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$8-10 million sculpture, nicknamed 'the bean,' unveiled in NYC
CNN

A large curvaceous, reflective sculpture by Anish Kapoor that was commissioned for a prominent street corner in Lower Manhattan back in 2008 has finally been completed. The yet-to-be-titled work, which shares many features with the British artist's iconic "Cl… more…

Keppel profit slumps on China lockdown, real estate woes; sees ... - Reuters
Reuters

Singapore's Keppel Corp <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/KPLM.SI" target="_blank">(KPLM.SI)</a> posted a steeper-than-expected drop in annual profit on Thursday hurt by its urban development unit, but forecast China's easing market conditions and po… more…

India's largest mortgage lender HDFC misses Q3 profit view on ... - Reuters India
Reuters

Housing Development Finance Corp <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/HDFC.NS" target="_blank">(HDFC.NS)</a> (HDFC), India's largest mortgage lender, reported a 13.2% rise in third-quarter profit on Thursday, missing estimates, as higher funding costs t… more…

Breakingviews - John Malone prepares for a victory lap - Reuters
Reuters

If you climb into the saddle, be ready for the ride. Any investor who hit the trail years ago with John Malone will appreciate the old saying all too well: The trip has been decidedly bumpy. Now the cable cowboy’s Liberty Media <a href="https://www.reuters.co… more…

Theater never recovered from COVID — and now change is no longer a choice
NPR

With ticket sales way down and government relief mostly at an end, business as usual is not an option for nonprofit performing arts groups. more…

China keeps insisting its real-estate market is not in a crisis — even as just about every sign points to the opposite
Business Insider

The IMF recently said China's real-estate issue needs "further action," and developers just recorded their worst quarter in years. more…

Could blockchain be your next big career choice?
VentureBeat

Despite the crypto crash of 2022, you may be surprised to know that blockchain is alive and well -- outside of crypto. more…

Ukraine war latest: Russia suffers 'deadliest 24 hours'
Yahoo Entertainment

Ukraine claims the last 24 hours were the deadliest of the war for Russian troops, as Moscow hurls tens of thousands of freshly mobilised soldiers and... more…

Why Finland Selected the F-35A (2021)
Corporalfrisk.com

Back in 2017 I was fortunate enough to travel to RAF Lossiemouth together with a bunch of Finnish media courtesy of BAE Systems to get up and close with the Eurofighter Typhoon group operating ther… more…

Liquid modernity? (2014)
Blogspot.com

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The Coming AI Hackers
Schneier.com

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Trump’s Hush Money Case With Porn Star Is Back to Haunt Him
Vice News

Payments related to the former president's alleged affair with Stormy Daniels are his latest legal threat. more…

Deep Dive: These five-star stock funds can help you play the semiconductor rebound, as well as AI and 5G build-outs
MarketWatch

Sylvia Jablonksi of Defiance ETFs describes two investment strategies that include chip makers but also other companies working on cutting-edge technology more…

The Conversation: Cities are questioning the point of parking garages
MarketWatch

Planners are abolishing parking requirements, while developers are retrofitting existing structures into housing, concert venues, and even mushroom farms. more…

The latest Windows 11 build shares some its desktop real estate with Spotify
Theregister.com

Third party widgets are on the march in latest Windows Preview, which fixes some Arm64 FAILs too Microsoft's latest Windows 11 preview build has added a Spotify widget, more evidence of the software giant's increasing openness to third-party presences in its … more…

How 1923 Hollywood shaped 2023 Hollywood
The A.V. Club

While a lot of people are looking ahead to the movies that are coming in 2023 (we’ve done it too), The A.V. Club thought this would also be a good moment to take a look back. Way, way back. We decided to time-shift a full 100 years, to 1923, a seminal year fo… more…

Transcript: William Cohan
Ritholtz.com

   The transcript from this week’s, MiB: William Cohan on GE, Lazard, Goldman & Bear, is below. You can stream and download our full conversation, including any podcast extras, on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, YouTube, and Bloomberg. All of our earlier… more…

Karen Bass’ mission: Get 17,000 people off the streets of Los Angeles in a year
Politico

The new mayor has tied her political career to solving a crisis that has long stumped local and state leaders. more…

The ocean twilight zone could eventually store vast amounts of carbon captured from the atmosphere
Phys.Org

