I mean , this is naive , but why can't the mightiest nation on earth, the unchallenged dominator say;
Hey Cuba , you are impoverished because of our actions, and are no threat. Can we help?
Hey Venezuela - the oil price thing has you reeling.You are no threat Can we do anything to help?
Hey Russia. The encircling action by Nato.EU must be seem like an existential threat.
What can we do to cool things down to our mutual advantage ?
Hey China Congratulations on getting your vast country on the way out of extreme poverty. What can we do together to transform the world?
US should consider doing the same as V.. Take a little power from Oil and do something for People.
Right Keem. Perfect time for US to put the boot in with sanctions - y'know -small struggling country - - tried to wrest power from oil and give it to the people - clearly existential threat to the US of A. Can the drones be far behind?
It's not just him. I check the research and portfolios at the Swiss giant all the time. Thousands of top paid gnomes produce this stuff. They very seldom get as far as matching the index , and thats with no costs applied. So the entire profession appears to be ultra-expensive bs.
Several shippers and drillers have made assurances in dividends lately only slash or eliminate them shortly after. Obviously they can't signal such moves in advance. If that happens her we could see 5 - 6$ and no div.
My stop is at 9.55.
The UK deducts no withholding tax on dividends either which way on RDS-B or any UK based entity.
However it is the US which will tax your divs. This makes US a good jurisdiction if like me your country has no bilateral treaties so you can't claw any withholding back
Seadrill said the same stuff shortly before eliminating the dividend. No company forecasts such a thing , as that would immediately produce corresponding fall in share price.