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Ian Campbell

Ian Campbell

Contributor since: 01 Apr 2011

Biography

Through his www.BusinessTransitionSimplified.com website and his Business Transition & Valuation Review newsletter Ian R. Campbell shares his perspectives on business transition, business valuation and world economic and financial markets influences on those two topics. A recognized business valuation and transition authority, he founded Toronto based Campbell Valuation Partners Limited (1976). He currently is working to bring his business valuation and transition experience to both business owners and their advisors in our new economic, business and financial markets normal.

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    Published 03 May 2016 | viewed 0 times

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    Published 09 September 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Last Friday I said, shortly after the U.S. August Non-Farm Jobs Report was released, that I thought that report did "not identify or confirm" what…

  • Eurozone: GDP Growth

    Published 14 August 2013 | viewed 0 times

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  • United States: Mr. Bernanke Once Again

    Published 17 July 2013 | viewed 0 times

    This morning at 8:30 a.m. ET Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke released testimony given to a Congressional Committee at 10 a.m. ET this morning. As I…

  • Deutsche Bank Undercapitalized?, Italy Headed For Bail-out?

    Published 03 July 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Deutsche Bank Undercapitalized? In a statement everyone ought to be aware of if they are not, about two weeks ago U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.…

  • Federal Reserve: Where From Here?

    Published 25 June 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Originally posted on The Federal Reserve website, The Market Oracle, The Wall Street Journal, and Brookings. Mainstream and Internet media sources have (and continue to…

  • Extractive Industries: Increasing Transparency Pressure

    Published 19 June 2013 | viewed 0 times

    G8 shines world spotlight on mining transparency, or lack thereof, from Mineweb, June 17, 2013 - reading time 4 minutes. For at least the past…

  • China: Credit Bubble?

    Published 17 June 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Fitch says China credit bubble unprecedented in modern world history, from The Telegram (via Business Insider), June 16, 2013 - reading time 4 minutes -…

  • European Central Bank: 'Whatever it Takes' Challenge

    Published 10 June 2013 | viewed 0 times

    If you participate in the financial markets, or simply have an interest in following the machinations of the world economy, I suggest that you must…

  • Resource Extraction: Water Due Diligence

    Published 07 June 2013 | viewed 0 times

    If you trade or invest in resources stocks (whether mining or oil and gas) you ought to ensure that you have due diligence questions organized…

  • Gold: Roubini's Current Views

    Published 07 June 2013 | viewed 0 times

    If you are interested in physical gold, and follow the economic commentaries of Nouriel Roubini, you may already have read After the Gold Rush which…

  • Hussman: Not in Kansas Anymore

    Published 30 May 2013 | viewed 0 times

    On April 22 I wrote a commentary titled Austerity/Growth: We're not in Kansas anymore, where I said: "Rightly or wrongly, I intuitively see the 'macro-economic…

  • Bernanke - Yesterday's Congressional Address

    Published 23 May 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Yesterday, as you almost certainly know, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Bernanke addressed the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress on The Economic Outlook. I…

  • Bernanke: Friday Speech

    Published 13 May 2013 | viewed 0 times

    You are no doubt aware that last Friday (May 10) Fed Chair Bernanke discussed the U.S. Federal Reserve's ongoing monitoring of the U.S. financial system.…

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    Published 08 May 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Should those with bank deposits in the eurozone (and perhaps the other 10 European Union countries) be concerned about the possibility of a 'Cyprus event'…

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    Published 06 May 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Mohamed El-Erian is CEO of Pimco, a U.S. based global investment management company with +$2 billion in assets under administration. Speaking at a Conference organized…

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    Published 18 April 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Whether or not you participate in the financial markets, if you have not done so you ought to read IMF: Euro-zone companies face massive 'debt…

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    Published 10 April 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Measured by 2011 GDP France is the 5th largest economy in the world, and the 2nd largest after Germany in both the European Union and…

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    Published 05 April 2013 | viewed 0 times

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