Hardball with Hitchner: Tough Issues – Clear Answers is a monthly publication from Jim Hitchner that will tackle important business valuation topics in the inimitable Hitchner style.
Jim will cover the latest developments in the valuation profession, always in a straightforward manner and with an emphasis on practical application.
As the nation’s premier business valuation educator, Jim is passionate about sharing the knowledge he has gained from more than 40 years of hands-on valuation experience.
An annual subscription is $99 for 12 issues (including some combined double issues on more complex topics). As a bonus, subscribers also get access to the archive of all past issues of Hardball with Hitchner and a library of hundreds of articles from the Financial Valuation and Litigation (FVLE) journal, the predecessor publication, at no additional cost. Access to the archives is limited to paid current subscribers.
Index of Past Issues
Issue 22/23 – August/September 2022:
Cost of Capital Dispute: Damodaran vs. Kroll Cost of Capital Navigator vs. BV Resources Cost of Capital Professional – What Is Right and What Is Wrong?
Issue 21 – July 2022:
Bad Business Valuation Report Language: A Comedy of Errors
Issue 20 – June 2022:
VPS StraightTalk Webinar Poll Results
Issue 19 – May 2022:
Pepperdine Private Capital Market Report – Useful or Not?
Issue 17/18 – March/April 2022:
The Business Valuation Glossary Issue
Do You Have a BV Glossary Problem? 2001 International Glossary of Business Valuation Terms vs. 2021 International Valuation Glossary – Business Valuation
Issue 16 – February 2022:
Transaction Databases: Small- to Medium-size Businesses
Issue 14/15 – December 2021/January 2022:
VPS Quick Study Summary Outline – Navigating the Navigator
Issue 13 – January 2021:
Avoiding Business Valuation Mistakes – Greatest Hits Part 2
Issue 12 – October 2021:
Avoiding Business Valuation Mistakes – Greatest Hits
Issue 11 – September 2021:
Economic Research Report Review
Issue 10 – August 2021:
DLOM – One Foot in the Boat and One Foot on the Dock
Issue 9 – July 2021:
Webinar Polls Reveal Who’s Doing What in Business Valuation
Issue 8 – June 2021:
Websites: Facts vs. the Illusion of Facts
Issue 7 – May 2021:
Preparing for a BV Deposition – Good Answers to Tough Questions (Part two of two)
Issue 6 – April 2021:
Preparing for a BV Deposition – Good Answers to Tough Questions (Part one of two)
Issue 5 – March 2021:
Understanding Economic Data – A Business Valuation Perspective
Issue 4 – February 2021:
Business Valuation and COVID
Issue 3 – January 2021:
Cost of Equity Capital
Issue 2 – December 2020:
Income Approach – Capitalized Cash Flow (CCF) and Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Methods
Issue 1 – November 2020:
Business Valuation and COVID-19: Uncertain Does NOT Mean Unreliable