S&P Capital IQ Equity Research Group Announces Q2 2013 Webinar: "Outlook for Second Half 2013" S&P Capital IQ's senior equity investment strategists and Director of ETF Research will give their outlooks for global economies and equity markets, as well as their recommendations for positioning portfolios for the second half of 2013. This complimentary webinar will be held on June 25, 2013 @ 11:00 am EDT.

NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the yield on the 10-year Treasury note rises, equity investors are concerned that the U.S. economy is likely to grow more rapidly in the second half of 2013, causing Fed bond buying to decrease as Treasury rates increase.  While S&P Capital IQ equity strategists think a pullback in equity prices is likely, they expect the bull trend to remain intact.

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With this backdrop in mind, S&P Capital IQ's senior equity investment strategists and its Director of ETF Research will examine these and other issues in a complimentary webinar on June 25, 2013.  Below are some questions they will be addressing in this quarterly webinar.

  • What is S&P Capital IQ's second half outlook for the U.S. economy, stock market, and sectors?
  • With interest rates likely on the rise, will 2013 unfold like 1994?
  • Will international equities build on their gains in the second half of 2013?
  • With large emerging markets struggling, is now the time to consider frontier markets?
  • Can the equity markets extend their gains in the second half of 2013?
  • Will Treasury bond yields complete their massive base?
  • Are low volatility and dividend ETFs still attractive after their strong run this year?
  • If interest rates move higher, what are some appealing fixed income ETFs?

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 Director of ETF Research 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, Director of ETF Research, 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, June 25, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, for 90 minutes. 

Event Details:  Click on the following link register for the event.  http://bit.ly/14As7F0  
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@spcapitaliq.com.)

About S&P Capital IQ 
S&P Capital IQ, a part of the McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), is a leading provider of multi-asset class and real time data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment and commercial banks, investment advisors and wealth managers, corporations and universities around the world. Evaluated pricing is prepared by Standard & Poor's Securities Evaluations, Inc., a part of S&P Capital IQ and a registered investment adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  S&P Capital IQ  provides a broad suite of capabilities designed to help track performance, generate alpha, and identify new trading and investment ideas, and perform risk analysis and mitigation strategies. Through leading desktop solutions such as the S&P Capital IQ, Global Credit Portal and MarketScope Advisor desktops; enterprise solutions such as S&P Capital IQ Valuations; and research offerings, including Leveraged Commentary & Data, Global Markets Intelligence, and company and funds research, S&P Capital IQ sharpens financial intelligence into the wisdom today's investors need.  For more information, visit www.spcapitaliq.com.

For more information contact:  

Marc Eiger,  Communications, Tel.: 212-438-1280
marc.eiger@spcapitaliq.com

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