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Month: August 2020

The Shoguns & Nikko – How three Samurai shaped Japan
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Nikko was founded in the 8th century by Shodo Shonin, a Zen Buddhist monk before there was any bakufu or shogun in Japan.  The first shogun was Minamoto Yoritomo, appointed by the emperor, Go-Toba, on August 21, 1192.  Although the emperor officially remained the head of the nation by title, Minamoto Yoritomo was responsible for…

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“Since being diagnosed with epilepsy, I like to say that I am now training for life versus training for a specific race.”
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Multisport competition has taken on a much larger meaning for Glenna Fraumeni. No longer is it about pinpointing specific races, performing gut-busting training sessions in preparation, and then executing a laid-out plan required to stand on the podium. Now as the 35-year-old registered nurse from Toronto deals with epilepsy, her goal is pursuit of an…

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Boston Properties Inc (BXP) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
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Image source: The Motley Fool. Boston Properties Inc (NYSE:BXP)Q2 2020 Earnings CallJul 29, 2020, 10:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood morning, and welcome to Boston Properties Second Quarter Earnings Call. This call is being recorded. [Operator Instructions] At this time, I’d like to turn the conference over to Ms. Sara…

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Property brothers: Kielburgers facing scrutiny over WE organization’s $50M real estate empire
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‘If a charity keeps fundraising to accumulate assets, whether … real estate, or other investments, either they need to spend more on charitable activities or just stop fundraising’Author of the article:Vanmala SubramaniamPublishing date:Jul 20, 2020  •   •  11 minute readThe WE Organization owns these nine properties in Toronto’s East End. Peter J. Thompson/National PostArticle contentThe…

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Coronavirus: How This Week’s Fed Meetings May Impact Your Wallet
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Image: Paul Brady Photography (Shutterstock)Yesterday, the Federal Reserve announced it would leave its benchmark interest rate close to zero. “We’re not even thinking about thinking about thinking about raising rates,” Fed Chair Jerome Powell said in a press conference. As coronavirus cases continue to spike, the Fed also plans to extend its lending programs through…

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Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc (GLPI) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
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Image source: The Motley Fool. Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc (NASDAQ:GLPI)Q2 2020 Earnings CallJul 31, 2020, 9:00 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGreetings, and welcome to the Gaming and Leisure Properties Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Joe Jaffoni, Investor…

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