SOURCE: World Street Fundamentals

October 10, 2011 09:00 ET

Analyst View, Impact of Global Events - Research Report on Pfizer Inc. and Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

HONG KONG--(Marketwire - Oct 10, 2011) - Today, released its industry report highlighting Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at

Short-term outlooks within US and global economies continue to adjust downward, as US Treasury yields touched their lowest levels in over 65 years. International Monetary Fund downgraded estimates for US growth by 1.0% this year, down from 2.5%. 'Significant downside risks' to the US economy were confirmed by the Federal Reserve pressured by 'strains in global financial markets.'

As the US dollar trades above an eight-month high against the Euro, it highlights a deepening of the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis -- furthered by continued policy inaction from European governments. We expect continued volatility until economic data stabilizes and we see decisive policy action to deal with the Eurozone debt crisis.

Our members are preparing for a turn in tides. Currently, the Credit Suisse Risk Appetite Indicator is at a 30-year low. For the past three occurrences, this level has acted as a leading indicator of large stock market rallies 18 months following.

World Street Fundamentals has highlighted Pfizer Inc. for its current position within the healthcare industry. Pfizer Inc. (Pfizer) is a research-based, global biopharmaceutical company. The Company operates in two segments: Biopharmaceutical and Diversified. The entire report on Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) is available here:

World Street has featured Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. for its development within the basic materials industry. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX) is a copper, gold and molybdenum mining company. Its portfolio of assets includes the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia, mining operations in North and South America, and the Tenke Fungurume (Tenke) minerals district in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The entire report on Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) is available here:

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