China PMI Suggests Economic Weakness Ahead

May 23 (Bloomberg) -- Frederic Neumann, co- head of Asian economics research at HSBC Holdings Plc in Hong Kong, talks about China's economic outlook. Manufacturing in China is contracting for the first time in seven months, adding to signs that growth is losing steam for a second quarter. Neumann speaks with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television's "On the Move." (Source: Bloomberg)

Dividend Cuts Surpass 2008
52:19 - In 2015, equity investors looking for yield suffered death by 394 cuts. Last year, the number of dividend reductions far surpassed 2008, according to Bespoke Investment Group, citing data from Standard & Poor's. The ratcheting down of payouts to shareholders is a function of weak commodity prices, sluggish growth dampening corporate profits, and a tightening of credit conditions. Seneca Investment Managers Ltd CIO Peter Elston discusses with Bloomberg’s Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards on “Countdown.”
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