Deep below the ocean surface, the light fades into a twilight zone where whales and fish migrate and dead algae and zooplankton rain down from above. This is the heart of the ocean's carbon pump, part of the natural ocean processes that capture about a third … more…

1 Company Bucks the Office REIT Trend With Higher Rents and Earnings
Motley Fool

Life sciences companies may be more immune to work-from-home shifts. more…

This Dividend Stock Wants To Supersize Its Growth Prospects
Motley Fool

The company continues to consolidate the self-storage sector. more…

Medical Properties Trust Stock: Bear vs. Bull
Motley Fool

Neither the bulls nor the bears have a watertight argument, but one has an edge. more…

Why These Top REITs Rallied More Than 10% in January
Motley Fool

Most REITs rebounded sharply last month. more…

3 Juicy Dividend Stocks in Warren Buffett's Secret Portfolio to Buy in February
Motley Fool

These stocks aren't in Berkshire Hathaway's SEC filings, but Buffett owns them. more…

Why I Continue Buying These Top Dividend Stocks Like There's No Tomorrow
Motley Fool

The bear market has these high-quality stocks trading at attractive prices. more…

These 3 Beaten-Down Stocks Just Keep Raising Their Dividends. Time to Buy?
Motley Fool

While these stocks are down, their dividends keep going up. more…

3 Ultra-High-Yield Dividend Stocks That Are No-Brainer Buys in February
Motley Fool

These top-notch income stocks, with yields ranging from 7.7% to 10.5%, can really pad your pocketbook. more…

Merck (MRK) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

MRK earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Simon Property Group (SPG) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

SPG earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Camden Property Trust (CPT) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

CPT earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Electronic Arts (EA) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

EA earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Aon Plc (AON) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

AON earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Macerich (MAC) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

MAC earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Alphabet (GOOGL) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

GOOGL earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Centene (CNC) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

CNC earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

CVS Health (CVS) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

CVS earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Sirius XM (SIRI) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

SIRI earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Strategies for building US semiconductor fabs: Finding skilled labor
Mckinsey.com

Competing for skilled labor could delay semiconductor fab construction in the United States, but some new strategies may help accelerate progress. more…

Forward Thinking on how to get remote working right with Nicholas Bloom
Mckinsey.com

“There’s a lot of scare stories in the media saying hybrid doesn’t work,” says a leading economist. “My one piece of advice is just be intentional, be organized. Basically, get folks in on two, three days a week … and be really tough about having them come in… more…

The African American exodus from New York City
Gothamist

Faith Robinson holds a photograph of her grandmother standing in front of her family’s brownstone in Bed-Stuy in the 1990s. While the city’s overall population grows, the number of non-Hispanic Blacks continues to tumble; an epicenter of the change is Bed-… more…

‘Air purifying towers will have demonstration effect… need to take steps for industries and power sector’
The Indian Express

‘... Revenue expenditure has gone down from 79% to 48%. This is one of the best performances anywhere in country...” more…

Kerala budget: Petrol, diesel, liquor to cost more as government to levy social security cess
The Indian Express

The budget presented by Finance Minister K N Balagopal also included proposals to increase the fair value of land. more…

Budget 2023-24: Balanced, realistic and achievable: Ashok Wadhwa
The Times of India

Capital investment is always a key area of the budget. For the third straight year, the government has significantly increased the outlay, which is slated at ₹13.7 lakh crore for FY24 equating to 4.5% of India's GDP. A record ₹2.4 lakh crore is earmarked for … more…

When turning empty offices into housing works — and when it doesn't
CBC News

With office vacancy rates at high levels in several Canadian cities and a shortage of housing, the idea of turning old empty offices into apartments or condos is attracting attention. Experts say the concept is good, but it’s not a fix all to solve complex ho… more…

An Old, Small Opening Salvo v Russia? 2013 Bank Bail-In “increasingly has the smell of a proxy Germany v. Russia struggle through Cyprus”
Nakedcapitalism.com

A closer look at an old Eurozone banking crisis shows how Cyprus was (at least to a degree) used to get at Russia. more…

James Galbraith: The Quasi-Inflation of 2021-2022 – A Case of Bad Analysis and Worse Response
Nakedcapitalism.com

Galbraith explains why conventional views of inflation are a particularly poor fit for recent price increases and produced bad policy more…

