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XAU

ISO 4217 code for gold, a particularly valuable precious metal. Gold is an element with the atomic number 79. It is used for jewelry, electronics and for other purposes. Historically, gold was used in many cultures as the basis for currency, but this is no longer the case. Investments in gold are often used as a hedge against inflation because it tends to maintain its value over time.
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Rankings and analysis on every XAU component available at GoldAlert Pro 6 (http://pro.
The Table shows the "average of the means" both un-weighted and weighted by the number of years of price data used for each index, and calculated for "up" indices (S&P 500, Dow and FTSE indices) and "down" indices (DJ Commodities and XAU indices) separately.
42 * "Up" markets include the S&P 500, the Dow and the FTSE; "Down" markets include the XAU and the Dow Jones Commodities indices.
After breaking 10 (its absolute historical high), the XAU Index/Gold ratio is now slightly below that level.
PAAS: NASDAQ; PAA: TSX) is pleased to announce that effective February 21, 2005 it will be added to the prestigious Philadelphia Gold and Silver Sector Index, known as the XAU.
The common shares of Apex Silver trade on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol "SIL" and are included in the Philadelphia Stock Exchange's Gold and Silver Index, generally referred to as the XAU Index.
Its shares trade on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol "SIL" and are included in the Philadelphia Stock Exchange's Gold and Silver Index, generally referred to as the XAU Index.
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