooklinenMade from 100% Turkish cotton, this super-soft robe is the ultimate luxury gift. For Cyber Monday, you can get 25% off all Brooklinen products when you check out.32% off the Kindle PaperwhiteAmazonThe Kindle Paperwhite is our favorite Kindle model so far for its big screen and adjustable warm light. At 32% off, you can snag it for under $100 to gift to the avid reader in your life.Save $70 on TCL's 55-inch 5 Series 4K Roku TVBest BuyTCL's 55-inch 5 Series 4K Roku TV delivers an impressive balance between image performance, smart connectivity, screen size, and cost. Down to $430, this discount matches deals we've seen for it in the past.Take 27% off the Nespresso's Vertuo coffee makerWilliams SonomaNespresso's Vertuo machine makes rich, frothy espresso at the touch of a button. This isn't the lowest price we've seen, but it does match last Black Friday's deal, and it's still a solid discount.Save 20% on the GoPro Hero 11 BlackThe GoPro Hero 11 Black with its recognizable form-factor. Like the Hero 9 Black and Hero 10 Black before it, there's a front screen for framing a shot — useful if you're vlogging or live-streaming.Les Shu/InsiderGoPro's best camera yet, the Hero 11 Black shoots incredible videos with smooth stabilization better than ever. For Cyber Monday, you can save $100 (20%) off the regular priceTake 50% off the Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright VacuumAmazonThe Shark Vertex DuoClean PowerFins Upright Vacuum (AZ2002) is easy to use and has powerful suction that gets the job done on hardwood and carpeting. This Cyber Monday deal matches the lowest price we've seen.Save 24% on an HP OMEN laptopHPHP's OMEN laptops are high-performance computers that are great for creative tasks and gaming. This one is loaded with an Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics. Add in 16GB of memory and a 1TB hard drive, the $1,200 sale price makes it a terrific buy for a high-end machine.Save 33% on a Sony 65 Inch 4K Ultra HD TVAmazonSony's 2022 midrange LCD TV is a solid pick for buyers who want a good all-around 4K display. It has local dimming for improved contrast, along with wide color capabilities and support for the Google TV streaming platform. This $1,000 deal price is a new low for the 65-inch model.Save $150 on the Traeger Pro Series 22 Pellet GrillHome DepotTraeger is one of our favorite grill brands, and the Pro Series 22 Pellet Grill is an excellent option for easy precision grilling and smoking. During Home Depot's Cyber Monday sale, you can save $150 off its regular price.Save 40% on the internet's favorite coatMaria Del Russo/InsiderDubbed by the internet as the "Amazon coat," this down jacket actually lives up to its hype of blending style with warmth and functionality. It comes in a range of colors from muted neutrals to bright red or yellow and is a perfect, practical gift as the winter season gets colder. The discount you'll receive depends on the color and size you choose, with an average deal of 40% off.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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A GOP congressman says TikTok should be banned in the US and is introducing legislation to do so, calling the app "digital fentanyl"

On Fox's Sunday Morning Futures, Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher renewed his calls for a nationwide TikTok ban, saying the app is "addicting our kids." Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wisc., walks down the House steps on Friday, September 30, 2022.Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images In a Fox News appearance, Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher renewed calls for a national ban on TikTok. Gallagher called the social media app "digital fentanyl" that is "addicting our kids." Gallagher and Sen. Marco Rubio introduced legislation to ban the app nationwide earlier this month. Wisconsin Representative Mike Gallagher on Sunday renewed his calls for a nationwide ban on the TikTok social media app, calling the platform "digital fentanyl" that is "addicting our kids.""TikTok should be banned," Gallagher said during the interview on Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures, promoting legislation he introduced with Senator Marco Rubio earlier this month to do just that, citing security concerns over potential user surveillance by employees of the China-based app."TikTok is digital fentanyl, addicting our kids," Gallagher added. "And just like actual fentanyl, it ultimately goes back to the Chinese Communist Party."According to data released by the Drug Enforcement Agency, China is a primary source country for fentanyl trafficked into the United States, though no direct link between the government of China and fentanyl illegally entering the country has been reported. While TikTok's parent company, ByteDance, is an independent business based in Beijing, the social app has faced controversy over its ties to the Chinese Communist Party before, with reports the platform has been used in collaboration with government officials to spread propaganda.Last month, additional reports surfaced of an internal team planning to use location information gathered from US users of the TikTok app for surveillance of American citizens."Tiktok is owned by ByteDance, ByteDance is controlled by the CCP, that means the CCP can track your location, it can track your keystrokes, it can censor your news — why would we give our foremost adversary that amount of power?" Gallagher added.TikTok's security concerns have long been the subject of scrutiny from both sides of the aisle: The Trump administration proposing a total ban of the app in 2020, while in 2021 the Biden administration promised a security review of foreign-owned apps. It has yet to publish results. In an op-ed published in The Washington Post earlier this month, Gallagher and Rubio called TikTok "a major threat to US national security" and urged the Biden administration and Congress to take action against the popular app. TikTok has been the most downloaded app in the US since 2021, according to data by TechCrunch.Representatives for Sen. Rubio and Rep. Gallagher did not immediately respond to Insider's requests for comment. Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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Gov. Kristi Noem suggests RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel should be replaced after midterm losses: "I don"t know a party that can continue to lose like we have and keep their jobs"

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said the GOP "needs to evaluate what we are doing" after midterm losses, hinting at replacing RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem; RNC Chair Ronna McDanielCharlie Neibergall, File/Associated Press; Alex Brandon/Associated Press South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said the GOP "needs to evaluate what we are doing." Noem hinted at replacing RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel, a staunch supporter of Trump. Talks of replacing McDaniel were kicked up as Republicans tossed around blame over the midterms. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said the GOP should consider replacing Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel after heavy midterm losses.In an interview Sunday on Fox News, Noem was asked about the future of the GOP and whether or not McDaniel should be replaced."We need to win. That's just the fact. Our kids' future depends on it. We really have a responsibility to message what Republican policies bring to this country. And I don't know of a party that can continue to lose like we have and keep their jobs," Noem said, adding that "everybody needs to evaluate what we are doing and is it effective."Noem, a GOP star and staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump, made the comments weeks after the Republican Party's disappointing performance in the midterm elections. The GOP managed to take back the House, though at a smaller margin than expected, but performed poorly in Senate races, even losing a seat, despite President Joe Biden's low approval ratings.—Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) November 27, 2022 McDaniel, who has served as chair of the RNC since 2017, has also been an ardent supporter of Trump. Despite blame for the midterms being spread around the GOP, McDaniel indicated on November 14 she planned to run for another two-year term, Politico reported. A letter obtained by Fox News Digital suggested a majority of the committee, which is set to select its chair in January, supports McDaniel's re-election bid.Still, others have suggested they may try to replace her. New York GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin, who lost his state's 2022 gubernatorial race despite backing from Trump, previously said he was considering going for the position.Noem has also been floated for the position: She previously told Fox News others have encouraged her to challenge McDaniel, but has not confirmed if she plans to do so.The RNC did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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Schiff says McCarthy will "misrepresent his record" and oust him from his committee position thanks to the "QAnon caucus"

Rep. Adam Schiff has criticized the House Minority Leader before for pledging to remove multiple Democratic members of the House from their committee positions. US Representative Adam Schiff looks on during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol, in Washington, DC, on June 28, 2022.Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Rep. Adam Schiff accused House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of following the "QAnon caucus." McCarthy, nominated for Speaker, pledged to remove Schiff from the House Intelligence Committee.  Schiff told CNN on Sunday that McCarthy has "no set of beliefs." Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff took aim at Rep. Kevin McCarthy once again after the House Minority Leader vowed to oust him and other Democratic House members from their committee positions should he become Speaker.McCarthy's bid to become Speaker of the House could be compromised by Freedom Caucus House members closely aligned with former President Donald Trump, like Rep. Matt Gaetz, who has previously pledged support for another candidate. However, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has said she would vote for McCarthy after he promised to reinstate her committee assignments.Schiff, who currently heads the House Intelligence Committee, told "State of the Union" host Dana Bash on Sunday that McCarthy was "willing to do anything " to get the 218 votes needed in the House to become Speaker."McCarthy's problem is, he can't get to 218 without Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar and Matt Gaetz," Schiff said. "And so he will do