The best of the Web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Are You A Manly Or Womanly Investor?
Investing tips tailored specifically for both males and females, who apparently approach financial matters differently. This material is from CNNMoney.com, a U.S. site, so there are references to IRAs and 401(k)s instead of RRSPs. But it's still useful stuff that will get you to think about your mental approach to investing.
Idiot Boxes On the Cheap
A price war is looming for television sets. Stand by if you've been thinking of going big-screen.
Mortgage Rates In Neutral
RateSupermarket.ca's panel of experts expect no change in fixed- or variable-rate mortgages this month.
Biz Book Of The Year
Raghuram Rajan's book Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy has won the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year. Rajan is said to have predicted the global financial crisis during a 2005 Federal Reserve session to laud Alan Greenspan.
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