The mall is dead these days, but that's not the only reason to worry about Simon Property Group's (NYSE: SPG) ability to keep its chunky payouts coming. Simon Property Group had a rough second quarter, and understandably so. All of Simon's U.S. retail properties were open by early July, though it did have a few California locations close again in mid-July.
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The same challenges that pushed the iconic department store into bankruptcy will be waiting for it on the other side.