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UK’s Gatton College of Business to host investment seminar on Feb. 23

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2013) — The University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics Executive Education Center (EEC) is hosting a seminar Feb. 23 designed to help investors better understand the stock market and learn how to properly value a stock or other investment.

“Value Investing: The Art of Selecting Stocks and Other Investments” will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hilary J. Boone Center on the UK campus. The featured speaker is John C. Cheshire, vice president and senior equity manager for Community Trust and Investment Company. Cheshire is a 22-year veteran of the investment industry and is an alumnus of the Gatton College.

Topics to be covered in the seminar include:

– General Concepts of Investing

– Investment vs. Speculation

– Basic Concepts, or How to Think About Investing

– Risk and Risk Management

– Dissecting Stocks and Real Life Examples

– Tools, Tricks, and Traps

The seminar is open to all, with a couple of special discounts being offered. The fee of $230 per person includes instruction, materials, six hours of continuing education credit, certificate of completion, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and parking. Registrants can bring a friend for an additional fee of $90. In addition, the EEC is offering a special discount price of $90 for UK faculty, staff, and students.

To register for the investment seminar, visit gatton.uky.edu/eec.  The promo code for UK employees and students to register on the website is VIUK2-23-13. For more information, call (800) 284-6407.