whatever they ask. And right now they're asking for me to be removed from our committees. And he's willing to do it. He's willing to do anything they ask. And that's the problem." Schiff also said McCarthy of having no "set of beliefs," and warned that he would "misrepresent his record" and the records of other House members whose House seats he wants to remove, in order to maintain the number of votes needed.McCarthy has also pledged to remove Rep. Ilhan Omar and Rep. Eric Swalwell from their committees and investigate DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on his approach to border security."It's very hard not only to get to 218 that way. It's even more difficult to keep 218. That's his problem," Schiff said. "So he will misrepresent my record. He will misrepresent Eric Swalwell or Ilhan Omar, whatever he needs to do to get the votes of the QAnon caucus within his conference."Other McCarthy critics, including outgoing Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney and his previous Democratic challenger, have stated a belief that McCarthy was willing to do anything to gain and maintain power among Republicans. A representative for McCarthy did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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GOP Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Trump"s meeting with white supremacist Nick Fuentes was "not accidental" and hopes "someday we won"t have to be responding" to the former president

Gov. Asa Hutchinson criticized Trump's "failure to condemn" white supremacy after the former president said he didn't know who Nick Fuentes was. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson; former President Donald TrumpManuel Balce Ceneta, File/Associated Press; Andrew Harnik/Associated Press Trump said he didn't know white supremacist Nick Fuentes when Kanye West brought him to dinner. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Trump failed to condemn white supremacy and Holocaust denialism. Hutchinson, a frequent Trump critic, has said he's considering running for president in 2024. Outgoing Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson was among the first elected Republicans to condemn former President Donald Trump for meeting with white supremacist Nick Fuentes last week.In an interview with CNN on Sunday, Hutchinson, who has served two terms as the governor of Arkansas, was asked about the meeting, which occurred at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday and also included rapper Kanye West."Well, I hope someday we won't have to be responding to what President Trump has said or done. This instance it's important to respond," Hutchinson said, going on to acknowledge host Dana Bash's mention of his time working as a US attorney who prosecuted racist militia members."The last time I met with a white supremacist, it was in an armed standoff. I had a bulletproof vest on, we arrested them, prosecuted them, and sent them to prison. So no, I don't think it's a good idea for a leader that's setting an example for the country or the party to meet with a vowed racist or antisemite," Hutchinson continued, adding leaders should avoid empowering extremists.Trump said he agreed to dinner with West but the rapper unexpectedly brought several people with him, including Fuentes. A 24-year-old activist and podcaster, Fuentes is known for sharing racist and antisemitic views, including denying the Holocaust. He attended the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally, during which a neo-Nazi killed a counterprotester with his car, and has been described by the Justice Department as a "white supremacist."—Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) November 27, 2022 In several Truth Social posts, Trump denied knowing who Fuentes was or anything about him, but has not condemned the views Fuentes espouses."You can have accidental meetings. Things like that happen," Hutchinson said. "This was not an accidental meeting. It was a set-up dinner with Kanye."The governor also said that leaders need to be "absolutely clear" that white supremacy and denying the Holocaust is not acceptable, adding that Trump's "failure to condemn" it represented the "extreme" minority of the GOP.Hutchinson, who could not run for re-election in 2022 due to term limits, has become a frequent critic of Trump, dismissing election fraud claims and calling him responsible for the Capitol riot. He also said in August he was considering running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2024. Trump announced plans to run earlier this month.Most elected Republicans have not condemned Trump's meeting with Fuentes, however, some other potential 2024 hopefuls have spoken out, including former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.Trump's office did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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Florida"s attorney general says Americans from blue states are moving to the Sunshine State because it"s tough on crime: "It"s not rocket science"

