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Oris (ORIS) Is Now Available for Trading on LBank Exchange

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Road Town, British Virgin Islands--(Newsfile Corp. - February 17, 2024) - LBank Exchange, a global digital asset trading platform, listed Oris (ORIS) on February 14, 2024.

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  • Road Town, British Virgin Islands--(Newsfile Corp. - February 17, 2024) - LBank Exchange, a global digital asset trading platform, listed Oris (ORIS) on February 14, 2024.
  • For all users of LBank Exchange, the ORIS/USDT trading pair is now officially available for trading.
  • Oris (ORIS) is a blockchain-based platform, hosted on Polygon's infrastructure, designed to revolutionize home projects by fostering a community-driven ecosystem for real-world applications and adoption.
  • LBank Exchange is thrilled to announce the listing of Oris (ORIS), a groundbreaking initiative within the blockchain realm, designed to demystify and simplify cryptocurrency for everyday use across a broad spectrum of real-world and digital applications.

India Buy Now Pay Later Business and Investment Opportunities Databook Q1 2024: 75+ KPIs on BNPL Market Size, End-Use Sectors, Market Share, Product Analysis, Business Model & Demographics - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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The "India Buy Now Pay Later Business and Investment Opportunities Databook - 75+ KPIs on BNPL Market Size, End-Use Sectors, Market Share, Product Analysis, Business Model, Demographics - Q1 2024 Update" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "India Buy Now Pay Later Business and Investment Opportunities Databook - 75+ KPIs on BNPL Market Size, End-Use Sectors, Market Share, Product Analysis, Business Model, Demographics - Q1 2024 Update" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • With over 75 KPIs at the country level, this report provides a comprehensive understanding of BNPL market dynamics, market size and forecast, and market share statistics.
  • This report provides in-depth, data-centric analysis of Buy Now Pay Later industry in India through 55 tables and 71 charts.
  • Below is a summary of key market segments:
    India BNPL Market Size and Spending Pattern, 2020-2029
    India Buy Now Pay Later Revenue Analysis, 2020-2029
    India Buy Now Pay Later Operational KPIs & Statistics, 2020-2029
    India BNPL by Business Model, 2020-2029
    India BNPL by Merchant Ecosystem, 2020-2029
    India BNPL by Distribution Model Analysis, 2020-2029
    India BNPL Analysis by Channel, 2020-2029
    India Buy Now Pay Later in Retail Shopping: Market Size and Forecast, 2020-2029
    India Buy Now Pay Later in Home Improvement: Market Size and Forecast, 2020-2029
    India Buy Now Pay Later in Travel: Market Size and Forecast, 2020-2029
    India Buy Now Pay Later in Media and Entertainment: Market Size and Forecast, 2020-2029
    India Buy Now Pay Later in Services: Market Size and Forecast, 2020-2029
    India Buy Now Pay Later in Automotive: Market Size and Forecast, 2020-2029
    India Buy Now Pay Later in Healthcare and Wellness: Market Size and Forecast, 2020-2029
    India Buy Now Pay Later in Others: Market Size and Forecast

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against GrafTech, Instacart, and Boeing and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

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The Company sells and delivers a range of products in the food, alcohol, consumer health, pet care, and ready-made meals categories, in addition to others.

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  • The Company sells and delivers a range of products in the food, alcohol, consumer health, pet care, and ready-made meals categories, in addition to others.
  • The Company offers its services through a mobile application and website, while also providing software-as-a-service solutions to retailers.
  • Throughout the Class Period, Defendants continued to assure investors that Boeing was laser-focused on safety and quality.
  • These false and misleading statements caused Boeing stock to trade at artificially inflated prices during the Class Period.

Keta Legacy Foundation, The Mountaineers Reach Settlement in Ongoing Litigation

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The final piece of litigation between The Mountaineers and Keta Legacy Foundation has been formally settled out of court this week.

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  • The final piece of litigation between The Mountaineers and Keta Legacy Foundation has been formally settled out of court this week.
  • Both groups’ leaders have been engaging in confidential negotiations since September 2023 to resolve the remaining piece of the litigation: The use of and rights to the “Mountaineers Foundation” name.
  • An agreement on a commonsense process to determine the intent of donors’ bequests and whether they were meant to go to Keta Legacy Foundation or The Mountaineers.
  • Reciprocal easements for potential electrical upgrades across each others’ properties, allowing for a safer electrical system for the Theater and potential electrical needs on Keta Legacy Foundation’s land.

Isabella Bank Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and 2023 Earnings

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MT. PLEASANT, Mich., Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Isabella Bank Corporation (the "Corporation") (OTCQX: ISBA) reported fourth quarter and year-end 2023 earnings, demonstrating resilience during a year buffeted by rising interest rates on deposit accounts.  Net income for the fourth quarter was $3.8 million and $18.2 million for the year ended December 31, 2023.  Earnings per common share were $0.51 in the fourth quarter and $2.42 for the year.

