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Carrick on money: The what to do about interest rates edition Add to ...

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

Mortgages: Go variable or fixed?

Variable, this blog post says.

Bonds that laugh at rising interest rates

Introducing the floating rate bond, a defensive option for investors worried about declines in their bond holdings when interest rates rise.

Is the worst over for bonds?

A case is made here that we have in a fact seen the worst for bonds.

Keep your eye on this rate

It says here that in assessing what damage rising interest rates might do to the economy, keep your eye on the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond yield.

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