The Influence Of Politics And Policy In The Real Estate Market
Forbes

Politics and the resulting policies and zoning restrictions are important to consider in the real estate market. more…

The New Real Estate Game: A Future-Ready Framework For CRE Investment
Forbes

The following is how real estate investors can apply a framework of data, automation, collaboration and scale (DACS) to streamline and optimize their processes. more…

Developing Community Hubs To Drive Purpose And Profit
Forbes

By adopting a longer-term focus coupled with a social and environmental lens, the real estate industry can deploy capital to build commercial properties in neighborhoods that deliver both profit and purpose. more…

Why Startups Should Avoid Shiny Object Syndrome
Forbes

Much of the time, founders' focus is almost singularly on product development instead of business management. more…

The Human Development Index, Longevity And You
Forbes

In the U.S., what those futures look like appears to be in flux in a tumultuous economic landscape. more…

Baidu’s Ernie Bot Powers Hong Kong Rise
Forbes

Asian equities were mixed as North Asia (Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China & Hong Kong) posted gains while South Asia (India, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, etc.) posted losses. more…

Mawari Raises $6.5 Million For Dual Compute Network
Forbes

The Network is run by a decentralized Web3 solution. more…

Yum China Provides A Look At China’s Consumer, Tik Tok Flip Flops On Food Delivery Launch
Forbes

Key News Asian equities were largely higher overnight as Taiwan and South Korea outperformed while China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, and Thailand posted declines. more…

Consumer Rebound Rolls On, Week In Review
Forbes

Asian equities had a strong night as India rebounded. Concerns of Adani’s implosion leading to a broader crisis lessened, though Mainland China and Hong Kong underperformed. more…

President Xi Addresses Domestic Consumption In Speech
Forbes

Asian equities had a strong day following US stocks’ positive move yesterday in advance of multiple central banks’ rate hike decisions. more…

Decarbonisation And The Green Transition In Construction: Logical, Cost-Effective, And Inevitable
Forbes

There’s no denying that global warming is one of the most pressing issues of our time and there is a booming consensus that decarbonization is the only logical way forward. This is particularly significant for the construction sector. more…

How LeBron James Became The NBA’s Top Scorer, Highest-Paid Player—And First Billionaire
Forbes

James broke the NBA's all-time scoring record Tuesday night, the latest of many wins in a record-breaking career both on and off the court. more…

CNY Rallies As Central Banks Hike Interest Rates
Forbes

Asian equity markets were broadly higher as Taiwan and South Korea outperformed. more…

Balloon Pops Blinken’s Visit, For Now
Forbes

Asian equities were largely lower after Friday’s unexpectedly strong US nonfarm payroll release that potentially pauses the Fed pivot, which is weighing on US equities today. more…

Series: Ryan Found Section 8 More Efficient Than The Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Forbes

Congressman Paul Ryan's review of housing elements of anti-poverty efforts found Section 8 vouchers more efficient than the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. more…

‘AI First’ To Last: How Google Fell Behind In The AI Boom
Forbes

With Bard, its newly launched "experimental conversational AI service," Google’s scrambling to ship AI products. But past scandals, botched launches and a talent drain have put it in a surprise position: playing catch-up in a field it helped create. more…

Replacing Discontinued Interest Rates Does Not Trigger Taxable Gain Or Loss
Forbes

Carrie Brandon Elliot reviews the provisions in reg. section 1.1001-6 that govern contract modifications that transition away from discontinued interbank offered interest rates. more…

Could These Two Trends Save Britain?
Project Syndicate

As the United Kingdom marks the third anniversary of its formal departure from the European Union, its overarching economic narrative is one of doom and gloom. But there are some promising early signs that the country could be moving toward the kind of region… more…

Showcasing A Powerful Story of Pain, Adversity, and Triumph in 'BAD AXE'
Nofilmschool.com

First-generation Cambodian-Mexican-American filmmaker, David Siev, captures a real-time portrait of 2020 during the pandemic in his first moving film, BAD AXE. This post was written by Meagan Keane and originally appeared on Adobe Blog on Jan. 19, 2023. The… more…

Zero-carbon Forbes International Tower, designed by AS+GG Architecture, proposed for Egypt's new capital
Archinect

Forbes and Egyptian real estate development company Magnom Properties have announced plans to construct a 55-story zero-carbon commercial tower in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital outside of Cairo. Called the Forbes International Tower, this marks the first… more…

