News 

Compass EMP Funds

01/27/2012 -

2014

December 1 - News Release - Victory Capital to Acquire Compass EMP

August 7 - How to Play the Falling Major Indexes, with Stephen Hammers - Fox Business
Link: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/3719630922001/how-to-play-the-falling-major-indexes/#sp=show-clips

June 24 - Compass EMP Funds Release - Paul Graffy hired to lead Distribution

2013

May 9 - Stephen Hammers on Bloomberg TV (scroll to the 23:30 minute mark.)
Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/video/is-u-s-growth-slowing-lunch-money-05-09-G5YMBNW7T5WRZL73cqBJxQ.html

April 9 - Closing Bell Exchange: Gains Strengthen, with Stephen Hammers - CNBC
Link: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000160186&play=1

March 19 - Stephen Hammers on Closing Bell Exchange - CNBC.com
Link: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000155574&play=1

March 19 - Making Stock Volatility Work For the Long-Term Investor, with Stephen Hammers - Forbes
Link: http://www.forbes.com/sites/wallaceforbes/2013/03/19/making-stock-volatility-work-for-the-long-term-investor/

February 27 - Stephen Hammers, CIO - Why Volatility-Weighted Funds Trump the Competition - The Street with Gregg Greenberg 
Link: http://www.thestreet.com/video/11854491/why-volatility-weighted-funds-trump-the-competition.html

February 15 - Market Fishing Off the Lows, with Stephen Hammers - CNBC
Link: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000148508&play=1

February 6 - Should You Be Fully Invested in the Markets?; with Stephen Hammers - Fox Business
Link: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/2147719317001/should-you-be-fully-invested-in-the-markets

2012

December 19 - Insight on the market close with just seven trading days left until the fiscal cliff deadline, with Michael Yoshikami, Destination Wealth Management; Joe Greco, Meridian Equity Partners; and Stephen Hammers, Compass EMP Funds.
Link: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000135621

December 4 - Stephen Hammers - Using Volatility to You Advantage
Link: http://www.moneyshow.com/investing/article/44/DailyGuru-29899/Using-Volatility-to-Your-Advantage/

November 29 - Stephen Hammers - Compass Launches Eight (!) Volatility-Weighted Funds by Brendan Conway
Link: http://blogs.barrons.com/focusonfunds/2012/11/29/compass-launches-eight-volatility-weighted-funds/

November 28 - Stephen Hammers - Markets Fed Up With Fiscal Cliff Uncertainties? - Fox Business TV
Link: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1993178272001/markets-fed-up-with-fiscal-cliff-uncertainties

November 27 - Compass EMP Funds Release - 13 NEW FUNDS

October 16 - Stephen Hammers - Diamond ETFs Seen Riskier Than Other Commodity Funds by Murray Coleman
Link: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443854204578060553665167278.html?KEYWORDS=hammers

September 27 - Being Cautious Can Still Be Profitable -  Stephen Hammers - MoneyShow.com
Link: http://www.moneyshow.com/investing/article/44/DailyGuru-29292/Being-Cautious-Can-Still-Be-Profitable/

August 29 - Stocks Edge Higher: CNBC Closing Bell - Stephen Hammers
Link: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000112628&play=1

August 20 - Tomorrow in 30: All Eyes on Markets - Stephen Hammers, Scott Freeze, and Steven Rosen.
Link: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000110486&play=1

August 13 - Stephen Hammers - How Investors Can Gain from Market Volatility - FoxBusiness.com
Link: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1783685205001/

August 7 - Stephen Hammers with Jennifer Schonberger - The Wall Street Report.
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAAkgOJG3cQ&feature=plcp

August 3 - Checking Market Pulse - Insight on the markets as traders head to the weekend, with Stephen Hammers, Compass EMP Funds; Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Link: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000107219&play=1

July 30 - Stephen Hammers: Fed inaction may not be bad. MarkerWatch Morning Stock Talk.
Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/stephen-hammers-fed-inaction-may-not-be-bad-2012-07-31-0107118?reflink=MW_news_stmp

July 6 - Stephen Hammers: Market Strategy: Is Boring Beautiful?, CNBC.com.
Link: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000101368&play=1

June 20 - Stephen Hammers: Why Volatility Weighted Indexes Trump S&P - Gregg Greenberg: TheStreet.com 
Link: Why Volatility Weighted Indexes Trump S&P 500

June 19 - Hammers: Treasurys a Safe Bet - Compass Efficient Model Portfolios CIO Stephen Hammers gives his outlook for the markets, FoxBusiness.com.
Link: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1697250202001/hammers-treasurys-a-safe-bet

June 15 - Compass Powers Up With Big Plans for Volatility-Weighterd Indexes and Funds - CEMP seeks patent for 9 new indexes calculated by Dow Jones, with mutual funds and ETFs to follow - by Joyce Hanson, Advisorone
Link: http://www.advisorone.com/2012/06/15/compass-powers-up-with-big-plans-for-volatility-we

June 12 - Closing Bell, www.CNBC.com with Stephen Hammers.
Link: S&P 500 to Surpass 1400?

