Morning Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Monday, May 20:
2. -- The economic calendar in the U.S. Monday is bare.
3. -- U.S. stocks on Friday closed higher after a consumer confidence gauge reached a post-crisis high and an upbeat report on U.S. economic activity bolstered the outlook for the world's largest economy.
The S&P 500 gained 1% to 1,667.47.
4. -- Yahoo!'s
An announcement from Yahoo! could come as early as Monday, reported The Wall Street Journal and the Web site AllThingsD.com.
As part of the deal, Tumblr CEO David Karp would stay with Yahoo! for a least four years and would continue to run Tumblr with a certain amount of autonomy.
5. -- Chesapeake Energy
Lawler replaces Aubrey McClendon , who left the company April 1 under pressure from the natural-gas producers largest shareholders.
6. -- United Airlines
The world's largest airline said it has scheduled 787 flights from Houston to other domestic hubs starting Monday. International service will restart June 10 with a Denver-Tokyo flight.
7. -- Accenture
Shares of Hong Kong-based Acquity closed Friday at $5.96.
Acquity provides e-commerce and online marketing solutions for clients' brands and platforms.
8. -- Campbell Soup