How Canadian entrepreneurs will fare through the U.S. economic slump, in the new Business Coach podcast episode released today TORONTO, Feb. 12 /CNW/ - There's no bigger business issue these days than the state of the U.S economy. Is it going into recession? Is it already in recession? And either way, what will the impact be on Canadian business owners? PROFIT magazine editor Ian Portsmouth and Michael Gregory, Managing Director & Senior Economist with the economics department at BMO Nesbitt Burns in Toronto sit down to discuss these and other pertinent questions related to the U.S. economic slowdown, in the latest Business Coach podcast, unveiled today. Rated as one of the top podcasts available for download during the run of its first episode on Apple iTunes, the new Business Coach episodes offer new insight and information in an updated format to help small business owners run their business better. Since October of 2007 podcast episodes have been regularly available on iTunes, as well as on bmo.com and PROFITguide.com. Previous releases include: "Lessons from the Dragons' Den," "Building an advisory board," "Family business," Personal finance," "Better Workplaces," "Social Media," "Tax Planning," "Going Global," and "Retire Rich." The Business Coach podcast is offered in both English and French, with the English language interviews hosted by Ian Portsmouth and broadcaster André Hains leading the Francophone episodes. The podcast is produced by PROFIT in cooperation with BMO Bank of Montreal. About PROFIT Magazine PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success offers news, strategies, tips, interviews and other resources to entrepreneurs leading Canada's fastest-growing companies. Each year PROFIT - which currently reaches more than 300,000 readers nationally - hosts a number of events that bring together business leaders in the fast-growth segment and champions the interests of those leaders. PROFIT was founded in April 1982 as Canada's first national magazine geared to entrepreneurs. Visit PROFITguide.com.