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NIRI San Diego to Host November Meeting

"Everything You Need to Know About the New Capital Markets"

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Diego Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI San Diego) will be holding its monthly meeting on Thursday, November 17 and will feature industry experts who will be discussing the subject, "Everything You Need to Know About the New Capital Markets".

The panel will discuss recent changes in the capital markets and cover the major pillars that make up the capital markets.  Specific panel topics will include:

  • The market structure today and how it evolved into this era of rapid change
  • The important trends, such as electronic trading, dark pools, high-frequency trading and flash orders
  • The migration from an "investor market" to a "trading market" and what this means for investor relations programs
  • Various sources of information on how stocks are traded
  • The power shift from the sell- to the buy-side and the kinds of information investors value today
  • The future of sell-side research
  • Insight into the current and future trends in research, such as expert networks and peer-to-peer research.

The panel will feature speakers Nicole Olson, Head of Issuer Services at Liquidnet and Anu Sharma, Managing Director on the Market Intelligence Desk for the NASDAQ OMX Stock Market.  The panel will be moderated by Karen Fisher, Managing Director for The Shareholder Forum and President of the Forum Tools, Inc.

The NIRI San Diego meeting will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. at the Barney & Barney Conference Center, 9171 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego, CA, 92122.  Program fees are $25 for NIRI members and $45 for non-members.

Please RSVP by November 16 on the NIRI San Diego web site at http://www.nirisandiego.org/events

About the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI)
Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents. The largest professional investor relations association in the world, NIRI has more than 3,500 members who represent 2,000 publicly held companies and $5.4 trillion in stock market capitalization. The NIRI San Diego chapter is one of over 30 chapters worldwide.  

Investor Relations and NIRI
Investor relations is a strategic management responsibility that integrates finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance to enable the most effective two-way communication between a company, the financial community, and other constituencies, which ultimately contributes to a company's securities achieving fair valuation. NIRI is dedicated to advancing the practice of investor relations and the professional competency and stature of its members. Information about upcoming programs can be found on the chapter's website at www.nirisandiego.org.

SOURCE NIRI San Diego- National Investor Relations Institute

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