Egypt's new capital to get Forbes International Tower designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Archinect

Forbes and Egyptian real estate development company Magnom Properties have announced plans to construct a zero-carbon commercial tower in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital outside of Cairo. Called the Forbes International Tower, this marks the first time the… more…

Featured architecture & marketing jobs at SKOLNICK Architecture + Design Partnership, Newman Architects, DAVID RUBIN Land Collective, Build Well Development, and Neumann & Rudy
Archinect

Take a look at our latest curated selection of architecture and planning firms currently hiring on Archinect Jobs: This week's featured employer highlight includes job openings in New York City, Philadelphia, New Haven, and Sag Harbor. For even more opportuni… more…

Saudi Arabia Starts Issuing Free 4-Day Stopover Transit Visa
Skift

From issuing the first tourist visa in September 2019 to the announcement of a free-of-charge four-day stopover transit visa for air travelers, Saudi Arabia has indeed come a long way. And then of course there's the target to attract 100 million tourists per … more…

Saudi Arabia Opens Up to Airbnb-Like Rentals
Skift

By allowing locals for the first time to rent out properties to tourists, Saudi Arabia is not just trying to keep pace with growing demand, but is also trying to make the destination more accessible. Over to the locals. -Peden Doma Bhutia more…

Dubai’s 14 Million Foreign Visitors Last Year Nudges Closer to 2019 High
Skift

Not satisfied with merely achieving pre-pandemic levels of tourism, Dubai has now set an ambitious goal of 40 million hotel guests in 2031. -Peden Doma Bhutia more…

Stirista Recognized as 2022 San Antonio Business Journal Business of the Year - Yahoo Finance
Yahoo Entertainment

Stirista, a data-driven marketing leader, today announced it was named as an honoree in San Antonio Business Journal's Business of the Year list... more…

Life is Good to consolidate operations to new Hudson building - The Union Leader
The Union Leader

Life is Good, the clothing company known for its quirky stick-figure logo, plans to consolidate its warehouse and manufacturing operations from four separate buidlings to one space in Hudson. more…

Extell Development Company, 34-TEN, GRT Architects, Pfaffmann + Associates, and Brandon Architects are this week's featured hiring firms
Archinect

Included in our latest weekly employer highlights are five architecture and development firms with current job openings in Brooklyn/New York City, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and Costa Mesa, California. For even more opportunities, visit the Archinect job board and … more…

The American Dream mall sets its sights beyond traditional retail
Fast Company

Plagued with 15 years of delays, the American Dream mall finally opened in late 2019—only for the Covid-19 pandemic to hit a few months later. Has the retail juggernaut finally found its footing in 2023? Here’s a riddle for connoisseurs of the good life. You… more…

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:NYSE:ARE) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call January 31, 2022 3:00 PM ETCompany ParticipantsPaula Schwartz - Investor RelationsJoel Marcus -... more…

My Oh My: 4 Strong Buys
Seeking Alpha

Four real estate investment trusts (REITs) are right on the money. Read why they should be in an investment portfolio. more…

STAG Industrial: A Solid Industrial REIT - At The Right Price
Seeking Alpha

STAG Industrial had its best year ever in 2022, but FFO per share growth was still only about half that of its peers. Find out my recommendation on STAG stock. more…

Marks and Spencer: High-Yield In The Retail Industry Given Balanced Risks In Recession Year
Seeking Alpha

Marks and Spencer stock has a strong market position in the consolidated non-cyclical industry. See why M&S remains the best option to buy in the retail bond universe. more…

Andvari Associates Q4 2022 Letter
Seeking Alpha

For the full year of 2022 Andvari was down 33.8% net of fees. Click here to read the full fund letter. more…

Kilroy Realty Corporation (KRC) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE:NYSE:KRC) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call February 2, 2023 1:00 PM ETCompany ParticipantsNick Yulico - ScotiabankBill Hutcheson - SVP, IR and Capital... more…

M.D.C. Holdings: Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain
Seeking Alpha

MDC had a very strong year in 2022, generating huge earnings and cash flow from a mostly strong housing market. Read more on MDC stock here. more…

Assurant, Inc. (AIZ) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:NYSE:AIZ) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call February 8, 2023 8:00 AM ETCompany ParticipantsSuzanne Shepherd - Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and... more…

