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Carrick on Money: Rich cities, weak real estate

Montreal housing for sale.

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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.

Ten burning questions about housing
Will the Vancouver market stay as weak as it was late in 2013? How will Toronto's condo market make out? And will the weakening Ottawa and Montreal markets start to get some attention? For answers to these questions and more, check out Part One and Part Two of The Economic Analyst's 2013 housing lookahead.

Retirement and reverse mortgages
A list of the most-read stories of 2012 on, a website for investment advisers. Both retirement and reverse mortgages were popular themes.

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Alberta rules
Maclean's looks at Canada's richest cities in this interactive graphic. Alberta cities take the first five spots.

Fancy footwork
What do you get when you spend $300 on Nike's new LeBron X basketball shoes? Find out in this infographic.

The best of Globe Investor
Globe Investor is highlighting some of the best features of our website this month with Globe Investor Tips.

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