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If anyone's interested, on 7/7/00, I performed a foolish four calculation on the top 50 shares on the ASX. I excluded property trusts, but included resource stocks. Numbers 2-5 were, in order, Amcor, Telecom NZ, CSR and Santos. I invested approx $2000 in each of them as a trial run (why not put your money where your mouth is, I say!). Here are the figures:
Price Price
7/7/00 1/11/00

CSR $4.36 $3.95
Amcor $5.81 $5.35
Telecom NZ $5.95 $4.30
Santos $5.00 $6.14

Not looking too good at the moment, but neither is the rest of the market, so I'll sit tight for now.

But I do have a question. The Fool says they review the DOW FF at the end of the financial year. Is this appropriate for the ASX50 FF? Should it be at the end of financial year? Should it be more often, or perhaps when the market goes up?
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