The former judge and federal prosecutor pointed to Gov. Ron DeSantis' initiative to recruit police officers by providing $5,000 signing bonuses. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody speaks during a roundtable discussion at the American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora in Miami.Matias J. Ocner/Miami Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Florida AG Ashley Moody says Americans are moving to Florida because it's a law and order state. "People are watching and they understand that leadership matters," Moody said.  Americans have flocked to the Sunshine State largely due to its relatively affordable housing. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody says Americans from blue states are moving to Florida because it's a law and order state."So what's the secret in Florida? Why are all the New Yorkers and Californians coming to your great state?" asked host Sean Duffy on Fox's Sunday Morning Futures."It's not rocket science. People are watching and they understand that leadership matters," Moody said. The former judge and federal prosecutor pointed to Gov. Ron DeSantis' initiative to recruit police officers by providing $5,000 signing bonuses as well as introducing legislation to target organized retail theft, which she claimed has "made it easier to prosecute" offenders. In Florida, under Senate Bill 1534, anyone who steals 20 or more items, through five or more separate thefts within a certain time period, can be charged with a second-degree felony.Americans have flocked to the Sunshine State largely due to its low taxes, and business-friendly policies, according to the state's CFO, Jimmy Patronis. Florida's Office of Economic and Demographic Research anticipates that by April 2027, the state's population will average 294,756 net new residents per year.Using data from the FBI's 2018 Uniform Crime Reporting Program, USA Today ranked states from lowest violent crime rate to highest. Florida ranked 21st with a violent crime rate of 384.9 per 100,000 people, while California — the most populous state — ranked 14th with a violent crime rate of 447.4 per 100,000 people, according to the news outlet. New York was 25th on the list with a violent crime rate of 350.5 per 100,000 people.Moody told Duffy that in Florida, "we respect our cops and give them the tools they need." "Be aware," she added. "If you move here, Florida is a law and order state, so if you're a criminal and you reside in Florida, you need to get out and other states need to do the same."The state's tough-on-crime policy has drawn criticism from organizations like The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida which believes funding would be better spent on poverty, drug addiction, and mental health.Representatives for The Florida Attorney General's Office did not respond to Insider's request for comment. Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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BBC journalist was "beaten and kicked by police" in Shanghai while covering zero-COVID protests

Edward Lawrence was arrested and detained for several hours before being released, according to a statement from a BBC spokesperson. People protest against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) curbs, at the site of a candlelight vigil for victims of the Urumqi fire, in Shanghai, China, in this screengrab from a video released on November 27, 2022.Reuters Edward Lawrence, a BBC journalist, was arrested while covering zero-COVID policies in Shanghai. A BBC spokesperson said he was "beaten and kicked by police" during the arrest.  Protests have been ongoing in Shanghai, Beijing, and Nanjing regarding the strict lockdowns. Edward Lawrence, a BBC journalist, was "beaten and kicked by police" as he was arrested in China while covering zero-COVID policy protests. Prior to his arrest, Lawrence was posting on social media about ongoing protests in Shanghai, where citizens have gathered to object to stringent zero-COVID policies. The protests follow the death of 10 people in an apartment fire in Urumqi. Though officials deny lockdown policies contributed to the tragedy, locals say the fire couldn't be extinguished as a result of virus control barriers. "The crowd has grown from maybe a few dozen to several hundred," Lawrence posted shortly before his arrest. "I've seen the police arrest three people — two of whom then fought with police. There's a silent tension until one person shouts, and then the crowd chants and claps in support."—Edward Lawrence (@EP_Lawrence) November 27, 2022 Video of Lawrence's arrest quickly circulated on social media, where you can hear the journalist urging someone standing near him to "call the consulate now" before being knocked down and repeatedly punched and kicked by the arresting officers."The BBC is extremely concerned about the treatment of our journalist Ed Lawrence, who was arrested and handcuffed while covering the protests in Shanghai," The Guardian reported a spokesperson for the British public service broadcaster said. "He was held for several hours before being released. During his arrest, he was beaten and kicked by the police. This happened while he was working as an accredited journalist."—Gurbaksh Singh Chahal (@gchahal) November 27, 2022Despite the relative rarity of social unrest in China, large protests have erupted throughout the country in recent days — including in the cities of Urumqi, Beijing, and Nanjing — following the implementation of COVID lockdown policies. The Xinjiang region, where Urumqi is located, is in its third month of COVID lockdowns, though the region has had just three COVID-related deaths in the last month, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.The BBC did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.Read the original article on Business Insider.....»»

