The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Canada's housing market is like Wile E. Coyote
Yale University lecturer Vikram Mansharamani writes here about Canada's "schizophrenic oscillation between housing exuberance and oil-price despair." He likens housing to Wile E. Coyote running off a cliff with his feet still moving. "He's suspended in air, and it's only a matter of time until gravity exerts its force."
How TripAdvisor is changing the way we travel
A look at the web site that almost everyone now consults before booking a trip.
Now for some critical comments on travel booking websites. Best prices? Not really.
Uber reality check
A study in New York found there are situations where an old-fashioned yellow cab is cheaper than finding a ride through the online network Uber.
The capital gains worksheet
Use this to help calculate your capital gains from investing in stocks, bonds and exchange-traded funds.