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Take a look at the top mid-day traders.

GoDaddy — The web hosting company saw its shares jump nearly 9.2% following a Wall Street Journal report that activist investor Starboard Value has taken a 6.5% stake in it, worth roughly $800 million.

Boeing — Shares of air travel-related stocks declined following thousands of canceled flights over the holiday weekendDespite staffing shortages. Boeing shares fell 1% while Delta, United, and American Airlines shares traded lower. Between Christmas Eve and Sunday evening, over 2,000 flights were cancelled. The cancellations were attributed to the spreading of the omicron Covid variant within crews. Bad weather was also blamed.

Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean — Cruise line shares also retreated after reported Covid outbreaks on ships. Royal Caribbean lost more than 2 percent. Carnival dropped 1.5% and Norwegian Cruise Line fell 2.2% The decline was 2.9%

Las Vegas Sands, MGM Resorts — Shares of casino operators sold off in unison as the omicron variant dents demand for travel and leisure. Las Vegas Sands fell 2.2%. Wynn Resorts lost 1.9% while MGM Resorts declined 1.5%

APA Corp, Devon Energy — Energy names rose as oil prices moved higher. APA Corp grew 5.6%, Devon Energy climbed 4% and Diamondback Energy jumped 3.2%.

Moderna — Moderna shares dipped nearly 1% after the Financial Times reportedThe drugmaker opposes a shareholder suggestion that it open its vaccine technology to less developed countries. Moderna is asked to justify why the company’s prices are so high given all of its government financial support.

Didi Global — Chinese ride-hailing company Didi’s shares fell more than 4% after the Financial Times reported it’s blocking employees from selling company shares for an indefinite period. The company made this move earlier in the month. to delist the stock in the United States.

Ralph Lauren, American Eagle — Retail stocks rose on Monday after early holiday shopping sales numbers showed strong consumer spending in recent weeks. The shares of Ralph Lauren rose by 3.3% while American Eagle stock surged 3.5%

— CNBC’s Jesse Pound, Tanaya Macheel, Pippa Stevens and Yun Li contributed reporting