Nine companies eliminating dividends in 2020 declined an average of 52% this year.

It's important to note that these companies may have run out of cash if they didn't.

Looks like it is 11 Cancellations

Bank Dividends?

The European Central Bank has instructed lenders to cancel all measures to return funds to shareholders. Regulators in the US and the UK should follow their example.

UK's Biggest Banks Scrap Dividends and Bonuses

Glencore Defers Dividend Payment


EasyJet Pays Dividend, Takes Bailout

Hong Kong Still Pays Dividends

All Shook Up

Goldman Sachs Sees Dividend Slash of 25%

A Different Kind of Dividend

Important to note that what's happened *so far* is largely baked in based on (bad) choices the U.S. made a week to a month ago, or longer. The data lags our actions to an extent that folks don't seem to fully appreciate. But making better choices *now* *will* pay dividends later.

Mike "Mish" Shedlock

Let's Review 50 Years of Dire Climate Forecasts and What Actually Happened

Here are 21 headlines from various news sources regarding dire climate predictions over the last 50 years. Many of the predictions are outrageously funny.

Let's Eliminate the Trade Deficit! Yeah, What If?

Trump says winning a trade war is easy. Really?

What Happened to the Data-Dependent Fed?

The Fed will cut tomorrow and likely it will not be enough to satisfy Trump or those looking for shock-and-awe.

Boeing 737 Max Suspension: What Really Happened?

This week, Boeing announced it would suspend production of the 737 Max in January. The timing and details are unusual.

What Happens if CDU/CSU Split?

A reader from Germany chimes in on events if CDU/CSU Split.

Solar Companies Behind Tariff Increases are Foreign-Owned

Trump raised tariffs on solar panels pledging "America First." The two companies that petitioned Trump are foreign owned

Companies Ponder Moving to Mexico to Escape Trump Tariffs

Electronics, furniture, and specialty steel companies are hit hard by Trump Tariffs. Some ponder moving operations.

Brexit Collusion Between France and UK? What Really Happened?

A reader asks if there was collusion between French President Emmanuel Macron and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Bond Market Paralysis: What Happens When Central Banks Own the Market? Mish’s Sure-Fire Proposal

Here’s the question of the day: What happens when central banks own the market? The answer comes from Asia where Japan’s Government Bond Market Grinds to a Halt and the yield on 10-year Japanese bonds did not move for seven days.