The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Obesity, the next big investing theme
Thinking McDonald’s and Coke? Wrong. Investment dealer Merrill Lynch has been looking at stocks that should benefit from fighting obesity, including companies in health care, food and sports equipment.
The kings of cash
The Rewards Canada blog has created a chart comparing credit cards that offer rewards in the form of cash back. Double click on the chart to get the full version.
Here’s a recent column I wrote on cash back cards.
Get a will, would you
CIBC’s Jamie Golombek is interviewed on TV about the importance of having a will. Basic stuff, but worth repeating because a significant number people who haven’t attended to this important detail.
Living large in America
Seven examples from cities like Phoenix and Fort Myers, Fla., of how you can buy a mansion for roughly half of its price peak before the U.S. real estate market crashed.