INSERTING and REPLACING Halter USX China Index Announces Year

 End Results and Adds New Constituents  DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 7, 2005 Insert after last company, eLong (Nasdaq:LONG), in the list of companies that currently comprise the Halter USX China Index of release dated Jan. 4, 2005:  Guangshen Railway Co Ltd (NYSE:GSH)  HuaNeng Power International, Inc. (NYSE:HNP)  INTAC International (Nasdaq:INTN)  Jilin Chemical Industrial Co. Ltd. (NYSE:JCC)  KongZhong Corporation (Nasdaq:KONG)  Linktone Ltd (Nasdaq:LTON)  Nam Tai Electronics Inc (NYSE:NTE)  Netease.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTES)  Pacificnet Inc. (Nasdaq:PACT)  PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR)  Qiao Xing Universal Telephone, Inc. (NAsdaq:XING)  Radica Games Ltd (Nasdaq:RADA)  Shanda Interactive Entertainment Ltd (Nasdaq:SNDA)  Sina Corporation (Nasdaq:SINA)  Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemcial Co. Ltd. (NYSE:SHI)  Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (NYSE:SMI)  Sinovac Biotech, Ltd. (AMEX:SVA)  Sohu.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:SOHU)  Tom Online Inc (Nasdaq:TOMO)  UTStarcom Inc (Nasdaq:UTSI)  Webzen Inc (Nasdaq:WZEN)  Yanzhou Coal Mining Co. Ltd. (NYSE:YZC)  For further information, please contact: Carl Thompson, Principal, carl@ctapr.com, of CTA Public Relations, +1-303-665-4200, for Halter USX China Index.  The corrected release reads:  HALTER USX CHINA INDEX ANNOUNCES YEAR END RESULTS AND ADDS NEW CONSTITUENTS  For the fourth quarter and for the year 2004, the Halter USX China Index (AMEX:HXC) was up 12.64% and down 0.75% respectively. During the same period (fourth quarter and year end), the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 6.97% and 3.15% respectively and Nasdaq was up 14.69% and 8.59% respectively.  HXC is pleased to announce the inclusion of 6 new constituents to its existing index of China-focused, U.S. listed companies including: 51 Job, Inc. (Nasdaq:JOBS), a provider of integrated human resource services in China with a focus on recruitment related services; China Finance Online (Nasdaq:JRJC), a provider of online financial and listed company data and information in China; KongZhong Corporation (Nasdaq:KONG), a provider of advanced second-generation (2.5G) wireless interactive entertainment, media and community services; eLong (Nasdaq:LONG), an online travel service provider in China; Pacificnet Inc. (Nasdaq:PACT), a company that invests in and operates companies that provide various outsourcing and value-added services (VAS) and solutions in China; and Sinovac Biotech, Ltd. (AMEX:SVA), specializes in the research, development, commercialization and sales of human vaccines for infectious illnesses, such as Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B, influenza and SARS.  It was also announced that Peak International (Nasdaq:PEAK) was removed from the Index because the company failed to meet the ongoing Index criteria requiring constituents to maintain an average market cap of over $50 million for the preceding 40 trading days.  About the Halter USX China Index  The Index, created by the Halter Financial Group and calculated and distributed by the Amex, is comprised of companies whose common stock is publicly traded in the United States and the majority of whose business is conducted within the People's Republic of China. The Halter USX China Index was created in response to the unique economic opportunities taking place in China, as well as the current dynamics in the United States capital markets. While there is strong demand for Chinese equity, U.S. investors still seek and prefer the transparency offered with a U.S. listing. For a company to be included in the Halter USX China Index it must conduct a majority of its business in China, maintain an average market cap of over $50 million for the preceding 40 trading days, trade on the NYSE, Amex or NASDAQ and be approved by USX Selection Committee. Investors can buy the Index by investing in an exchange traded fund (ETF), the PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China Portfolio (AMEX:PGJ). For more information please visit www.usxchinaindex.com. The following 43 public companies currently comprise the Halter USX China Index:  51 Job, Inc. (Nasdaq:JOBS)  Aluminum Corp. of China Ltd. (NYSE:ACH)  ASAT Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq:ASTT)  AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASIA)  Beijing Yanhua Petrochemical Co. Ltd. (NYSE:BYH)  Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:CBA)  China Automotive Systems Inc (Nasdaq:CAAS)  China Eastern Airlines Corporation Ltd. (NYSE:CEA)  Finance Online (Nasdaq:JRJC)  China Mobile Hong Kong Ltd. (NYSE:CHL)  China National Offshore Oil Corp. (NYSE:CEO)  China Petroleum and Chemical Corp (Sinopec) (NYSE:SNP)  China Southern Airlines Company Ltd. (NYSE:ZNH)  China Telecom Corporation Ltd (NYSE:CHA)  China Unicom Ltd (NYSE:CHU)  China Yuchai International Ltd. (NYSE:CYD)  Chinadotcom Corporation (Nasdaq:CHINA)  China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC)  Ctrip.com (Nasdaq:CTRP)  Deswell Industries Inc (Nasdaq:DSWL)  eLong (Nasdaq:LONG)  Guangshen Railway Co Ltd (NYSE:GSH)  HuaNeng Power International, Inc. (NYSE:HNP)  INTAC International (Nasdaq:INTN)  Jilin Chemical Industrial Co. Ltd. (NYSE:JCC)  KongZhong Corporation (Nasdaq:KONG)  Linktone Ltd (Nasdaq:LTON)  Nam Tai Electronics Inc (NYSE:NTE)  Netease.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTES)  Pacificnet Inc. (Nasdaq:PACT)  PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR)  Qiao Xing Universal Telephone, Inc. (NAsdaq:XING)  Radica Games Ltd (Nasdaq:RADA)  Shanda Interactive Entertainment Ltd (Nasdaq:SNDA)  Sina Corporation (Nasdaq:SINA)  Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemcial Co. Ltd. (NYSE:SHI)  Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (NYSE:SMI)  Sinovac Biotech, Ltd. (AMEX:SVA)  Sohu.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:SOHU)  Tom Online Inc (Nasdaq:TOMO)  UTStarcom Inc (Nasdaq:UTSI)  Webzen Inc (Nasdaq:WZEN)  Yanzhou Coal Mining Co. Ltd. (NYSE:YZC)  For further information, please contact: Carl Thompson, Principal, carl@ctapr.com, of CTA Public Relations, +1-303-665-4200, for Halter USX China Index.  The information in this news release includes certain forward-looking statements that are based upon assumptions that in the future may prove not to have been accurate and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties, including statements to the future financial performance of the Company. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in its forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations or any of its forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Factors that could cause results to differ include, but are not limited to, successful performance of internal plans, product development and acceptance, the impact of competitive services and pricing, or general economic risks and uncertainties.  CONTACT: Halter USX China Index Marat Rosenberg, 972-233-0300    
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