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Ian R. Campbell's Economic Straight TalkWith over 40 years of experience as one of Canada’s leading business valuation consultants, Ian R. Campbell understands the value of relevant, reliable, and timely information to predict outcomes for investors.

Through The Economic Straight Talk Newsletter he shares his considerable knowledge and experience by providing his unique perspective on the world and country specific economies, the financial markets, and natural resources.

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News Briefs - July 25, 2014

America: Weakening on the world stage?

My overriding question after reading Putin has exposed a chilling truth about the West: It no longer exists is: How has America been weakened on the world stage as a result of globalization, resultant off-shoring, its enormous debt increases in the aftermath of 2008, and its continuing trade deficits now running at +/-$45 billion/month? .....

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Canadian exports - detailed vs. broad statistics!

The referenced article says that the well and oft-reported U.S. economic recovery was not reflected in expected Canadian exports to the U.S. in 2013 by about Cdn$50 billion.

This has resulted in Canadian Central Bank analysts determining that while 10 of 31 Canadian export sub-sectors .....

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Financial adviser returns?

The question of financial advisers, and their own investment performance is far from a new topic. However, periodically the issue again rears its head. I consider this .....

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