Hot Links: Best Gift Ever!

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Bill Gross: Worst. Year. Ever.  (Moneyland)

Brian Lund: The best gift I ever got.  I love this.  (bcund)

Optimistic Silicon Valley is “losing touch with the rest of the world.”  Lolz.  (Bloomberg)

Erik: Market’s racing toward a blow-off top.  (MarketAnthropology)

Sorry, the bank stocks still suck.  (DragonflyCapital)

Value investor Frank Voisin: All I want for Christmas is an end to hyper-correlation.  (FranklySpeaking)

Peter Brooks on why all hell is breaking loose in Iraq post-pullout.  (NYP)

Some killer quotations on trendlines.  (StockSage)

My friends Cardiff and John film the inaugural FT Alphaville year-end award show.  (FTAlphaville)

Ten Ways Steve Jobs Changed the World (Yes, they’re still doing these so I’m still linking to them.  It’s a vicious cycle).  (Fortune)

SEC offers to ban Phil Falcone from the securities industry.  He’s all like “yeah, but no.  No thanks.”  (WSJ)

GQ’s 2011 Men of the Year.  (GQ)

Don’t miss my daily linkfest for financial advisers this morning!  (WSJFA)

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