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  • PLEASANT, Mich., Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Isabella Bank Corporation (the "Corporation") (OTCQX: ISBA) reported fourth quarter and year-end 2023 earnings, demonstrating resilience during a year buffeted by rising interest rates on deposit accounts.
  • Net interest income, fourth quarter 2023: Net interest income for the fourth quarter 2023 declined $2.7 million, or 16%, compared to the fourth quarter of 2022.
  • Noninterest income and expenses, fourth quarter 2023: Noninterest income increased $244,000 compared to the fourth quarter of 2022, primarily driven by wealth management fees and ATM and debit card income.
  • Dividend: The Corporation paid a $0.28 per common share cash dividend for the fourth quarter of 2023.

Isabel Schnabel: From laggard to leader? Closing the euro area’s technology gap

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This paper, by means of a DSGE model including heterogeneous firms and banks, financial frictions and prudential regulation, first shows the need of climate-related capital requirements in the existing prudential framework.

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  • This paper, by means of a DSGE model including heterogeneous firms and banks, financial frictions and prudential regulation, first shows the need of climate-related capital requirements in the existing prudential framework.
  • We further show that relying on microprudential regulation alone would not be enough to account for the systemic dimension of transition risk.

Chronic wasting disease has been detected in British Columbia deer, and we need to act now

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Since 1996, a deadly neurodegenerative disease of cervids (deer, elk, moose, caribou, reindeer) has been spreading across Canada.

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  • Since 1996, a deadly neurodegenerative disease of cervids (deer, elk, moose, caribou, reindeer) has been spreading across Canada.
  • On Jan. 31, 2024, chronic wasting disease (CWD) was detected for the first time in British Columbia in two deer.

Disease-causing proteins

  • The protein is similar to other normal proteins in the body, except it’s abnormally shaped.
  • The abnormal folding of these disease-causing prion proteins — which are found most abundantly in the brain — leads to brain damage that makes the brain appear like a sponge.
  • Other TSEs include Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in people, bovine-spongiform encephalopathy (“mad cow disease”) in cows, and scrapie in sheep and goats.
  • This means that early detection and management is critical for reducing the impact of this disease.

British Columbia’s preparations

  • has established a surveillance program to detect CWD as soon as possible.
  • Our research suggests that a robust approach to such a difficult disease will require rapid, collective and collaborative action across sectors.
  • This approach must involve wildlife managers, hunters, local communities, First Nations and researchers to integrate a number of approaches.

Surveillance and management

  • Many CWD management programs rely on removing infected animals from the landscape.
  • While it is mandatory to submit the heads from hunted cervids in select management units in B.C., in most regions, submission is voluntary.
  • Hunters can participate in CWD management and surveillance by removing the head of the animal and submitting it to a local testing station or freezer for CWD testing.
  • The public can also participate in CWD surveillance and management by reporting signs of sick animals and vehicle collisions with cervids.
  • This is why testing cervids that have been killed by vehicles is also a critical component of CWD surveillance and management.

Curbing the spread

  • CWD can spread between animals through contact with bodily fluids.
  • Legal restrictions on carcass transport and the use of urine-based scents in hunting can also reduce the unintentional spread of CWD.
  • Research has shown that community-focused communication and engagement are essential for the success of CWD management efforts.
  • In the days ahead, fostering open dialogue and collaboration will be paramount towards an effective and sustainable effort against CWD.


Kaylee Byers is the Regional Deputy Director of the British Columbia Node of the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative and collaborates with the Wildlife Health Program, which leads Chronic Wasting Disease surveillance in British Columbia. Sarah Robinson does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.

AgriFORCE Granted Further Patent from the USPTO Related to its FORCEGH+ Facilities

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AgriFORCE Growing Systems Ltd. (“the Company”) (NASDAQ: AGRI; AGRIW), an intellectual property (IP) focused AgTech company, today announced that on February 13, 2024, the USPTO granted Patent No.

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  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AgriFORCE Growing Systems Ltd. (“the Company”) (NASDAQ: AGRI; AGRIW), an intellectual property (IP) focused AgTech company, today announced that on February 13, 2024, the USPTO granted Patent No.
  • This continuation patent covers the innovative FORCEGH+ facility design, including its ability to integrate with different automated systems.
  • This patent expands on the Company’s previously announced patent related to its FORCEGH+ facilities.
  • FORCEGH+ facilities are designed as advanced AgTech, high efficiency building envelopes developed through proprietary engineering and materials.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

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CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF) today announced that the Company will present at the following upcoming investor conferences:

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  • CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF) today announced that the Company will present at the following upcoming investor conferences:
    Citi’s 2024 Global Industrial Tech and Mobility Conference at 11:20 am ET on Wednesday, February 21, 2024.
  • Barclays Industrial Select Conference at 8:00 am ET on Thursday, February 22, 2024.
  • Investors who wish to access the live conference webcasts should visit the Investor Relations section of the company’s website at www.cfindustries.com .
  • A replay of the webcasts will be available on the CF Industries Holdings, Inc. website for 180 days following the events.