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Daily “Ways-to-Play” The News Before the Moves 1/08/2010

|Includes:Market Vectors Chinese Renminbi/USD ETN (CNY), FXG, FXI, GXC, MXF, PGJ, PSL, REZ, VDC, XLP
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China Raises Key Interbank Rate
China's central bank unexpectedly raised a key interbank market interest rate Thursday for the first time in nearly five months, signaling a change in its policy focus toward pre-empting inflation risks in the new year. buy Market Vectors Chinese Renminbi USD ETNs (NYSEARCA:CNY); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Hello, frugality; goodbye, good life
By Michael Brush MSN Money Goodbye, $5 coffee. So long, gourmet supermarket food, $3,000 handbags and McMansions. Adios, expensive shows and gambling tables in Las Vegas. buy PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples Sector Portfolio (NASDAQ:PSL) buy SPDR-Consumer Staples (NYSEARCA:XLP) buy Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC) buyWisdomTree International Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector Fund (DPN) buy First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund (NYSEARCA:FXG); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Vacancies Keep Rising, Rents Keep Falling
By Daniel Costello Apartment vacancies hit a 30-year high in the fourth quarter, and rents fell, as landlords struggled to keep existing tenants and attract new ones. sell iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund (NYSEARCA:REZ); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
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New Investment Tools Approved by Regulator in China
China took a major step Friday toward making its capital market system more sophisticated and perhaps more stable as it agreed to give investors a new and powerful set of risk-management tools. buy iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 (NYSEARCA:FXI) buy SPDR S&P China ETF (NYSEARCA:GXC); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Internal Divisions and the Chinese Stimulus Plan
"Ever since the package was passed in November, Beijing has recited the mantra of the need to shift China’s economy from its heavy dependence on exports to one more driven by domestic consumption. But now that the sense of immediate crisis has passed, the stimulus policies are being rethought — and in an unusual development for China, they are being vigorously debated in the Chinese media." sell PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China Portfolio (NASDAQ:PGJ) sell iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 (FXI); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
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