Interview: Ian Gordon by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
If this recession seems like itís going on forever, Ian Gordon of The
Long Wave Analyst newsletter will give you good news and bad news.
First, the good news: It wonít last forever. The bad news: Itís going
to hurt a lot more before it gets better. The good news: More likely than
not it will only happen once in your lifetime. The bad news: The same
goes for that phenomenal bull market that just passed. And Gordon
has more to say, including warnings about the probable collapse of
the worldwide economy.
Ian Gordon was educated in England. He attended the Royal
Military Academy, Sandhurst, and was commissioned into the
Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). He resigned his commission in 1967
and emigrated to Canada that year; he has been in the Canadian
brokerage industry since 1983. He is currently a vice president at
Canaccord Capital in Vancouver, BC. Gordon, a long-time student of
Kondratieffís economic cycle, began writing his newsletter The Long
Wave Analyst in 1998; the newsletter now reaches some 4,000
Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan of STOCKS & COMMODITIES spoke
with Gordon on February 25, 2003, via telephone.