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Bans On "Assault" Weapons Do Not Reduce Crime

Bans On "Assault" Weapons Do Not Reduce Crime Authored by Benjamin Williams via The Mises Institute, Prominent Democrats, including President Joe Biden, have repeatedly expressed interest in reinstating a federal assault weapons ban. Biden himself included an assault weapon ban in his 1994 crime bill, which lasted ten years until its expiration in 2004.  Biden has claimed that the ban did its job and reduced mass shootings: “When we passed the assault weapons ban, mass shootings went down. When the law expired, mass shootings tripled.” But a detailed review of the data demonstrates that the ban had no real benefits whatsoever, and neither did it lessen the frequency of major shootings. What Is an Assault Weapon? Contrary to popular belief, an assault weapons ban does not ban AR- or AK-style rifles. Assault weapons bans focus primarily on the specific functions of these rifles. The 1994 ban described assault weapons as semiautomatic rifles that had the ability to accept a detachable magazine and possessed two of the following five features: (1) a folding or telescopic stock; (2) a pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon; (3) a bayonet mount; (4) a flash suppressor or threaded barrel designed to accommodate a flash suppressor; or (5) a grenade launcher. This definition permits some adjustments to be made to rifles, such as an AR-15, that would make them completely legal (or “compliant”). Rifles that comply must have a fixed stock. Stocks cannot be telescopic or folding. A pistol grip is incompatible with a compliant rifle. Compliant rifles typically have a stock that has additional material added to it, so the pistol grip is attached to the stock or is extended far enough to prevent the shooter from wrapping around it with their thumb. The maximum number of rounds the rifle’s magazine can hold is 10. Any more than that is regarded as a high-capacity magazine. The rifle may not have a flash suppressor. Many creative minds have discovered countless ways to transform basic AR-style rifles into completely compliant weapons. Today, several states have their own assault weapons bans with similar or identical provisions as the 1994 federal ban. In these states, the ownership of AR-15s and such is not at all uncommon. The same went for gun owners during the federal ban from 1994–2004. The reality of compliant assault weapons is a strong indicator that the assault weapons ban did not work, outside of some inconveniences for gun owners. Any owner could easily convert a compliant rifle into a fully functional (and illegal) one using minimal tools and labor. And many, including mass shooters, take advantage of this. The 1994 ban led to a sharp increase in the demand for assault weapons, which initially increased prices. But after an increase in production, prices began to fall to their previous state. A 2002 study showed: In the short-term, the federal AW ban reduced the availability of AWs to criminal users by increasing the cost of these weapons in primary and, presumably, secondary markets. However, the ban also stimulated production increases for AWs and legal substitute models, resulting in a post-ban decline in prices. Proponents of a renewed ban completely overlook the rise in the ownership of assault weapons both before and after the 1994 ban. Any positive benefits cited by Biden and other politicians and talking heads are seriously called into question in light of this fact. Did the Ban Decrease Mass Shootings? When we closely examine the facts, Biden’s assertion that the ban will reduce the number of mass shootings is shown to be, to put it mildly, an excessive exaggeration. It is safe to assume that Biden derived this claim from a 2019 study that references the Mother Jones mass shootings database, or possibly he obtained it directly from Mother Jones. Either way, there are numerous flaws in citing this data as evidence. The methodology Mother Jones utilized to create their dataset on mass shootings and the conclusions that were made using this data have garnered criticism from criminologists such as Grant Duwe, who points to underreporting problems and says that “the Mother Jones list relied exclusively on news reports as a source of data, and news coverage tends to be less accessible for the older cases.” He anchored the hunt for more in-depth news reporting on mass homicides in his own study of homicide using the FBI’s Supplementary Homicide Reports (SHR) data. The SHR data has several shortcomings, but it is the most complete homicide dataset currently accessible that sheds light on, among other things, when and where the majority of mass shootings have occurred in the United States. Duwe’s research revealed that mass shootings are “roughly as common now as they were in the 1980s and ’90s.” But what about the frequency of assault weapons used in mass shootings? Did that change? Economist John R. Lott says: “There was no drop in the number of attacks with assault weapons during the 1994 to 2004 ban. There was an increase after the ban sunset, but the change is not statistically significant.” Did the Ban Decrease Gun Homicides? Assault rifles (and rifles in general) are very rarely used in gun crimes, so we would not expect to see any significant decrease in gun homicides or gun crimes due to the 1994 ban. Multiple studies have been done examining the effects of the ban on gun homicides and the results are generally inconclusive. A 2016 review published in JAMA found that four different studies, “do not provide evidence that the ban was associated with a significant decrease in firearm homicides.” Between 1991, when violent crime reached an all-time high, and 2017, the country’s overall violent crime rate decreased by 47 percent, with a murder rate decline of 34 percent. Meanwhile, it appears foolish to attempt to count the almost two hundred million new firearms purchased by Americans, including the more than twenty million AR-15s and the hundreds of millions of “large” pistol and rifle magazines. Conclusion The assumption that the 1994 assault weapons prohibition was successful in lowering gun homicides, mass shootings, or even the possession of assault weapons is not backed by strong evidence. Most likely, those who advocate for the ban’s reintroduction are unaware of the compelling evidence against the prohibition, whether on purpose or accidentally. When the police and ATF start enforcing a new ban, there may even be an uptick in violence. Tyler Durden Sun, 11/27/2022 - 19:30.....»»

