S&P Capital IQ Equity Research Group Announces Q1 2012 Webinar: "Where Are The Equity Markets Headed?"
S&P Capital IQ's senior equity investment strategists and an ETF analyst will give their outlooks for global economies and equity markets, as well as their recommendations for positioning portfolios for 2012. This complimentary webinar will be held on March 27, 2012 @ 11:00 am EDT.
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NEW YORK, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Many investors and advisors are torn between whether they should wait for an anticipated stock market correction or jump on the bandwagon.  Now that the stock market correction from April to October 2011 has been recouped, they wonder where the equity markets are headed.  S&P Capital IQ's senior equity investment strategists and an ETF analyst will discuss these questions and others listed below in this webinar. 

  • Will the projected first half slowdown in S&P 500 Operating EPS growth for 2012 be temporary or the new norm?
  • Will Europe's sovereign debt crisis flare up again and what will be the impact on global markets?
  • Will strong emerging market equity outperformance persist?
  • How far can the stock market go in the second quarter?
  • What areas of the market look the best technically?
  • What ETFs should investors look closely at given the macroeconomic trends highlighted on the call?
  • What role should past performance play in ETF selection?

WHAT:  Hosted by Sam Stovall, Chief Equity Strategist for S&P Capital IQ, this webinar will offer listeners actionable investment intelligence based on S&P Capital IQ's insights.

Questions will be taken from webinar participants after a brief presentation by each panelist.

WHO:  S&P Capital IQ's equity strategists and an ETF analyst participating in the webinar are:

  • Sam Stovall, Chief Equity Strategist, S&P Capital IQ
  • Alec Young, Global Equity Strategist, S&P Capital IQ
  • Mark Arbeter, Chief Technical Strategist, S&P Capital IQ
  • Todd Rosenbluth, ETF Analyst, S&P Capital IQ

WHY:  Investors, advisors and financial media can gain access to the financial market intelligence of S&P Capital IQ one of the world's largest producers of independent equity research.  S&P Capital IQ delivers these insights everyday through products, such as The Outlook and MarketScope Advisor. These offerings draw from S&P Capital IQ data, knowledge and research from its equity analysts, proprietary STARS coverage and Stock Reports.


WHEN:  Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, for 90 minutes. 

Event Details:  Click on the following link  http://ow.ly/9tXqc to register for the event. One hour of CFP continuing education credit is available for this event. (If you experience any difficulty while registering for this event, please contact Marc Eiger at 212-438-1280, or via e-mail to marc_eiger@standardandpoors.com.)


About S&P Capital IQ

S&P Capital IQ, a brand of the McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), is a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment advisors and wealth managers around the world. We provide a broad suite of capabilities designed to help track performance, generate alpha, identify new trading and investment ideas, and perform risk analysis and mitigation strategies. Through leading desktop solutions such as Capital IQ, Global Credit Portal and MarketScope Advisor desktops; enterprise solutions such as S&P Securities Evaluations, Global Data Solutions, and Compustat; and research offerings including Leveraged Commentary & Data, Global Market Intelligence, and company and fund research, S&P Capital IQ sharpens financial intelligence into the wisdom today's investors need.


For more information contact:
Marc Eiger, Communications, Tel.: 212-438-1280


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