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Oil stock dividends to drop by $12B: Markit

Oil and gas dividends held up relatively well through 2015, but an extended trough in the commodity’s price will see large energy firms slash payouts by a total of $12 billion this year, Markit warns. Ten of the world’s large cap energy firms — those with a market value of more than 10 billion — are set to cut their ... Read More »

These 8 stocks pay crazy dividends

With bond yields falling across the globe, investors may be tempted to seek yield in high-dividend stocks. The problem? While fixed income investors who hold a bond until maturity will get their payments unless the issuing company or government defaults, equity investors are in a very different boat. A company may simply choose to reduce its dividend or to stop ... Read More »