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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.

How the stock market fries our brains
For answers, check out this presentation that Barry Ritholtz, a U.S. money manager and blogger, gave at the recent annual forecast dinner of the CFA Society of Toronto (CFA stands for chartered financial analysts, a respected designation in the financial world). Ritholtz's slides brilliantly describe why we investors are our own worst enemies.

The empathy deficit among the rich
The New York Times looks at research showing rich people lack empathy for those who are not as well off.

Cheaper mortgage rates ahead
That's what the experts on a mortgage rate outlook see for the next month and a half.

Managing money after a job loss
Some tips on managing money after the loss of a job from the federal Financial Consumer Agency of Canada.

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