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IRS Warns Americans To Report Annual PayPal, Venmo Transactions Exceeding $600 Per Year The Internal Revenue Service is warning Americans that they need to prepare to report transactions of at least $600 per year through 'third-party' payment processors such as Venmo and PayPal. Transactions made with popular online payment apps may be subject to taxation. (Tada Images/Shutterstock) In a notice posted Tuesday to irs.gov, businesses and the self-employed are warned that cumulative income of at least $600 per year through apps - which also include Zelle and Cash App - will need to be reported on a tax form known as 1099-K, according to Marketwatch. According to the agency, the notice is primarily aimed at part-time workers, those with side-gigs and people selling goods. It does not apply to non-commercial transactions such as reimbursing people, or one-off transactions such as selling old furniture, Marketwatch reports. That said - considering that the 3rd party providers are going to start reporting transactions exceeding $600, how will the IRS know you're selling 'old furniture' versus, say, sweaters made out of cat hair on Ebay? Before this year, the threshold for filing a Form 1099-K report was at least 200 transactions totaling an aggregate of at least $20,000. When Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, it included a provision that reduced the reporting threshold to a single transaction over $600. The Biden administration hopes that by reducing the threshold, the measure will crack down on Americans evading taxes by not reporting the full extent of their gross income. -MarketWatch In short, this will undoubtedly raise taxes on people making under $400,000 per year. Tyler Durden Sun, 11/27/2022 - 20:00.....»»

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"Atmospheric Chess Pieces Align": Polar Vortex May Unleash Arctic Blast As Far As Deep South Ever so often, the polar vortex dips south over North America from its usual perch in the Arctic and brings a blast of cold air. The next arrival appears imminent, potentially as early as the first week of December, over the eastern half of the US.  According to freelance meteorologist Mike Masco, a "monster negative NAO [North Atlantic Oscillation] signal showing the pattern will reload the cold FAST as the atmospheric chess pieces align to produce major cold & potential polar vortex into the eastern/northern USA Dec. 5 & Beyond." MONSTER NEGATIVE "NAO" SIGNAL SHOWING The pattern will reload the cold FAST as the atmospheric chess pieces align to produce major cold & potential #PolarVortex into the eastern/northern USA Dec 5 & Beyond..Consider topping off Oil/propane tanks soon if that's your heating mode pic.twitter.com/AaGvLCeiHH — Mike Masco (@MikeMasco) November 27, 2022 Masco said, "consider topping off Oil/propane tanks soon if that's your heating mode."  Others say a polar vortex will plunge temperatures below freezing across the Deep South, mainly in Alabama, Louisiana, and South Carolina, by Dec. 13.  Average temperatures in Washington, DC, will peak around 60 degrees Fahrenheit on Dec. 6 and begin to slide to about 26 degrees by Dec. 12.  Temperatures across North Carolina will plunge from the low 60s to sub-freezing by Dec. 12.  The same for South Carolina.  As well as Georgia.  The cold air will even pour into Florida.  On a regional basis, Midwest temperatures will average around 20 degrees by Dec. 12.  Southeast temperatures will plunge to freezing conditions.  The cold blast will be so severe that temperatures across the country, on average, will be driven down to around 35 degrees.  And look at heating degree days for the South East .... the cold blast will send heating demand through the roof.  However, Phil Flynn, senior analyst at Price Futures Group in Chicago, told Reuters that even though "the forecast seems to suggest we are going to see this polar vortex... (traders are) pulling back some of their positions on the anticipation, the cold blast might not be as far-reaching as originally feared." Last week, Houston-based energy firm Criterion Research explained that the US "officially flipped over to withdrawal season" as heating demand begins to rise.  What appears to be an upcoming cold blast may only suggest US natural gas prices could rise even higher.  Enjoy the warm weather while it lasts -- because if forecasts hold up, a polar vortex could plunge a large swath of the US into a deep freeze.  Tyler Durden Sun, 11/27/2022 - 17:00.....»»

