S&P Equity Research Announces Q3 2011 Webinar: "At the Crossroads: Buy the Attractive Valuations or More Price Declines Ahead?"

S&P's senior equity investment strategists and a mutual fund and ETF analyst will give their outlooks for global economies and equity markets, as well as their recommendations for positioning portfolios for the remainder of the year. This webinar will be held on September 27, 2011 @ 11:00 am EDT.

Sep 15, 2011, 08:30 ET from Standard & Poor's

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Should investors bail out of equities or be more strategic in their stock selection process?  Standard & Poor's Equity Research Services' senior investment strategists and a mutual fund and ETF analyst will discuss this question and others listed below in this Equity Research webinar.  

  • Will this be the first time since 1939 that the S&P 500 has fallen in a pre-election year?
  • Will the correction turn in to something uglier?
  • When will the counter-trend rally run in to resistance?
  • In the wake of significant sovereign-driven year-to-date declines, what is the outlook for European equities for the remainder of 2011?
  • Which diversified U.S. equity mutual funds have held up the best thus far this year?
  • Should investors look to ETFs over mutual funds for international equity exposure?

WHAT:  Hosted by Sam Stovall, Chief Investment Strategist for Standard & Poor's Equity Research, this webinar will offer listeners actionable investment intelligence based on Standard & Poor's insights.  

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

WHO:  Standard & Poor's ERS strategists and a mutual fund and ETF analyst participating in the webinar are:

  • Sam Stovall, Chief Investment Strategist, Standard & Poor's Equity Research
  • Alec Young, International Equity Strategist, Standard & Poor's Equity Research
  • Mark Arbeter, Chief Technical Strategist, Standard & Poor's Equity Research
  • Todd Rosenbluth, Mutual Fund & ETF Analyst, Standard & Poor's Equity Research

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

WHEN:  Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, for 90 minutes.  

Event Details: Click on the following link http://ow.ly/6trNt 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 Standard & Poor's Equity Research Services

As one of the world's largest producers of independent equity research, Standard & Poor's licenses its research to global institutions for their investors and advisors.  Standard & Poor's team of experienced U.S., European and Asian equity analysts use a fundamental, bottom-up approach to assess a global universe of equities across industries worldwide.  Follow Standard & Poor's equity analysts' U.S. market commentary each day at http://www.equityresearch.standardandpoors.com/.

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For more information contact:

Marc Eiger, Communications, Tel.: 212-438-1280

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