June 7 - Opalesque Exclusive: Compass EMP launches five volatility-weighted equity indexes - Bailey McCann with Stephen Hammers.
Link: Opalesque Exclusive: Compass EMP launches five volatility-weighted equity indexes

June 5 - Stephen Hammers, 5 Equity Indices to Weigh Risk with Kate Stalter.
Link: http://www.forbes.com/sites/katestalter/2012/06/05/5-equity-indices-to-weigh-risk/ or http://www.moneyshow.com/investing/article/44/DailyGuru-28086/5-Equity-Indices-to-Weigh-Risk/

June 1 - Discussing how investors should be trading the stock market amid a dismal market day, with Steve Hammers, Compass EMP Alternative Strategies Fund and Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James.
Link: Buy Into Weakness, or Preserve Your Money? or  http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000093766&play=1

May 31 - CEMP Enhanced Indexes - Press Release

May 3: Stay Hedged: Investing In Alternatives Is For Everyone (by Rebecca Lipman), Stephen Hammers, CIO.
Link: http://wire.kapitall.com/investment-idea/stay-hedged-investing-in-alternatives-is-for-everyone-2/

May 3, Hammers, CIO of Compass EMP Funds on his funds and investing.
Link: http://audio.wrko.com/a/55909717/steve-hammers-cio-of-compass-emp-funds-on-his-fund-and-investing.htm

May 2 - Bond yields are going to surge! Eventually?, By Paul R. La Monica @lamonicabuzz ; with Stephen Hammers Link: http://money.cnn.com/2012/05/02/markets/thebuzz/

May 1 - Stephen Hammers, CIO, Discusses Investment Strategy, with Deirdre Bolton on Bloomberg Television's "Money Moves."
Link: http://www.businessweek.com/videos/2012-05-01/hammers-on-stocks-bonds-strategy

May 1 - Radio Update: Crude Oil Futures Top $106 (MarketWatch.com); with Stephen Hammers, CIO
Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/radio-update-crude-oil-futures-top-106-2012-05-01-1423250

April 23 - U.S. Stocks Lose Ground by Matt Jarzemsky (The Wall Street Jornal Online); with Stephen Hammers, CIO 
Link: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303459004577361410502696538.html?KEYWORDS=hammers

March 26 - Hammers, CIO (MarketWatch): "From March boom to April bust"
Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/stephen-hammers-from-march-boom-to-april-bust-2012-03-28

March 26 - Stephen Hammers, CIO (Fox Business.com); "The Dangerous Game of Shorting"
Link: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1531054593001/the-dangerous-game-of-shorting

March 26 - Stephen Hammers, CIO: Stock Gains are Fragile - Larry Kofsky with MarketWatch.com
Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/stephen-hammers-stock-gains-are-fragile-2012-03-27-01510?reflink=MW_news_stmp

March 1 - Compass EMP Funds adds Pleshetta Loftin as Compliance Officer
Link: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/3/prweb9243259.htm or http://www.bizjournals.com/nashville/potmsearch/detail/submission/595311/Pleshetta_Loftin

February 29 - "The Artist' of currencies: The euro's silent rise" by Paul R. La Monica @lamonicabuzz with Hammers, CIO,
Link: http://money.cnn.com/2012/02/29/markets/thebuzz/index.htm

February 28 - Hammers, CIO, "A Fund to Smooth Your Investing Ride" by Kate Stalter -  (Forbes.com or MoneyShow.com)
Links: http://www.forbes.com/sites/katestalter/2012/02/28/a-fund-to-smooth-your-investing-ride/ or 
          http://www.moneyshow.com/investing/article/44/DailyGuru-26753/A-Fund-to-Smooth-Your-Investing-Ride/

February 22 - Stephen Hammers, CIO (CNBC.com) - "Dow Up 90% Since March 2009" with Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Funds Management, and Stephen Hammers, Compass Efficient Model Portfolios
Link: http://search.cnbc.com/main.do?target=all&keywords=hammers&categories=exclude

February 3 - Opalesque New York "Multi-asset funds gaining traction with investors" by Bailey McCann
Link: http://www.opalesque.com/640522/funds_gaining_traction_with_investors052.html

January 31 - Hammers, CIO (FoxBusiness.com) - "Can pension plans be protected with safe trading?"
Link: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1426072366001/can-pension-plans-be-protected-with-safe-trading

January 30 – Hammers, CIO (Bloomberg TV - 1pm ET) - "Currencies, Stocks, Real Estate Investment Strategy"
Link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/currencies-stocks-real-estate-investment-strategy/2012/01/30/gIQAOTdycQ_video.html

January 5 – Hammers, CIO (CNBC TV) - "Fear Takes on Fundamentals"
Link: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000065934

2011

December 21 – Bloomberg TV – Steve Hammers interviewed (live at 1 pm ET)
LINK: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-21/hammers-treasuries-most-promising-asset.html

December 19 - AdvisorOne.com – “Outlook 2012: More Diversification Key to Alternative Investing” by Gil Weinreich
LINK: http://www.advisorone.com/2011/12/19/outlook-2012-more-diversification-key-to-alternati

December 13 – Fox Business Channel – Stephen Hammers interviewed (live at 3:40 pm ET)Link:http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1325850314001/how-investors-can-profit-from-the-markets-volatility

December 8 – TheStreet.com – Video interview with Steve Hammers                 Link:http://www.thestreet.com/video/11335987/2012-doesnt-look-good-steer-clear-of-volatility.html#1315728628001

December 6 – CNBC – Steve Hammers interviewed (live at 3:30 pm ET)
Link: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000060958

August 31 – MarketWatch – “Uncertainty drove August trading; it could last” by Wallace Witkowski (Steve Hammers)
Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/Story/story/print?guid=A5FB8130-D31A-11E0-947A-00212803FAD6


Please consider the Fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing.  This and other important information about the Compass EMP Funds can be found in the Fund's current prospectus.  A prospectus with this and other important information about the Fund may be obtained by calling your Financial Advisor or shareholder services at 1.888.944.4367.  Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. Shares of the Compass EMP Funds are distributed by Northern Lights Distributors, LLC, member FINRA.

0032-NLD-1/7/2013

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