The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Should we be worried about the stock markets?
Surging stock markets have led to speculation about whether we will see a major correction or even a crash. Since the advent of the Dow Jones industrial average 100 or so years ago, there have been 11 declines of 35 per cent from peak to trough. Here are the details.
"Gun to my head, I'm optimistic" – this comment typifies the lukewarm sentiment toward financial markets at a recent conference of Big Money people in New York.
These are the signs of a stock market reaching a peak.
A renter's life
A B.C. resident talks candidly here about his ups and downs as a renter and home owner over past 20 years or so.
This could be the worst investment ad of the year
An investing blogger dissects some boastful, unsubstantiated advertising from a mutual fund company.
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