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Investor Advisory Service's "Top Stock Picks for 2012" Presented Live at RetailInvestorConferences.com on January 12th

Monday, January 09, 2012

Investor Advisory Service's "Top Stock Picks for 2012" Presented Live at RetailInvestorConferences.com on January 12th15:58 EST Monday, January 09, 2012Main Street and Wall Street investors to attend interactive, real-time virtual conferenceNEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Douglas Gerlach, Editor-in-Chief of the award-winning Investor Advisory Service newsletter, will present the publication's top stock ideas and market outlook for 2012, and its top 2011 performers. Gerlach will also review the Investor Advisory Service's methodologies that enable it to achieve long-term investing success for subscribers.DATE:   January 12, 2012TIME:    5:00 PM ESTLINK:    www.retailinvestorconferences.com > Click the red "register/ watch event now" button.The Investor Advisory Service (IAS)_was recently named to the Investment Newsletter Honor Roll of the Hulbert Financial Digest in its third consecutive year of eligibility. In 2012, the IAS was one of just nine equity and mutual fund newsletters to receive this prestigious accolade. Of the 2012 Honor Roll picks, IAS had the largest annualized gain, averaging a return of 11.4% annually since 1998, handily outpacing the broader market averages as well.Investor Advisory Service "Top 2011 Performers"The following stocks represent the Investor Advisory Service top performers for the 2011: Company NameSym12/15/2010 Price12/14/2011  PriceReturnIntuitive SurgicalISRG256.26423.5265.3%True Religion ApparelTRLG21.8933.3352.3%Tractor SupplyTSCO47.5370.6548.6%PerrigoPRGO66.2995.8344.6%Shire SHPGY71.0397.9037.8%VisaV74.0096.3630.2%O'Reilly AutomotiveORLY61.1378.5828.5%Panera BreadPNRA104.35131.5326.0%NeustarNSR26.2733.0926.0%LKQ Corp.LKQX22.8528.1923.4%Jos A Bank ClothiersJOSB40.0448.8622.0%AppleAAPL320.36380.1918.7%Deckers OutdoorDECK81.7895.5916.9%FossilFOSL71.3681.5314.3%ThoratecTHOR26.0129.5913.8%Douglas Gerlach, Editor-in-Chief of the Investor Advisory Service, is also president of ICLUBcentral Inc, publisher of IAS. ICLUBcentral, which has helped hundreds of thousands of people get started on the road to financial freedom, is the market leader in programs and websites for investment club accounting and fundamental stock analysis and screening. Its products include myICLUB.com for investment club accounting, Toolkit 6 software for fundamental stock analysis and the StockCentral.com investment tools website.Doug is the author of several books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Online Investing, The Armchair Millionaire, Investment Clubs for Dummies, and The BetterInvesting Guide to Computerized Investing and the Internet. His latest book, published in 2010, is The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Direct Stock Investing. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Investor Advisory Service, ICLUBcentral's award-winning, market-beating investing newsletter.This will be a live, interactive online event in which investors are invited to ask questions in real time ?  both in the presentation hall as well as at the "virtual trade booth." If attendees are not able to join the event live on the day of the conference, an on-demand archive will be available for 90 days.It is recommended that investors pre-register to save time and receive event updates.About ICLUBcentral:Since its inception in 1973, the Investor Advisory Service has provided investors with highly focused stock picks selected by the Chartered Financial Analysts of Seger-Elvekrog. Available in both print and online versions, every issue of IAS highlights three recommended stocks and tracks a universe of approximately 80 prior recommendations. Since Aug. 31, 1998, IAS has provided investors with an annualized 11.4% annual return, easily exceeding the 4.6% annual return of the Wilshire 5000. For more information, or a free investing newsletter sample, visit www.investoradvisoryservice.com.About RetailInvestorConferences.com:Since 2010, RetailInvestorConferences.com, created by BetterInvesting (NAIC), PR Newswire and MUNCmedia, has been the only monthly virtual investor conference series that provides an interactive forum for presenting companies to meet directly with retail investors using a graphically-enhanced online platform.Designed to replicate the look and feel of location-based investor conferences, Retail Investor Conferences unites PR Newswire's leading-edge online conferencing and investor communications capabilities with BetterInvesting's extensive retail investor audience network and MUNCmedia's sophisticated retail investor targeting.SOURCE ICLUBcentralFor further information: CONTACT: Bradley H. Smith, RetailInvestorConferences.com, +1-201-942-7157, Bradley.smith@prnewswire.com; or Doug Gerlach, Editor-in-Chief, Investor Advisory Service, ICLUBcentral, +1-248-654-3086, http://www.iclub.com