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Jan. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg Markets Magazine editor Ron Henkoff discusses the featured stories in the magazine's February issue. (Source: Bloomberg)

Dividend Cuts Surpass 2008
55:01 - 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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