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A pedestrian passes before a share prices board in Tokyo on October 2, 2014. Japan's share prices dropped 420.26 points to close at 15,661.99 points at the Tokyo Stock Exchange market, as a stronger yen and worries about the world economy dragged the Japanese market into the red.

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The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.

Great news for millennials – stocks are plunging
A sensible argument is raised here – with decades to go until retirement, young people should jump on every chance they get to buy stocks when they've fallen hard in price.

Index investing is winning the war
A video interview with John Bogle, a U.S. index investing pioneer, on why investors are increasingly embracing funds that track major stock and bond indexes. Interestingly, Bogle is not keen on exchange-traded funds. He prefers index mutual funds, which are much cheaper in the United States than Canada. For Canadians, then, ETFs are the best way to invest in indexes.

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Negotiate this perk for your next job
Introducing the "pre-cation," a paid break you take before you start a new job so you arrive fresh and energized.

How losing weight is like saving for your future
A blogger discusses the similarities between losing weight and managing a budget.

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