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Daily “Ways-to-Play” The News Before the Moves 12/22/2009

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Roubini: Latin America Will Have Killer Growth In 2010
Although bearish for the U.S. economy, Nourel Roubini can't get enough of Latin America. To wit, he recently upgraded his growth outlook for Latin America in 2010 from 3.3 to 3.8. buy iShares S&P Latin America 40 Index (NYSEARCA:ILF) buy SPDR S&P Emerging Latin America ETF (NYSEARCA:GML) buy The Latin America Discovery Fund (NYSE:LDF); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
UBS 2010 MARKET OUTLOOK (PragCap)
The UBS outlook can best be described as a transitional recovery. Despite recovery, they believe the risks are numerous and will likely result in a more risk averse investment community. Investors will move out of the risk trade: buy SPDR-Consumer Staples (NYSEARCA:XLP) buy SPDR-Energy (NYSEARCA:XLE) sell SPDR-Industrial (NYSEARCA:XLI) sell iShares DJ US Telecommunications (NYSEARCA:IYZ) buy iShares DJ US Technology (NYSEARCA:IYW); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
The Curse of the Class of 2009
For College Grads Lucky Enough to Get Work This Year, Low Wages are Likely to Haunt Them for a Decade or More Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Anthony Michael on TheStreet.com
Anthony Michael on TheStreet.com Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Capital-Gains Pains Lurk in Unusual Spot
Some Bond ETFs Will Cause a Tax Hit sell Vanguard Extended Duration ETF (NYSEARCA:EDV); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
70% Of The Q3 GDP Growth Was Cash For Clunkers
Today's downward revision is far worse than it first appears. While third quarter GDP was revised down by a 0.6% (2.2% vs. 2.8% previously), the contribution from motor vehicle output (which was massively stimulated by Cash for Clunkers in a one-off fashion) remains enormous. sell DJIA DIAMONDS (NYSEARCA:DIA) sell S&P 500 SPDR (NYSEARCA:SPY); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Is Devon for Sale?
"Devon has done more work in the last 30 days to prepare itself to be the perfect marriage partner when it announced last month that it divested its entire Gulf of Mexico and international oil and gas portfolio in order to sharpen its focus on the 5 core North American shale plays" buy iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Index Fund (NYSEARCA:IEO); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Storm on Big Weekend Raises Worries for Stores
Snow, sleet and wind on the East Coast gave already tight-fisted consumers another reason to stay away from the mall Saturday and Sunday, normally blockbuster days for retailers catering to last-minute shoppers. sell SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:XRT); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion