Hot Links: The Squeeze Posted December 4, 2014 by Joshua M Brown What I'm reading this morning: Putin vows to punish the speculators who've driven down the Ruble. (Bloomberg) The rising dollar is hurting overseas, exacerbating the struggles of foreign economies (Wall Street Journal) Dr. Copper has been replaced by Dr. Semiconductor (AThrasher) Don't feel bad, every major strategist was wrong on rates this year (except Gundlach, who is a freak of nature) (Business Insider) An activist mistakenly believes that Jim Cramer's daily two hours' worth of free commercial time is somehow bad for TheStreet.com (DealBook) David Merkel's take on the Cramer thing is worth a read (Aleph Blog) For the first time (ever?), college's are being squeezed by cost-savvy tuition payers (Quartz) Have you cast your vote for Financial Charlatan Of The Year yet? (Google Docs) Zenefits is coming for the insurance industry. “All of the existing brokers today are all fucked.” (Fortune) New James Bond film announced - cast, crew and car revealed! (Reuters) Ex-financial advisor and all-around professional scumbag Paul Greenwood sentenced to 10 years for fraud (ABC News) Now go talk about it. facebook twitter linkedin Read this next.March 28, 2014 Bernard Baruch’s 10 Rules of InvestingJuly 20, 2015 Hot Links: Megacity BluesMarch 29, 2013 a much needed vacation.