Learn-To-Trade.com Inc. (www.Learn-To-Trade.com), Toronto’s leading provider of professional stock market trading courses designed to create successful traders on the financial market, is pleased to announce Tuesday, May 12 and Thursday, May 14 as the next dates for its free two-hour stock market trading workshops. The first stock market trading workshop to take place in May will occur on Tuesday, May 12 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Learn-To-Trade.com Inc. corporate head office at 885 Don Mills Road, Suite 200 in Toronto. The second free two-hour stock market trading workshop takes place on Thursday, May 14 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Humber College North Campus, located at the corner of Finch Ave. W. and Highway 27. “With the bull market on the S&P 500 now into its sixth year, investors who have been sitting on the sidelines are looking to start trading again. Just because market sentiment is bullish doesn’t mean it’s easy to pick winning stocks,” says George Karpouzis, co-founder and director of education at Learn-To-Trade.com Inc. “For example, just over 200 companies on the S&P 500 have reported first-quarter earnings and revenues. First-quarter earnings guidance is forecast to be negative, near -2.5%. Earnings aren’t expected to be positive until the fourth quarter of this year.” (Source: “Earnings Insight,” FactSet, April 24, 2015; www.factset.com/websitefiles/PDFs/earningsinsight/earningsinsight_4.24.15.) As far as earnings per share go, just 47% of S&P 500 firms have reported sales above the average estimate, while 53% have reported actual sales below the mean. If 47% is the final number, that would mark the lowest percentage of companies reporting revenue above estimates since the first quarter of 2013. Overall, analysts are forecasting a year-over-year decline in earnings of -3.6% and a decline in revenues of -4.4%. (Source: “Buyback Quarterly,” FactSet, March 16, 2015; www.factset.com/websitefiles/PDFs/buyback/buyback_3.16.15.) “This doesn’t mean investors should avoid the stock market; it just means investors need to know how to understand the markets, how they operate, and determine what the best equities or financial instruments are to invest in,” Karpouzis adds. “The best way to do this is to take a stock market trading course taught by professional traders.” “Those who attend Learn-To-Trade.com Inc.’s free two-hour stock market trading workshop will learn about different investing tools that can help them create, research, and confidently manage their investments. Guests will also learn how using different financial strategies can help them generate consistent, profitable returns, no matter what the broader markets are doing. Finally, they will learn about Learn-To-Trade.com Inc.’s Lifetime Membership, where Members can re-attend any part of the Learn-To-Trade.com program as often as they like,” concludes Karpouzis. Those interested in attending the free two-hour Learn-To-Trade.com Inc. stock market trading workshop on Tuesday, May 12 or Thursday, May 14 can register online at www.Learn-To-Trade.com, email info@learn-to-trade.com, call 416-510-5560, or visit the Learn-To-Trade.com offices at 885 Don Mills Road, Suite 200, Toronto. Learn-To-Trade.com Inc. is the leading provider of stock market training courses in the Greater Toronto Area. Led by licensed industry professionals, its extensive courses provide its members with the necessary tools to trade financial products in today’s complex and fast-paced markets. Stock trading training courses with Learn-To-Trade.com, Inc. teach investors both basic and advanced stock market investing principles, including: how to read and understand stock prices and quotes, fundamental analysis and technical analysis, and various trading strategies. Through its Lifetime Membership, Learn-To-Trade.com Inc. also provides extensive training and knowledge in stock option trading, stock index trading, futures trading, futures option trading, FOREX trading, risk management, and capital preservation. Members utilize real-time, simulated trading platforms to paper trade until they gain the confidence to make independent market decisions and produce consistently profitable results. As the leading and oldest financial educator in Canada, Learn-To-Trade.com Inc.’s instructors are also educators for the Toronto Montreal Exchange, through which its instructors host educational sessions for the major banks across Canada. To learn more about Learn-To-Trade.com Inc., visit the web site at www.Learn-To-Trade.com, or contact the company by phone at 416-510-5560 or by e-mail at info@learn-to-trade.com.