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Forget rate hikes, these analysts are predicting interest rate cuts next year

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Some central bank watchers believe the Fed and the ECB will have to stop their tightening cycles because of an upcoming recession. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images Central banks around the world might have embarked upon a path......

Natural gas drops 16%, posts worst month in more than three years

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A liquid natural gas (LNG) tank. Artinun Prekmoung / Eyeem | Eyeem | Getty Images U.S. natural gas futures plunged below $6 per million British thermal units on Thursday, after an inventory report showed a larger-than-expected storage build, sparking fears......

Supreme Court to weigh whether state legislatures instead of state courts get final say in election rules

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A crosswalk signal is seen outside the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, June 27, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will consider a case that could give state legislatures free rein in setting......

Supreme Court says EPA does not have authority to set climate standards for power plants

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A view of the backside of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 6, 2022 in Washington, DC. According to media reports, Drew Angerer | Getty Images The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled the EPA does not have authority to set......

North Korea is likely culprit behind $100 million crypto heist, researchers say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A photo illustration showing the North Korean flag and a computer hacker. Budrul Chukrut | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images North Korean state-sponsored hackers were likely the perpetrators of a hack that led to the theft of around......

Grayscale sues SEC after rejection of bid to turn the largest bitcoin fund into an ETF

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The SEC on Wednesday rejected Grayscale’s application for a spot bitcoin ETF, citing a failure by the investment manager to answer questions about concerns around market manipulation. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images Grayscale, which manages the world’s largest bitcoin......

Stock futures are flat as S&P 500 tracks for worst first half of the year since 1970

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. stock index futures were flat during overnight trading Wednesday, as the S&P 500 prepares to wrap its worst first half in decades. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.1%. S&P 500 futures gained 0.07%, while......

Summer temperatures — and inflation — are running hot. Here’s how to save money on cooling bills as prices rise

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A pedestrian uses an umbrella to get some relief from the sun as she walks past a sign displaying the temperature on June 20, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. Ralph Freso | Getty Images Tips for efficient energy use Most cooling......

Pickett makes history with first USWNT start

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Carson Pickett started for the United States women’s national team in its 2-0 win over Colombia on Tuesday, becoming the first player with a limb difference to appear for the country. A defender who plays for the North Carolina Courage in the NWSL, Pickett was born without a left hand......

Snap announces Snapchat+ subscription plan that costs $3.99 a month

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A man uses the SnapChat app on an Apple iPad Mini. studioEAST | Getty Images Snap announced Wednesday it’s rolling out a $3.99/month subscription plan for Snapchat that unlocks exclusive and pre-release features. It’s called Snapchat+. The announcement comes after......

3 ways the Supreme Court’s decision on abortion could hurt women in the workplace

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, removing nearly 50 years of federal protections for abortions and giving states the right to make the procedure illegal within their jurisdictions. The ruling doesn’t just change who in the U.S.......

USMNT coach Berhalter on World Cups, MLS-to-Europe pipeline

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Spend an hour or so on a Zoom call with United States men’s national soccer team coach Gregg Berhalter as part of the Gab and Juls Meets podcast and you learn a thing or two. Some are trivial, like: what’s the deal with the three G’s in his name? His......

Sources: USMNT’s Steffen close to Boro loan

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Zack Steffen faces a battle with new Arsenal signing Matt Turner to start in goal for the USMNT at the 2022 World Cup. Jan Kruger/Getty Images United States men’s national team and Manchester City goalkeeper Zack Steffen is expected to join English Championship side Middlesbrough on loan through the 2022-23 season,......

DroneSeed uses swarms of drones to reseed forests after devastating wildfires

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here   Fire seasons are now longer and the destruction more intense, as fires burn hotter and spread to more drought-stricken ground. Since the start of this year, 32,247 wildfires have burned over 3.3 million acres in the United States, according......

The housing market slowdown is showing up in shipping data from China

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Spending cutbacks by the consumer already led to a decrease in Chinese manufacturing orders by U.S. importers of 20-30%, as recently reported by CNBC, and more recent data from U.S. shippers shows the housing market slowdown is now showing up......

Brookfield’s Mark Carney on the firm’s new $15 billion bet on the clean energy transition

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here (Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) Brookfield Asset Management announced last week that it raised a record $15 billion for its inaugural Global Transition Fund. This marks the world’s largest private fund dedicated to the net zero transition, signaling that investors......

58% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck after inflation spike — including 30% of those earning $250,000 or more

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here With inflation at 40-year highs, workers across all income levels are having a harder time making ends meet. As of May, 58% of Americans — roughly 150 million adults — live paycheck to paycheck, according to a new LendingClub report.......

Hackers can bring ships and planes to a grinding halt. And it could become much more common

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Container cargo ships sit off shore from the Long Beach/Los Angeles port complex in Long Beach, CA, on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Jeff Gritchen | MediaNews Group | Getty Images Armed with little more than a computer, hackers are increasingly......

Fierce local battles over power lines are a bottleneck for clean energy

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A section of the NECEC corridor in Johnson Mountain Township is covered with straw on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Crews put down the straw for erosion control. Portland Press Herald | Portland Press Herald | Getty Images For the past......

These are the 5 best—and worst—states for women-owned businesses in America

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Over the past two years, the number of women-owned businesses in the U.S. has noticeably grown — up to roughly 13 million of them today, according to the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. But according to a recent study, the......

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