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Stratfor Launches Compass, New Monthly Research Product Designed for Global Business Executives

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2014) - Stratfor today announced the launch of its new premium research product, Compass, providing an added platform for the company to deliver insightful analysis and forecasts on key geopolitical developments that impact the global business community.

Available as a premium product offering, Stratfor's Compass is a monthly publication with geopolitical intelligence reports focused specifically on the needs of business executives in strategic industries, including energy, trade, finance and technology.

Each Compass issue from Stratfor delivers an in-depth feature article on a salient geopolitical trend, along with four succinct intelligence briefs and clear, bottom line forecasts to help executives manage risk and identify opportunities. The publication's 'Final Thoughts' section provides additional perspective from Stratfor analysts on emerging trends and other global developments relevant to specific industries.

Compass subscribers also have access to quarterly conference calls with Stratfor analysts for further geopolitical insights and a deeper dive into the company's forecasts.

"Compass is an expansion of Stratfor's product line that delivers unique geopolitical commentary and arms clients with the intelligence they need to make better sense of the world and the business environments in which they operate," said Shea Morenz, president and CEO of Stratfor. "Whether you represent an investment fund focused on global markets, an energy company evaluating frontier market growth opportunities, or a consumer products company with a worldwide supply chain, Stratfor's Compass provides the guidance and geopolitical insight executives need to make informed, high-stakes business decisions."

Stratfor's inaugural issue of Compass features: the countdown to Iran's nuclear deal; renewed security operations in Mexico following an increase in organized crime-related violence; Thailand's political crisis; fiscal reform in China; and the broader impact of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict.

For more information on Stratfor's new premium publication and to download a sample issue of Compass, please visit info.stratfor.com/compass.

About Stratfor
Stratfor is a leading geopolitical intelligence and consulting firm that provides strategic analysis and forecasting to individuals and organizations around the world. By placing global events in a geopolitical framework, the company helps customers and subscribers anticipate opportunities and better understand the broader impact of regional and international developments. Full analysis on global events and more details on the company can be found on Stratfor's website at: www.stratfor.com.