SOURCE: Brighton Markets

February 16, 2012 09:00 ET

2012 Economic Outlook - Report Highlights UnitedHealth Group Inc. and Renren Inc.

HONG KONG--(Marketwire - Feb 16, 2012) - Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) and Renren Inc (NYSE: RENN). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at www.BrightonMarkets.com/index.php?coa=UNH&cob=RENN.

Economic fundamentals leading into 2012 have set a generally positive pace with GDP growth likely to pick up through the coming year. However, there are several important caveats to note as the world economy continues to face headwinds and risks weigh to the downside. Positive outlooks are conditional on fiscal policy in payroll taxes and unemployment insurance benefits and upon the easing of the European debt situation. A repeat of volatility experienced in 2011 is likely in 2012, as perceptions about the strength of the U.S. economy and the euro zone will vary over time as events unfold.

Despite the current situation, our team continues to identify high momentum situations with growth potential -- there remains strong opportunity within careful discretion.

Brighton Markets is releasing new coverage on UnitedHealth Group Inc. for its current position within the healthcare industry. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UnitedHealth Group) is a diversified health and well-being company. The Company operates in four segments: UnitedHealthcare, which includes UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement and UnitedHealthcare Community & State; OptumHealth; OptumInsight; and OptumRx. The full research report on UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) is available here: www.BrightonMarkets.com/index.php?coa=UNH.

Brighton Markets has released research on Renren Inc. for its changing role within the technology industry. Renren Inc. (Renren), formerly Oak Pacific Interative, incorporated in February 2006, is a social networking Internet platform in China. Renren generates revenues from online advertising and Internet value-added services (IVAS). The full research report on Renren Inc (NYSE: RENN) is available here: www.BrightonMarkets.com/index.php?cob=RENN.

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