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Financial Literacy Is a Start, but These 6 Other Money Problems Hold People Back - GOBankingRates
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We need to talk about how to fend against inflation. Because our society does not explicitly value financial literacy, there's pressure on Americans to take a DIY approach, if you will. To get a grasp...

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Financial Literacy Is a Start, but These 6 Other Money Problems Hold People Back - GOBankingRates

Cathie Wood says banks have a 'big problem' thanks to crypto - CNBC
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Cryptocurrency was initially created to sidestep old institutions – and banks may finally be feeling themselves get disrupted, according to Cathie Wood.

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Cathie Wood says banks have a 'big problem' thanks to crypto - CNBC

Climate change: Why we need to change the way we heat our homes - Medical News Today
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In this Special Feature, we explore the hazardous effects of wood-burning on air quality and climate change.

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Climate change: Why we need to change the way we heat our homes - Medical News Today

Web3 Leads Metaverse Companies Into Brave New Virtual Worlds - Investor's Business Daily
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The internet is evolving into a Web3 world of virtual reality, blockchain and digital wallets. Metaverse companies like Facebook loom large.

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Web3 Leads Metaverse Companies Into Brave New Virtual Worlds - Investor's Business Daily

'Pay more attention' Ethereum co-founder says of crypto crash - Reuters
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Ethereum's co-founder Gavin Wood said cryptocurrency investors need to be more aware of what is backing their holdings after a market rout which wiped more than $800 billion off their value.

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'Pay more attention' Ethereum co-founder says of crypto crash - Reuters

Science coverage of climate change can change minds – briefly - The Ohio State University News
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Science reporting on climate change does lead Americans to adopt more accurate beliefs and support government action on the issue – but these gains are fragile, a new study suggests.Researchers found that these accurate beliefs fade quickly and can erode when people are exposed to coverage skeptical of climate change.“It is not the case that...

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Science coverage of climate change can change minds – briefly - The Ohio State University News

Canadian enviros seek to replicate U.S. climate lawsuits - E&E News
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Green groups in British Columbia have launched a campaign to prod local governments to pay for lawsuits against fossil fuel companies.

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Canadian enviros seek to replicate U.S. climate lawsuits - E&E News

Science coverage of climate change can change minds: Accurate beliefs fade quickly, especially if challenged - Science Daily
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Science reporting on climate change does lead Americans to adopt more accurate beliefs and support government action on the issue -- but these gains are fragile, a new study suggests.

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Science coverage of climate change can change minds: Accurate beliefs fade quickly, especially if challenged - Science Daily

Cathie Wood Watch: Ark Buys Autonomous-Truck Developer - TheStreet
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The asset manager Cathie Wood also purchased and sold shares of well-known companies for her funds.

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Cathie Wood Watch: Ark Buys Autonomous-Truck Developer - TheStreet

Study finds climate change reporting can change minds — for a moment - Yahoo News
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Story at a glance Researchers conducted an online study across four waves with 2,898 participants in the Fall of 2020. During the first wave, participants read reports that reflected scientific consensus on issues involving climate change before moving on to the second and third waves where they read a scientific article with counter points, an…

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Study finds climate change reporting can change minds — for a moment - Yahoo News

Factual climate change reporting can influence Americans positively, but not for long - NPR
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Climate change has impacted the world's water, air and land masses. But today's news media isn't designed to reinforce public belief, say researchers.

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Factual climate change reporting can influence Americans positively, but not for long - NPR

Cathie Wood's Ark Invest Buys These Shares After Selling Coinbase, Here's Why - CoinGape
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Cathie Wood's Ark Invest are buying these shares after selling over 1.4 million shares of Coinbase Global (COIN) in three funds.

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Cathie Wood's Ark Invest Buys These Shares After Selling Coinbase, Here's Why - CoinGape

Cathie Wood Watch: Ark Reverses Course, Buys Shopify - TheStreet
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Cathie Wood, CEO of Ark Investment Management, reversed her stance on two major technology companies.

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Cathie Wood Watch: Ark Reverses Course, Buys Shopify - TheStreet

Cathie Wood scoops up $50 million of Shopify on dip, sells chunk of Coinbase after SEC probe news - CNBC
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Cathie Wood's Ark Invest bought the dip in Shopify shares while selling some of her Coinbase stake after reports that the crypto exchange is facing a probe.

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Cathie Wood scoops up $50 million of Shopify on dip, sells chunk of Coinbase after SEC probe news - CNBC

5 Sustainable Construction Methods - DirectIndustry News - DirectIndustry e-Magazine
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How to move toward more sustainable construction? We selected 5 construction methods for more sustainable infrastructure.

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5 Sustainable Construction Methods - DirectIndustry News - DirectIndustry e-Magazine

5 Sustainable Construction Methods - DirectIndustry e-Magazine
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How to move toward more sustainable construction? We selected 5 construction methods for more sustainable infrastructure.

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5 Sustainable Construction Methods - DirectIndustry e-Magazine

Coinbase Revenue Falls 59%, Nvidia's Mining Problem, Tornado Cash Sanctioned For Laundering $7B - Investor's Business Daily
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Cryptocurrency news: Prices are hovering amid a general rebound. Meanwhile, Coinbase sales fall 59% on a huge results miss.

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Coinbase Revenue Falls 59%, Nvidia's Mining Problem, Tornado Cash Sanctioned For Laundering $7B - Investor's Business Daily

Can Global-e Online (NASDAQ:GLBE) be the Next Shopify? - Nasdaq
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Global-e Online (NASDAQ: GLBE) might not be as familiar to traders as Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Shopify (NYSE: SHOP). However, it could be a portfolio's secret weapon, especially if one's seeking exposure to e-commerce stocks. Headquartered in Israel, Global-e Online provides a popular e-commerce platform with a strong focus on helping sellers facilitate cross-border business. Eager traders might think of GLBE as the next Amazon, but don't get the wrong idea; its business model isn't similar to Amazon's.What makes Global-e Online a gem among e-commerce businesses? Sure, the company's second-quarter results were impressive and suggest a fast growth trajectory in key areas. Although financial data is important, there's much more to Global-e’s story than the raw numbers. In particular, Global-e Online has potent partnerships, including one with a highly influential entertainment brand.Moreover, Global-e Online has the backing of a fund manager who's known for picking out high-conviction innovators and disruptors.From Banking to E-CommerceGlobal-e Online focuses on sellers and especially reducing the complexity/friction of sometimes complicated cross-border e-commerce transactions. It's a niche business to be in, but specialization is Global-e Online's biggest strength, as this means the company isn't competing directly with Amazon and its clones. The company was co-founded by three veterans of Bank Hapoalim (OTC: BKHYY), one of the two largest banks in Israel. Amir Schlachet, Shahar Tamari, and Nir Debbi have known each other for a long time. They built glorious careers when Schlachet and Debbi decided to try to do something different from the regular path to the C-suite in finance.Together with Shahar, they began their search for ideas - something fun with great potential and as little suffocating regulation as possible. The year was 2013, and cross-border e-commerce was just gaining popularity - but sellers and buyers encountered difficulties and high costs, as Global-e’s founders soon learned.Nir Debbi had ordered a pair of shoes from abroad; the shipping cost was higher than the price of the shoes ordered. This has led the trio to the idea upon which Global-e Online was built: to facilitate and localize e-commerce by providing a way for merchants to deal with numerous currencies, rules, and cross-border problems. As with most highly successful companies, Global-e started as an easy solution to the problem in a fast-growing market.  As the company put it, "Global-e makes selling internationally as simple as selling domestically" by leveraging "best-in-class localization capabilities, big-data best-practice business intelligence models, streamlined international logistics and vast cross-border experience" so that online retailers can "sell from, and to, anywhere in the world and seamlessly expand their brand worldwide."Global-e founders’ backgrounds are in finance and not technology per se, which has made it easier for them to understand the market’s needs and shortcomings and provide a well-thought-out solution. A fun fact: out of the 25-slide pitch deck they’d shown their first-round investors, one slide described the technology, and 24 were dedicated to market research, strategy, and the business model. This was the exact opposite of the regular start-up pitch practices, and the investors were more than enthusiastic.  