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The Top Stocks to Watch in 2014: S&P Capital IQ Equity Research Group to Host Three Power Picks Webinars

Complimentary webinars focusing on U.S., Asia Pacific, and European stocks on January 14, 15, 16

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ's Equity Research Group, a global leader in independent equity research, has announced that it will host a series of three coordinated complimentary webinars to present its Power Picks stocks in the United States, Asia Pacific, and Europe in 2014.

Having analyzed the key themes expected to influence the performance of global equities this year, teams of S&P Capital IQ equity analysts in New York, Singapore, and London will present a list of stocks they expect to outperform the broader market and discuss where the new opportunities may lie.

Since its inception in 2005, S&P Capital IQ's Global Picks model portfolio – composed of the top ten Power Picks from each region – has outperformed its benchmark, returning 149.70% as of December 31, 2013 compared to 81.74% for the S&P Global 1200 Total Return Index.

WHAT: Three complimentary "Power Picks" webinars for the United States, Asia Pacific, and Europe

WHO: Webinar speakers include:

  • Stephen Biggar, Managing Director of Global Equity Research Operations, S&P Capital IQ
  • Roger Hirst, Director of European Equity Research Operations, S&P Capital IQ
  • Lorraine Tan, Vice President of Asia Pacific Equity Research Operations, 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 Equity Research provides qualitative coverage on over 1,500 global stocks – including 100% of the S&P 500 ® and Dow Jones Industrial Average.  Distributed regionally, but coordinated globally, the equity analyst team provides clients around the world with incisive, relevant research.

WHEN: The regional hour-long events will be held as follows.

  • UNITED STATES: Tuesday 14 January, at 11:00 ET
  • ASIA PACIFIC: Wednesday 15 January, at 11:00 Singapore*
  • EUROPE: Thursday 16 January, at 14:00 GMT

To register for any of these webinars, please click on the following link: http://profile.standardandpoors.com/?elqPURLPage=2183

*Click on the link above to see the various times in Asia Pacific

For more information, contact:  [email protected]

This communication is directed only to professional clients or eligible counterparties and is not intended for retail clients.

The information contained in this press release does not constitute a personal recommendation in regard to any investment decision. This material does not take into account your particular investment objectives, financial situation or needs and is not intended as a personal recommendation of particular securities, financial instruments or strategies to you. Before acting on any recommendation in this material, you should consider whether it is suitable for your particular circumstances and, if necessary, seek professional advice.

This document does not constitute an offer of services in jurisdictions where S&P Capital IQ or its affiliates do not have the necessary licenses.

In the European Union, S&P Capital IQ Equity Research is a brand name used by a business unit of McGraw-Hill Financial Research Europe Limited ("MHFRE").

MHFRE is authorised and regulated in the European Union by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FRN:539851).

To view regulatory disclosures related to this product please click here: http://www.standardandpoors.com/regulatory-affairs/equity-research/en/us

To view an up-to-date list of S&P Capital IQ's or its affiliates' business relationships, please click here: http://www.standardandpoors.com/products-services/articles/en/us/?assetID=1245187982940

About S&P Capital IQ's Equity Research
As one of the world's largest producers of independent research, S&P Capital IQ licenses its research to global institutions for their investors and advisors. S&P Capital IQ's team of experienced U.S., European and Asian analysts use a fundamental, bottom-up approach to assess a global universe of equities across industries worldwide. S&P Capital IQ's award-winning U.S. equity research* can be found on MarketScopeAdvisor® and S&P Capital IQ. These online platforms provide financial advisors and investors with actionable investment intelligence on multiple asset classes including stocks, ETFs, mutual funds, fixed income and workflow tools that enable advisors to stay connected to the market and their investments. For more information, visit www.spcapitaliq.com.

About S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a part of 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. We provide 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.

*Survey rankings are based on the U.S. equity analysts' stock picking skills for stocks ranked in S&P Capital IQ's Stock Appreciation Ranking System. For more information the survey, please visit http://spbestonthestreet.com

About S&P Capital IQ's Distributors
S&P Capital IQ's research reports (the "research reports") have been prepared and issued by S&P Capital IQ and/or one of its affiliates. In the United States, research reports are prepared by Standard & Poor's Investment Advisory Services LLC ("SPIAS") and issued by Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC ("S&P"). SPIAS is authorized and regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; in the European Union, research reports are issued by McGraw-Hill Financial Research Europe Limited ("MHFRE"), which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and trades as S&P Capital IQ; in Hong Kong, research reports are issued by Standard & Poor's Investment Advisory Services (HK) Limited, which is regulated by the Hong Kong Securities Futures Commission; in Singapore, research reports are issued by McGraw-Hill Financial Singapore Pte. Limited ("MHFSPL"), which is regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore; in Malaysia, research reports are issued by Standard & Poor's Malaysia Sdn Bhd ("S&PM"), which is regulated by the Securities Commission of Malaysia; in Australia, research reports are issued by Standard & Poor's Information Services (Australia) Pty Ltd ("SPIS"), which is regulated by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission; in Japan, research reports are issued by McGraw-Hill Financial Japan KK, which is registered by Kanto Financial Bureau; and in South Korea, research reports are issued by SPIAS, which is also registered in South Korea with the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) as a cross-border investment adviser.

S&P Capital IQ keeps certain activities of its business units separate from each other in order to preserve the independence and objectivity of their respective activities. As a result, certain business units of S&P Capital IQ may have information that is not available to other S&P Capital IQ business units. S&P Capital IQ has established policies and procedures to maintain the confidentiality of certain non-public information received in connection with each analytical process.

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