Business valuations have remained frozen in time for the past nine quarters. Are there any signs that that will change in 2011?
For most companies, sales remain stagnant.
So do the sale prices of businesses.
But there is one sliver of good news: Valuations are holding steady and even rose slightly in early 2010.
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DARREN DAHL is a contributing editor at Inc. Magazine, which he has written for since 2004. He also works as a collaborative writer and editor and has partnered with several high-profile authors. Dahl lives in Asheville, NC.