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Carrick on money: The department of beaten down investments

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

The department of beaten down investments
Gold: The advice here is to stay patient if you're eyeing gold after its recent plunge because prices won't stabilize for a while.

This Reuters story explains how previous global financial shocks were preceded by sharp declines for gold.

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Apple Inc.
Are the company's shares a buy after their recent 40 per cent decline? This analyst doesn't see any reason to rush in.

Here, you'll find the case for buying Apple shares.

Time take a look at what's been driving Apple's decline.

Stocks that keeping paying you more
A blogger lists what his research shows to be the Top 10 U.S. dividend growth stocks. A dividend growth stock increases its quarterly cash payout to shareholders on a steady annual basis.

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About the Author
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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