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Rob Carrick's Reader: Toronto's housing market is no New York

A "for sale" sign is seen outside a home in New York June 19, 2012.


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

Toronto's no New York

Where Toronto house prices rank on a North American scale. Quick preview: Toronto's in the Top 10, but well behind leaders San Francisco and New York.

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Fight food fraud

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Stop listening to politicians

That's what money manager Eric Sprott says in this commentary about how the global economic situation is worse than politicians are letting on. For a more honest view, he suggests you check out what publicly traded companies are saying about the business climate.

Best deals in cash-back cards

The Million Dollar Journey blog declares the MBNA SmartCash and Capital One Aspire Cash World cards as the top choices in cash-back credit cards.

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Personal Finance Columnist

Rob Carrick has been writing about personal finance, business and economics for close to 20 years. He joined The Globe and Mail in late 1996 as an investment reporter and has been personal finance columnist since November 1998. Rob's personal finance columns appear in The Globe on Tuesday and Thursday, and his Portfolio Strategy column for investors appears on Saturday. More


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