SOURCE: Brighton Markets

December 14, 2011 09:00 ET

Direction of Market Influences - Report Highlights The Gap Inc. and CenturyLink, Inc.

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Dec 14, 2011) - Today, announced new reports highlighting The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) and CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at

Upcoming macro-economic 'tides of influence' are buoyed by crisis both home and abroad. Spanish and Italian yields continue to climb as efforts by the European Central Bank have stopped short of establishing sovereign bond guarantees for any one country. The result is historic yields and a grave concern for the solvency of interbank lending. Markets were drawn to concerns over domestic policy stalemates producing downgrade risks. Despite the situation, there continues to be unique value and opportunity found within careful discretion.

Brighton Markets is releasing new coverage on The Gap Inc. for its current position within the services industry. The Gap, Inc. is a global specialty retailer offering apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, children, and babies under the Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime, and Athleta brands. Most of the products sold under its brand names are designed by the Company and manufactured by independent sources. The full research report on The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) is available here:

Brighton Markets has released research on CenturyLink, Inc. for its changing role within the technology industry. CenturyLink, Inc. (CenturyLink), formerly CenturyTel, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, is an integrated communications company. CenturyLink is engaged primarily in providing a range of communications services, including voice, Internet, data and video services. The full research report on CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is available here:

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