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The BlackRock logo is seen outside of its offices in New York January 18, 2012. (SHANNON STAPLETON/SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS)
The BlackRock logo is seen outside of its offices in New York January 18, 2012. (SHANNON STAPLETON/SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS)

Inside the Market

The week's best web reads: Blackrock's 3 top dividend stocks Add to ...

Inside the Market's weekend roundup of some of last week's best investing reads on the Internet, which are highlighted every morning in our premarket report.

Companies:

Bob Shearer, the lead portfolio manager for the equity dividend fund of Blackrock - the world's largest money manager by assets - reveals his top 3 U.S. dividend stocks.

The seven most important lessons arising from Apple's big dive.

Former Globe and Mail writer Mathew Ingram on why he might ditch his iPhone for an Android.

The inside story of Facebook's Graph Search.

Market signals:

Some of the biggest U.S. bond firms are pushing aggressively into equity markets.

Five years into a 10-year bet that an S&P index fund can beat hedge funds' funds-of-funds, Warren Buffett is in the lead for the first time.

Five reasons to remain cautious on U.S. equities. And if that's not enough, be aware that many of the metrics that gauge market sentiment are in startling territory.

So, the key question then: Is the current market rally a matter of dumb investors buying high?

Fund flows into equities have surged over the last couple of weeks. But a closer look at the data seems to point to a more cautious view on equities.

Emerging markets are the top pick for ETF investors so far this year.

The market’s return over the next four years is likely to be somewhat below average,  according to a market-timing model that has exploited the stock market’s long-term predictability to turn in an enviable record.       

The recent rally in homebuilder stocks suggests that U.S interest rates will not remain accommodative for much longer.

Better investing:

The co-founder and CEO of Stocktwits outlines his nine stock market investing lessons.

Top 10 ways to deal with behavioural biases in investing.

Be careful about group registered education savings plans. They are loaded with fees.

Does a 60 per cent equities/40 per cent bonds portfolio still make sense?

What you should look for in a small-cap stock.    

 

 

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