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Month: August 2020

Physicians Realty Trust Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results
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MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE: DOC) (the “Company,” the “Trust,” “we,” “our” and “us”), a self-managed healthcare real estate investment trust, today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020. John T. Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Trust, commented, “At Physicians Realty Trust, we remain focused on supporting the nation’s…

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6 Safe REIT Preferred Stocks With Yields Over 7%
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Investment Thesis Lately, I’ve become fascinated with preferred stocks as an income-oriented investment vehicle. In a low interest rate, low yield environment, the relatively high yields typically offered by preferred shares become more attractive. With my experience in real estate, I am particularly interested in the preferred shares of real estate investment trusts (“REITs”) that…

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Coronavirus: The Coronavirus Generation
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Coronavirus: The Coronavirus Generation

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Three decades ago, a team of researchers at Duke University set off to follow a group of schoolchildren in a stretch of rural North Carolina that happened to include a small reservation. Soon after, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians opened a casino and began sharing the profits, about $4,000 per adult each year, with…

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Coronavirus: Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today
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An outbreak among the crew of a fishing boat spared the only three members with antibodies.Aug. 19, 2020ImageCredit…The New York TimesThe number of cases worldwide has passed 22 million, and more than 780,000 people have died.Venezuela is treating the infected like criminals in its virus crackdown.A U.S. report found that officials in Wuhan and Hubei…

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Coronavirus: When Is a Coronavirus Test Not a Coronavirus Test?
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Opinion|When Is a Coronavirus Test Not a Coronavirus Test?If it takes 12 days to get results, it’s basically pointless.July 24, 2020Credit…Chang W. Lee/The New York TimesDesperate to continue the tradition of a family beach week, I hatched a plan that would allow some mask- and sanitizer-enhanced semblance of normality.We hadn’t seen my two 20-something children…

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New Policy, Old Mindset
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Written by Disha Nawani | Updated: August 19, 2020 8:42:02 am The National Education Policy 2020 reiterates the importance of teachers and aspires for outstanding students to choose the teaching profession.School teachers, particularly in India, are caught in a strangely paradoxical situation — they are revered and ridiculed at the same time. The framing of…

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Next Avenue: Live positive, age positive: The secret to wealth and health as you grow older
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Back in the 1990s, when I worked at Money magazine, David Lereah was a go-to source for our real estate stories. His job then: chief economist at the Mortgage Bankers Association (he later held that job at the National Association of Realtors). I lost track of Lereah until his new, and wholly surprising, book recently…

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A Guide to Exploring Faith as an Adult
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When we think of our identities as fixed and unchanging—I am this kind of person; I am not that kind of person—we’re shutting ourselves off from many of life’s possibilities. Arthur C. Brooks August 13, 2020 Jan Buchczik “How to Build a Life” is a biweekly column by Arthur Brooks, tackling questions of meaning and…

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Healthpeak Properties™ Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results
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IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Healthpeak Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PEAK) today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020. For the quarter, we generated net income of $0.09 per share, NAREIT FFO of $0.34 per share, FFO as Adjusted of $0.40 per share and blended Total Same-Store Portfolio Cash NOI results of (2.2%). SECOND QUARTER 2020…

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Coronavirus: Covid Hits Minorities Hardest, but Data Often Doesn’t Show It
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Transit stations have been quiet lately, but on six days earlier this month people lined up outside a subway station in San Francisco’s largely Hispanic Mission District. They were waiting not for a train but for a coronavirus test, at a white tent staffed by workers from nearby UC San Francisco.The tents were pitched outside…

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Coronavirus: What to Know About Coronavirus Charges on Your College Bill
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Image: Flamingo Images (Shutterstock)As college students return to school, some have noticed a new line item on their bill: a coronavirus fee. With new costs for screening, testing, and safety configurations, the New York Times reports some colleges and universities are passing part of the expense along to students. While schools are hoping that federal…

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Coronavirus: In a Touch-Free World, the QR Code Is Having Its Moment
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Venture outside and you’ll soon see them. Printed on posters and signs, pasted on pub walls and hotel lobbies, taped to picnic tables in beer gardens: QR codes. WIRED UKThis story originally appeared on WIRED UK.As the hospitality industry begins tentatively to open up, restaurants and hotels are turning to technology to deliver a dine-in…

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Coronavirus: Don’t Skip These Estate Planning Moves During Coronavirus
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Photo: fizkes (Shutterstock)As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the nation, some are preparing for the worst-case scenario. As AARP reports, attorneys are seeing an uptick in business as Americans rush to prepare estate planning documents—and it’s easy to see why. Fewer than a third of adults have a will or other necessary estate planning documents, according…

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