Evans Bancorp, Inc. (EVBN) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Evans Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYSE:EVBN) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call February 2, 2023 4:45 PM ETCorporate ParticipantsCraig Mychajluk - Investor RelationsDavid Nasca - President &... more…

MGM Resorts: Smart Corporate Strategy Is The Engine For Much Higher Valuation
Seeking Alpha

MGM Resorts' verticals cover the entire spectrum of gaming's post-pandemic future both in brick-and-mortar and online gaming. Find out why the stock is a Buy. more…

Five Star Bancorp (FSBC) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Five Star Bancorp (NASDAQ:NASDAQ:FSBC) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call January 31, 2023 1:00 PM ETCompany ParticipantsJames Beckwith - President and CEOHeather Luck - Senior Vice President... more…

Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RAIFF) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Raiffeisen Bank International AG (OTCPK:RAIFF) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call February 1, 2023 8:00 AM ETCompany ParticipantsJohann Strobl - CEOHannes Mosenbacher - CROConference Call... more…

Publicis Groupe S.A. (PUBGY) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Publicis Groupe S.A. (OTCQX:PUBGY) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call February 2, 2023 3:30 AM ETCompany ParticipantsArthur Sadoun - Chairman & Chief Executive OfficerMichel-Alain Proch -... more…

LVMH: Still Overvalued
Seeking Alpha

LVMH is reporting extremely impressive annual results for fiscal 2022 with high growth rates for top and bottom line. See why I think the stock is overvalued. more…

Alfa Laval Corporate AB (ALFVF) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Alfa Laval Corporate AB (OTCPK:ALFVF) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call February 2, 2023 4:00 AM ETCompany ParticipantsTom Erixon - Chief Executive OfficerFredrik Ekstrom - Chief Financial... more…

Wana Brands CEO Nancy Whiteman On Growth With Conviction (Transcript)
Seeking Alpha

Wana Brands CEO Nancy Whiteman on being one of the top edibles brands in North America. Growth without outside capital, never take money you don't need. Getting acquired by Canopy Growth. more…

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:NASDAQ:EA) Q3 2023 Earnings Conference Call January 31, 2023 5:00 PM ETCompany RepresentativesAndrew Wilson - Chief Executive OfficerChris Suh - Chief Financial... more…

Swedbank AB (publ) (SWDBF) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Swedbank AB (publ) (OTCPK:SWDBF) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call January 31, 2023 3:00 AM ETCompany ParticipantsAnnie Ho - Head of Investor RelationsJens Henriksson - Chief Executive... more…

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (DB) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (NYSE:NYSE:DB) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call February 2, 2023 7:00 AM ETCompany ParticipantsIoana Patriniche - Head of IRChristian Sewing - CEOOlivier... more…

Kyndryl Holdings, Inc. (KD) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

Kyndryl Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:NYSE:KD) Q3 2023 Earnings Conference Call February 8, 2023 8:30 AM ETCompany ParticipantsLori Chaitman - Global Head, IRMartin Schroeter - Chairman and CEODavid... more…

UniCredit S.p.A. (UNCFF) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha

UniCredit S.p.A. (OTCPK:UNCFF) Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call January 31, 2023 4:00 AM ETCompany ParticipantsMagda Palczynska - Head, Investor RelationsAndrea Orcel - Chief Executive... more…

A scoping review of the impacts of COVID-19 physical distancing measures on vulnerable population groups
Nature.com

Physical distancing measures introduced to control the spread of COVID-19 had socio-economic trade-offs that may have particularly impacted vulnerable population groups. Here, the authors perform a scoping review and summarise the impacts on different vulnera… more…

Hilton’s Curio Collection Diplomat Resort Sold For More Than Any Hotel In Last 4 Years
Viewfromthewing.com

In the 60’s and 70’s the original Diplomat was frequented by Rat Pack types. The hotel closed in 1991 and was acquired by the International Brotherhood of Plumbers and Pipefitters in 1998, torn down, and rebuilt at a cost of ~ $800 million in construction cos… more…

The Fascinating History of the Aspect Ratio
Tutsplus.com

Ever wondered what those black bars are on Hollywood films or how to get the same cinematic look for your videos? Follow along to discover everything you need to know about aspect ratios. ... more…

One of skid row's largest housers faces financial implosion
Los Angeles Times

Faced with a desperate financial situation, one of the largest owners of affordable housing on skid row is trying to transfer all its buildings. more…