Huntington Webinar Prepares Investors For 2011 With Stock Market Preview

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntington (Nasdaq: HBAN; Chief Investment Officer Randy Bateman will discuss what to expect with the stock market in 2011 during a webinar at 12:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 26.  The webinar will include a question and answer session as well as a discussion about which industries are positioned for growth in 2011.

Bateman is a sought-after financial expert frequently interviewed by CNBC, the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg.  He manages the Huntington Situs Fund and is president of Huntington Asset Advisors, Inc., the investment advisor of Huntington Funds. Bateman has more than 25 years of experience managing fiduciary accounts and is responsible for $13 billion in discretionary assets for Huntington.

"Market fluctuations in recent years have left many investors nervous and uncertain," said Bateman.  "I will discuss not only what is happening in the markets, but why it's happening."

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About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $53 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1866, Huntington provides a full range of financial services through its affiliated companies, including checking, loans, savings, insurance and investment services. It has more than 600 branches and also offers retail and commercial financial services online at; through its telephone bank; and through its network of over 1,350 ATMs. Huntington's Auto Finance and Dealer Services group offers automobile loans to consumers and commercial loans to automobile dealers within its six-state banking franchise area, as well as selected New England states.  

You should carefully consider the investment objectives, potential risks, management fees, and charges and expenses of the Fund before investing.  The Fund's prospectus contains this and other information about the Fund, and should be read carefully before investing.  Past performance is no guarantee of future results.  The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

The funds are distributed by Unified Financial Securities. Inc.(Member FINRA) a wholly owned subsidiary of Huntington Bancshares, Incorporated and an affiliate of Huntington Asset Advisors, Inc. the advisor to the Huntington Funds.

Investment products are: Not FDIC insured.  Not insured by any federal government agency.  Not obligations of, deposits of, or guaranteed by The Huntington National Bank or its affiliates.

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