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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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    If you hold or are considering directly or indirectly (through an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) or bank gold certificate for example) holding or investing in…

  • Financing Issues and Consequences

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    Why read: Because mining exploration and development can be interesting to traders and investors, but those companies have no internally generated cash flow and must…

  • Paul Krugman on Deficit Spending

    Published 20 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Paul Krugman is a Nobel prize winner. He seems to think that without further deficit spending the U.S. will face depression - a term and…

  • High Frequency Algorithmic Trading Overviewed

    Published 20 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why Read: If you participate either directly, or have capital invested in the financial markets that is managed by others, you ought to have a…

  • So What Do I Worry About?

    Published 17 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    John Hussman is the founder of Hussman Funds. A former professor of economics and international finance at the University of Michigan, he is said to…

  • Is the World Economy 'A House of Cards'?

    Published 16 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why Read: Because this is an interesting summary of one person's view of why 'a physicist turned risk consultant' sees the global economic system as…

  • The Importance of Internal Consistency

    Published 16 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why read: To test the contemporaneous views I expressed four years ago, to observe similarities and differences then and now, and to determine if you…

  • A Positive Opinion on U.S. Jobs!

    Published 16 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why Read: To review and think in a balanced way about an optimistic (and different from my) view on the U.S. labour market. Commentary: The…

  • Return of Manufacturing to America?

    Published 15 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    A recent article overviews somewhat futuristic manufacturing methodologies referred to as: 'additive manufacturing', which uses three dimensional print electronics to manufacture products; and, molecular manufacturing.…

  • The U.S. National Debt as seen in February 2009

    Published 14 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why read: To test the contemporaneous views I expressed four years ago, to observe similarities and differences then and now, and to determine if you…

  • Unions at Risk

    Published 14 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why read: Because globalization is a game-changer for developed country unions and unionized workers, and this is something worth focusing on and thinking about whether…

  • Why Didn't the Forecasters Figure It Out?

    Published 13 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why read: To test the contemporaneous views I expressed four years ago, to observe similarities and differences then and now, and to determine if you…

  • More On Whether There Should Be a Reversion to Segregated Banking Activities

    Published 13 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    I concluded a commentary in my July 13 Newsletter with the following statement: "It is also why I have come to believe laws should be…

  • President Obama in January 2009 and Now

    Published 10 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why Read: To test the contemporaneous views I expressed four years ago, to observe similarities and differences then and now, and to determine if you…

  • Corporate Interest Rates Thwarting Competitiveness - Really?

    Published 10 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why read: To think about whether a 2.5% change in a company's borrowing rates ought to materially affect a company's competitive position. Certainly that could…

  • October 2008 and Now

    Published 09 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why read: To test the contemporaneous views I expressed four years ago, to observe similarities and differences then and now, and to determine if you…

  • Consider the Timing of Reporting

    Published 09 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Last week U.S. home prices in May were reported by S&P/Case-Shiller. The composite 20-city home price index, said to be 'a key gauge of U.S.…

  • Are Central Banks Now Emasculated?

    Published 08 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why Read: Because Mohamed El-Erian is, on the face of things, a very smart and experienced money manager who from my perspective writes in a…

  • The Consequences of Contagion?

    Published 08 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why read: Because if you think about it, this can be argued to offer a suggestion (and a warning) of how much at risk the…

  • Update on Italy

    Published 08 August 2012 | viewed 0 times

    Why Read: Because Italy may already be 'the next big thing' in the Eurozone economic crisis. Everyone needs to be aware of that, and one…