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Daily “Ways-to-Play” The News Before the Moves 1/20/2010

|Includes:AGQ, CNY, DBS, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM), FXI, GXC, MXF, PGJ, SLV, TAO, USV
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Stars aligned for emerging markets in 2010
Emerging markets will continue to rise during the next few years on the strength of their fundamentals, their resource wealth and prudent management of their economies, according to a leading hedge fund. buy iShares MSCI-Emerging Markets (NYSEARCA:EEM); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Is Silver The New Gold? (ZeroHedge)
Some perspectives on the oft-ignored "other" precious metal from David Rosenberg buy iShares Silver Trust (NYSEARCA:SLV) buy PowerShares DB Silver Fund (NYSEARCA:DBS) buy ProShares Ultra Silver (NYSEARCA:AGQ) buy UBS E Tracs CMCI Silver TR (NYSEARCA:USV); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Hong Kong Leads Gains in Global Home Prices, Knight Frank Says
Jan. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong home prices rose the most among the world’s major housing markets last year, according to property adviser Knight Frank LLP, adding to signs that the city may face a property bubble. sell Claymore/AlphaShares China Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:TAO); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
The Mexico Fund Inc. pays distribution
The Mexico Fund Inc. pays distribution buy Mexico Fund (NYSE:MXF); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Pickens bets U.S. natgas prices to rise after 2010
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Texas oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens said on Tuesday U.S. natural gas prices were unlikely to "run away" in 2010 but that he was long on the fuel after this year as the economy picks up. buy United States Natural Gas Fund, LP (NYSEARCA:UNG) buy iPath Dow Jones-AIG Natural Gas Total Return Sub-IndexSM ETN (NYSEARCA:GAZ); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Renminbi keeps analysts guessing
Few questions loom larger with currency strategists this year than whether, and to what extent, China will allow its currency to appreciate. The country is under growing pressure from its international trading partners, led by the US, Europe and Japan, to let the renminbi rise. But so far it has shown little willingness to heed such calls. 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
China tells banks to halt lending
Chinese regulators have told some banks to temporarily halt lending amid growing fears of asset bubbles and inflation. sell PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China Portfolio (NASDAQ:PGJ) sell iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 (NYSEARCA:FXI) sell SPDR S&P China ETF (NYSEARCA:GXC) sell Claymore/AlphaShares China Real Estate ETF (TAO); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
China to Control Credit Growth
As China signaled a further tightening of controls on lending growth, one of the country's big banks said it was taking steps to rein in loans. sell PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China Portfolio (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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