FlexShares’ Huemmer comments on dividends in the new financial world

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Investors need to reconsider their approach to dividends in this new investment climate, says Chris Huemmer, Senior Investment Strategist at USD16 billion FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds.

As high-profile companies like Shell and General Motors announce dividend cuts and suspensions, it points to a greater trend of uncertainty in the market, he says, as this year alone, more companies have suspended or cancelled their dividends than in the past 10 years combined.

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