The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
What shoplifters want
Cigarettes, energy drinks and other items atop the list of most stolen items in stores.
The Optimum solution
Tips for maxing out the number of Optimum points you get buying stuff at Shoppers Drug Mart.
The 18-year bear market
The question posed in this blog post is whether the five-year bear market in Australia could match the 18-year slump in Japan. Conclusions: Yes. Why should you care about Australia? Because it’s quite like Canada in being a resource-dominated economy in a world of slowing growth.
Dialing for dividends
The blog post revisits a recent study showing that in the U.S. market, stocks with dividend yields between 3 and 6 per cent have outperformed other dividend stocks over long periods of time.
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