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The Consumer Economy Has Completely Collapsed – "It's A Ghost Town" For Holiday Shopping Everywhere Authored by Sundance via TheConservativeTreehouse.com, “Crowds? I see nothing. I’m surprised,” retail worker Jeremy Pritchett told FOX 2. “Normally, it’s wrapped all the way around the building. Today: no one.” That’s the typical ground report from areas all over the country.  No one, literally almost no one, is doing any holiday shopping and the traditional Black Friday rush to get deals and discounts just didn’t happen.  Financial media are scratching their puzzlers, perplexed with furrowed brows. Interestingly, almost every financial media outlet is using the same Retail Federation talking point about anticipating an 8% increase in holiday sales this year.  Apparently, pretenses must be maintained.  Meanwhile, news crews and camera crews are having a desperate time finding any holiday shopping to use as background footage for the claims that sales are strong. “Look, over there. There’s a person buying something. Oh, wait, no, that’s just an employee dusting the empty cash register.”  At a certain point, one would have to believe reality would run head-first into the mass delusional pretending.  Maybe this holiday season will be it, maybe not. Reuters – […] About 166 million people were planning to shop from Thursday’s Thanksgiving holiday through this coming “Cyber Monday,” according to the National Retail Federation, almost 8 million more than last year. But with sporadic rain in some parts of the country, stores were less busy than usual on Black Friday. “Usually at this time of the year you struggle to find parking. This year, I haven’t had an issue getting a parking spot,” said Marshal Cohen, chief industry adviser of the NPD Group Inc. Black Friday Has Gotten Out Of Control pic.twitter.com/AzhL3rFnas — Steve Inman (@SteveInmanUIC) November 26, 2022 “It’s a lot of social shopping, everybody is only looking to get what they need. There is no sense of urgency,” Cohen added, based on his store checks in New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. At the American Dream mall in East Rutherford, New Jersey, there were no lines outside stores. A Toys ‘R’ Us employee was handing out flyers with a list of the Black Friday “door buster” promotions. (read more) It’s almost Kafkaesque to see how the media are continuing to maintain economic pretenses, yet the reality of a completely collapsed consumer economy is physically staring them in the face. (Bloomberg) – Activity Light at One San Francisco Mall (4:40 p.m.) – At the Stonestown mall in San Francisco, shoppers were few and far between. The Target and Zara stores were mostly empty, and there was no line for the mall’s Santa Claus. Uniqlo and Apple were the busiest locations, but they still weren’t crowded.  […] Crowds were thin in the late morning at the Stamford Town Center mall. Kay Jeweler, empty. Safavieh, empty. Only a couple of people waited at the checkout line at Forever 21 and just a few were in line for a purchase at Barnes & Noble. […] At a Target store on Chicago’s North Side, the parking lot was barely half full at about 9 a.m. local time. Shoppers were greeted with $3 ornaments and discounted Christmas trees when entering, and the store seemed calm and relatively quiet. […] The Macy’s in Stamford, Connecticut, was neat and orderly — maybe a little too neat and orderly on a day associated with shopping chaos. The furniture section was nearly deserted, though there were more shoppers looking at shoes. (read more) Tyler Durden Sun, 11/27/2022 - 17:30.....»»

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