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Subject:  Goodwill on a Balance Sheet Date:  1/6/2005  12:43 PM
Author:  tsconn Number:  1485 of 2244

When a company lists a positive line item for "Goodwill" in the Assets section of their Balance Sheet, what are they referring to? Similarly when there's a negative line item for "Goodwill Impairment", what does that mean?

Thanks for any info!
Trevor
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