Amir Shlachet, Global-e CEO and Co-FounderThere’s more to the success story than a vast knowledge of the numbers-crunching business. As CEO Amir Schlachet looks back at the long way his company has made, he says that the friendship and trust with the other two founders helped a lot. Their different perspectives and opinions complement each other, helping them avoid the many pitfalls awaiting start-ups on their way to success. After all these years, the "three musketeers" share the same office and like to take their families on vacation together. Fun fact: their wives have a WhatsApp group that is called "Home Front Command."Global-e was Succesful Before Its IPOGlobal-e was a successful business before it went public; since its IPO in May 2021, the business has expanded. Meanwhile, the company’s stock has been volatile, surging more than 200% to its peak last year, then tumbling over 80% from peak to trough before surging again. Amir Schlachet seems unfazed: he says that although he pays close attention to the stock price and distrusts founders that pretend they don’t, it doesn’t determine his actions as a CEO or the company’s policy. For him, the IPO is in no way "a chance to cash out" but a way for him and his co-founders to take Global-e as far as possible.He believes that the market’s opinion on the stock will eventually converge with the company’s growth trajectory. As was with the pitch deck, the three friends still weigh their steps carefully, basing them on market research, financial numbers, and logic. Amir Shlachet believes that even after all these successful years, there’s about 90% of the market share for Global-e to catch, and he believes the company will be able to do it, adding more services and riding on the growing e-commerce trends. Of course, he sees the challenges clearly, as a pragmatic CEO should. In the short term, the COVID-19 echoes still reverberate through supply chains, while macroeconomic and geopolitical issues impact gross merchandise value (GMV) and profitability. However, in the long term, these should level out; according to Shlachet, the e-commerce trend - and specifically the DTC trend - is strongly uptrending. Global-e Online's Impressive Quarterly Results and Disney PartnershipIt's no exaggeration to say that Global-e Online really knocked it out of the park during 2022's second quarter. The company's growth story continued during the quarter, and there's data to prove it. Besides, Global-e Online disclosed a partnership with Disney (NYSE: DIS), one of the world's most beloved entertainment brands.Everywhere you look, Global-e Online demonstrated growth in Q2 2022. The company's GMV (gross merchandise value) increased 64% year-over-year to $534 million; revenue jumped 52% to $87.3 million, and non-GAAP gross profit catapulted 77% to $36.5 million.Though the company is not GAAP profitable, it churns out positive and rising gross profit and cash flow numbers. The company says it’s concentrating on sustainable long-term growth, whereas some accounting metrics matter much less than they do from a short-term stock trader’s point of view. During the second quarter of 2022, Global-e Online established its partnership with Disney "to support their direct-to-consumer efforts," based on Global-e Online's "multi-local offering." Already, Global-e Online has launched "several markets" in the Asia Pacific region as a "first phase" for Disney.Of course, while this is huge news, Disney isn't Global-e Online's only notable client. The company also conducts business with Adidas (OTC: ADDYY) as well as fashion brands Rag & Bone and Zadig & Voltaire. After taking a deep dive into Global-e's business model and growth potential, we really ought to call it the next Shopify instead of the next Amazon, and it's certainly no coincidence that Shopify owns roughly 6.5% of Global-e Online and has a long-standing strategic partnership with the company.Additionally, TipRanks has identified Global-e Online as a "Strong Buy stock" that Ark Invest founder Cathie Wood is doubling down on. Reportedly, Wood added 249,095 shares of GLBE recently, expanding her Global-e Online stock holdings by 44% to an astounding 812,173 shares. There's no way to know for certain exactly why Wood grew her stake so dramatically. However, she has a keen eye for innovation and disruption, so Global-e Online could be Wood's next big winner.(Also contributed to this article: Yulia Vaiman)Disclosure

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Can Global-e Online (NASDAQ:GLBE) be the Next Shopify? - Nasdaq

$2.25M Grant Awarded to Develop Sustainable Energy Products from Waste Streams - NC State CALS
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A team of researchers in NC State’s College of Natural Resources and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has been awarded a $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and battery-grade graphite using seaweed and wood waste.

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$2.25M Grant Awarded to Develop Sustainable Energy Products from Waste Streams - NC State CALS

From the £25,000 wreck to the £25m home with an indoor pool: what three house sales tell us about modern Britain - The Guardian
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Thousands of homes are sold each day across the country, and each has its own story, from the drug- and crime-ridden streets of a former mining town to the ever more bizarre demands of the super-rich<br>

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From the £25,000 wreck to the £25m home with an indoor pool: what three house sales tell us about modern Britain - The Guardian

$2.25M Awarded to Develop Sustainable Energy Products from Waste Streams - NC State CALS
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A team of researchers in NC State’s College of Natural Resources and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has been awarded a $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and battery-grade graphite using seaweed and wood waste.

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$2.25M Awarded to Develop Sustainable Energy Products from Waste Streams - NC State CALS