Sony Balks at Loeb's Suggested Split

May 14 (Bloomberg) -- Dr. Seijiro Takeshita, Director of Mizuho International, discusses the outlook for Sony and reaction to urgings by Dan Loeb of Third Point to sell parts of their business. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Dividend Cuts Surpass 2008
58:44 - 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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