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Daily “Ways-to-Play” The News Before the Moves 3/4/2010


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Britain Grapples With Debt of Greek Proportions
LONDON — As Greece’s debt troubles batter the euro, Britain has done its utmost to stay above the fray. sell Rydex British Pound Sterling Trust (NYSEARCA:FXB); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Recipe for Rebound in Apartment REITS?
Multi-family housing could be an interesting counterintuitive idea. Yes, vacancy rates are still near alltime records and unemployment is still very high. And, yes we still believe the economy is on less than stable footing. However, this could be an interesting play. buy iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors (NYSEARCA:ICF) buy 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
Corporate Deal Makers Head to Emerging Markets
Swollen with cash from fast-growing economies, many emerging-market companies are on the prowl for acquisitions. At the same time, their counterparts in the West — desperate for growth and often seeing few prospects at home — are opening their wallets to move into developing countries, trying to get at resources, new customers or both. buy iShares MSCI-Emerging Markets (NYSEARCA:EEM); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Well drilled
Offshore oil platforms operate at ever-greater depths buy PowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services Portfolio (NYSEARCA:PXJ); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Attack of the really quite likeable tomatoes
The success of genetically modified crops provides opportunities to win over their critics buy Market Vectors--Agribusiness ETF (NYSEARCA:MOO); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion
Obama sends ‘Volcker rule’ to Congress
The Obama administration told members of Congress to introduce a new 10 per cent limit on an individual bank’s share of overall liabilities on Wednesday as it sent a fleshed-out “Volcker rule” to Capitol Hill. sell SPDR-Financial (NYSEARCA:XLF) sell iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund (NYSEARCA:IAI); Check out how others are using ETFs to capitalize on this news or add your own opinion