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Hockey great Wayne Gretzky watches some baseball in Anaheim, California, April 5, 2010.Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

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

Wayne Gretzky, investment adviser
The Great One, it turns out, is a very cautious investor. "My dad always told me: 'It could end tomorrow'," he says here.

Funds you hold forever
Seven mutual funds for long-term investors to consider. Note: Several have high minimum upfront investment requirements.

This credit card pays cash
How to squeeze extra cash out of the MBNA SmartCash credit card , a good choice in the cash back category because it's free and pays 3 per cent cash back on gas and groceries and 1 per cent on other purchases.

Discovering Japan
Japan's financial and economic problems get a lot less press than Europe's these days, but some observers think they could be even more devastating if not addressed soon.

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