The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Warren Buffett is wrong about bonds
A brave investment adviser takes on Buffett over his recent comments that bonds are a bad investment.
Is the stock market a bubble?
People are starting to ask this question after the strong gains of the past couple of years (in the U.S. market, if not in Canada). The answer here from the financial guy at The New Yorker is a firm no.
What’s happening in housing
Yale economics professor Robert Shiller – he foresaw the U.S. housing crash – writes here about how hard it is to forecast the long-term value of housing. He wonders whether renting, with the mobility it offers, may be regarded as a high-status lifestyle in a knowledge-based economy.
The average house price in April was $380,588 – here’s an interactive tool you can use to see how much house or condo you can buy for that amount in cities across the country.
Cutting the cost of your Disney vacation
Six suggestions for a cheaper Disney visit.