S&P Capital IQ Equity Research Group Announces Q2 2012 Webinar: "Where Are Equity Markets Headed In The Second Half?"
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 the remainder of 2012. This complimentary webinar will be held on June 19, 2012 @ 11:00 am EDT.
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NEW YORK, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The old investment adage is "Sell in May and Go Away."  But now should investors "Buy in July"?  S&P Capital IQ's senior equity investment strategists and an ETF analyst will answer this question and others listed below in this webinar. 

  • Should investors be optimistic or skeptical that earnings growth for the S&P 500 in the second half of the year is expected to more than double the projected growth in the first half?
  • How can U.S. investors seek to minimize the impact of Europe's sovereign debt crisis on their international equity portfolios?
  • Why is it important to look beyond the BRIC countries when investing in emerging markets? 
  • Is the bull market in stocks still alive?
  • Do we finally have a bottom in gold?
  • What U.S. and international equity ETFs are best positioned to benefit from secular trends for the rest of 2012?
  • How important should an ETF's past performance be in sorting through the various ETF offerings? 

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 products draw from S&P Capital IQ data, knowledge and research from its equity analysts, proprietary STARS coverage and Stock Reports.

WHEN:  Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, for 90 minutes. 

Event Details:  Click on the following link  http://ow.ly/bf4Nm 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
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Marc Eiger, Communications, Tel.: 212-438-1280

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