NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Although investors are often cautioned not to "fight the Fed," members of the Fed seem to be fighting among themselves over when to end their bond buying program. But that's not all investors need to worry about. Although falling over the fiscal cliff was avoided, continued worries over the Eurozone, U.S. economic growth, a hard landing in China, and equity market uncertainty are still on the minds of investors.
Amidst all of this uncertainty, S&P Capital IQ's senior equity investment strategists and an ETF analyst will examine these and other issues in a complimentary webinar on March 25, 2013. Below are some questions they will be addressing in the fourth of a series of quarterly webinars.
- Are interest rates headed higher? If so, how might stocks, bonds, REITs, and commodities perform in a rising-rate environment?
- What is driving year-to-date international equity underperformance?
- What is the outlook for international equities going forward?
- How far will this rally take the S&P 500?
- How long might this rally last?
- Have the 2012 top-performing ETFs have continued success in 2013?
- How important is the expense ratio when choosing a mutual fund or ETF?
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: Monday, March 25, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, for 90 minutes.
Event Details: Click on the following link http://ow.ly/iltVR 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 516-783-6918, or via e-mail to email@example.com.)
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