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"I have only minutes to read the daily news. I look for expert opinion, not just facts. Ian Campbell’s Newsletter is a very valuable Canadian view on world events. It greatly helps me ‘keep up’!"
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"The value of Campbell’s ‘Straight Talk’ is the daily winnowing of important world economic news, and his interpretation of its economic and investing relevance and potential impact."
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"I read investor-type material extensively. Campbell's Economic Straight Talk story picks and comments are the most valuable I see. His sophisticated, unbiased approach places his e-letter at the ‘top of the list’."
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"Economic Straight Talk gives me informed, succinct comments on important economic events. It saves me time, helps me understand main-stream news, and makes me feel I'm staying ahead of the curve."
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"Ian creates value. He brings the same independent thought and deep perspective of what is important to his Newsletter that he brings to his consulting work. I read it regularly – it saves me time in staying well informed."
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Other Subscriber Comments

"Economic Straight Talk gives me a perspective that is either confirming of my views or alerts me of things I am missing."

"I get solid investment advice, and macroeconomic summaries that are not politically slanted."

"Very knowledgeable writers."

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"You zero in on relevant information in both a micro and macro sense. I forward your newsletter to several people every day."

Most frequent comments from a survey conducted May 2012:
  • Balanced, candid, independent, non-partisan, objective
  • Very informative
  • Big picture approach is very helpful
  • Good forecasts
  • Information is current and relevant
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