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Carrick on money: This bull’s got room to run

Bull market for stocks.

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

This bull's got room to run
This chart suggests the U.S. stock market isn't expensive, even after its recent surge.

And here's a chart putting the magnitude of the market's rise against bull markets of the past.

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More on rent vs. buy
A mortgage agent has these thoughts on a discussion I started on my Facebook personal finance community about whether first-time buyers should consider renting now and waiting to buy.

How to demolish your credit rating
It's simple – just apply for lots of new credit cards and pay your bills late.

More money
Join the 21,000+ people who subscribe to my Facebook personal finance community for talk about investing, retirement, real estate, banking and other financial matters. I'm also on Twitter.

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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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