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    How to short Gold

    Is there a way to short gold on the ASX? Such as a reverse ETF for example?
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    VAS - Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF

    Another difference: STW -- tracks ASX 200; dividends paid bi-annually. (annual fee 0.27%) VAS -- tracks ASX 300; distributions paid quarterly.(annual Fee 0.286%)
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    STW - SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Fund ETF

    Re: STW – SPDR ASX 200 Fund – Index tracking fund So_Cynical said: Is the Vanguard ASX 300 Index Fund, exchange traded...via an online broker? No, not in Austrlia. VG has ETF's in the US. So_Cynical said: Investment requirements and fees: Switch/withdrawal $1,000 :eek: how can that be...
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    Listed property trust - Good value now?

    Its a year later and this sector has tanked significantly. Is this a good time to get in?
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    AORD Historical P/E

    I found this for the S&P 500. http://www.econ.yale.edu/~shiller/data/ie_data.xls Yes -- earnings are not known -- I assume they will be below average which obviously means that current P/E's are still falsely high. Having said that, hey are well below P/E's in 00-02 bear.
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    AORD Historical P/E

    Any idea what the historical low (P/E) is?
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    AORD Historical P/E

    Hi I've done some searching but can't find a site where I can obtain historical P/E's for the All Ordinaries or S&P 200. Does anyone know of such a site? Thanks.
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    QGC - Queenland Gas Company

    Thanks for the lucid reply. Is there a particular time frame in which one has to sell if one chose to do so?
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    QGC - Queenland Gas Company

    I'm a relative newbie. For ordinary shareholders -- what does the BG takeover mean. Does one have to sell the QGC shares, will the company contact shareholders and "repatriate" shares or does one get shares in another company? Thanks for the help.
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    GOLD (ASX listed) Price Query

    Oh I see. So its unhedged -- which would make sense with the AU$ falling recently. Thanks.
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    GOLD (ASX listed) Price Query

    Hi I always assumed that the ASX listed "GOLD" tracked the gold price fairly accurately. However, when the gold price was around $850 in early May 08, GOLD could be bought for about $89 per share on the ASX. Today, with the gold price just above $800, GOLD sold at about $92. Why...
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    CommSec Bank Accounts

    Anyone know how to print a statement (not a CSV file) online in these new accounts?
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    Monthly and Annual % Returns for ASX 200 and All Ords

    For future reference, I found it here: http://www2.standardandpoors.com/portal/site/sp/en/au/page.family/indices_ei_au/2,3,2,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0.html
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    Monthly and Annual % Returns for ASX 200 and All Ords

    Hi Can anyone point me to a website where I can access monthly and annual percentage returns for common indices. I have looked at Commsec, the ASX, Yahoo finance and Google finance without success. These services do provide graphical data, but not the actual percentage returns. I found...
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    CommSec Bank Accounts

    Does one get a totally new account number with this account. All my dividends are currently paid into my CDIA account. If I take up the new offer, does that mean I have to change all the account details for dividend payments?
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