The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Love and the Vancouver real estate market
A therapist looks at how the high cost of affording a house or condo in Vancouver is keeping couples together after the romance is gone.
Not in this lifetime
A pessimistic look at when the hard-hit U.S. housing market might turn around.
Attention, income seekers
Covered call exchange-traded funds have caught on with investors looking for income, but how have they actually performed? Here, the Canadian Capitalist blog looks at a popular covered call ETF, Horizons Enhanced Income Equity (HEX-TSX). It turns out investors would have done better with the oldest and plainest of Canadian ETFs, the iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index Fund (XIU).
The richest men in baseball
How the wealthiest team owners in major league baseball made their fortunes.
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