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Chinese traders let off fireworks to acknowledge the 'god of wealth'... News PhotoBeijing,Business,China - East Asia,Chinese Culture,Chinese New Year,City,Day 5,Gratitude,Horizontal,Lifestyles,Prosperity,River,Trader,Trading,Year Of The SnakePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPChinese traders let off fireworks to acknowledge the 'god of wealth' outside the Silk Market and bring their businesses prosperity and good fortune on the fifth day of the 'Year of the Snake' in Beijing on February 14, 2013. China is welcoming the Year of the Snake and tradition proclaims that a snake in the house is a good sign because it means the family will not starve and children born in the Year of the Snake will be cunning, intelligent and wise AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)