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Long-term commodity prices will remain up, but short term … well that's another story, according to AMP's Shane Oliver. What are the implications for investors? Click here to read more.
The PhilanthropyWiki is a new resource for the various players in Australian philanthropic enterprises — on both sides of the cheque book. Much more than a contact list, it includes a guide to various structures and models, reports and presentations on related issues, and other useful information. Click here for more.
There are enticing opportunities in specialist funds, but Morningstar's Phillip Gray urges caution and education before you decide if they're right for you. Read more here.
With their funds suffering in the past year, some super-fund investors are wondering if they should change; if the opposition can do better. But one academic study has found that if you are choosing a new fund, it's folly to do it on the basis of previous performance. Click here for more.
ART & COLLECTIBLES
Click here to see a workshop moderated by AFR Investor section editor Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon, which includes freelance journalist and author Peter Temple discussing why, for the past three years, he has turned his attention from property to stamps and coin (you'll need to register for MoneyShow.com, but it's free.