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Broken Debt Covenants?

It’s almost that time again…  quarterly debt covenant reporting.  Is your company going to have some explaining to do?  If so, you’re not alone. Banks generally set 3-4 key covenants on their loans.  These covenants serve as “tripwires” that alert the bank to potential trouble ahead.  Most companies don’t bust all of them, but many find themselves

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Should You Pay Attention to Economic Indicators?

An article published recently in the Journal makes the case that smaller companies should pay attention to certain economic indicators, such as the Producer Price Index (PPI), unemployment rates, and consumer confidence. Yet most smaller companies take what the market will bear, and sell and buy in markets which are impacted by much more narrow

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