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

What To Do Now

Market strategist David Rosenberg's take on what transpired early this week in financial markets. Must reading.

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The latest investing recommendations from Don Coxe, a widely respected expert on commodity investing. He's bullish on Canada, high-quality corporate bonds, gold and agricultural stocks.

Are We There Yet?

You probably want to know if the stock market plunge is close to being over. According to this blog post, one theory is that stocks have hit rock bottom when popular magazines, not those in the financial world, start writing about the markets.

Look Out Below

The outlook for interest rates has gone from higher to lower. Read here about what it means for mortgage rates.

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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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