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Daily “Ways-to-Play” The News Before the Moves 3/16/2010

|Includes:AFK, SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF (DIA), EMB, EZA, FAN, FCG, IEO, PBW, PHO, PWND, QQQ, SDS, SPXU, SPY, ZF
Sign up for our Daily “Ways-to-Play” Email Today Why is the recovery jobless? Maybe because it isn’t a recovery
IN FEBRUARY, for the twenty-fifth time in 26 months, the American economy shed jobs. The toll—a decline of 36,000—was smaller than feared for a month of severe winter weather. But it was distressing nonetheless; another bit of evidence pointing towards a jobless recovery. Most economists estimate that the recession in America ended around the close of the second quarter of 2009, the last quarter in which GDP shrank. But during the second half of last year the economy still managed sell DJIA DIAMONDS (NYSEARCA:DIA) buy UltraShort S&P 500 ProShares (NYSEARCA:SDS) sell S&P 500 SPDR (NYSEARCA:SPY) sell Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock (QQQQ) buy Ultra ProShort S&P500 ProShares (NYSEARCA:SPXU); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
The Zweig Fund Inc. Declares Distribution
The Zweig Fund Inc. Declares Distribution buy Zweig Fund (NYSE:ZF); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
The Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. Quarterly Report
The Asia Pacific Fund, Inc. Quarterly Report buy Asia Pacific Fund (NYSE:APB); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
This changes everything
Natural gas is becoming less like oil and more like coal, which is a good thing buy First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund (NYSEARCA:FCG); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Matthew Simmons' Awesome Presentation On The Coming Oil & Water Shortage
Oil industry analyst Matthew Simmons is one of the most influential proponents of the idea the notion that oil is growing increasingly scarce, and that our future will be characterized by shortages and price spikes. buy PowerShares Water Resource Portfolio (NASDAQ:PHO) buy PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio (NYSEARCA:PBW) buyiShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Index Fund (NYSEARCA:IEO) buy First Trust ISE Global Wind Energy ETF (NYSEARCA:FAN) buy PowerShares Global Wind Energy Portfolio (NASDAQ:PWND); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Emerging market bond sales hit record high
Emerging market bonds have had their best start to the year on record as new issuance has surged and interest rate premiums over US Treasuries have narrowed to their lowest since 2008. sell iShares Emerging Market Bond Exchange Traded Fund (NYSEARCA:EMB); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Africa rising
Economic recovery is coming to Africa faster than many had expected buy iShares MSCI-South Africa (NYSEARCA:EZA) buy Market Vectors-Africa Index ETF (NYSEARCA:AFK); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
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