Hot Links: Slam Dunk Posted December 22, 2014 by Joshua M Brown What I'm reading this morning: Don't look now, but oil is back above $62 (Reuters) Why Saudis Decided Not to Prop Up Oil (WSJ) Deflationista Queen Gary Shilling's talking about $20 oil. (Bloomberg View) The first Russian bank bailout, aka TSARP, now in progress (Business Insider) China offers a helping hand to Putin (Bloomberg) Could Russian stocks get kicked out of the Emerging Market indices? (ETF Trends) Jason Zweig: Did you Petro Panic last week? (Wall Street Journal) Separating Facts From Popular (But False) Narratives (Fat Pitch) Wage pressure is on the way and many employers are not ready for it (CSEN) Key insight from Charlie Bilello: Sector behavior changes over time (Charlie Bilello) Strategies can beat the market, you can't (Michael Batnick) One of the Worst Arguments in Finance (A Wealth Of Common Sense) Brand new interview with Bob Shiller (ETF.com) "Most importantly never, never, never believe a salesperson’s spiel that performance fees are good for you, the investor." (The Big Picture) British Bernie Madoff's ponzi unraveling now, trader is nowhere to be found (Telegraph) Yankee great Jorge Posada ripped off by his financial advisors (New York Post) Goldman's David Kostin on this year's massive fail for mutual fund managers (Business Insider) Can't believe Meredith Whitney's hedge fund wasn't a good idea. Sounded like a slam dunk. (Bloomberg) Awesome collection of comedians' quotes and jokes about money and finance (25iq) Now go talk about it. facebook twitter linkedin Read this next.August 20, 2013 A Field Guide to Stock Market CorrectionsJune 17, 2009 Cody Drops the "F" Bomb Again…FascismAugust 12, 2010 Hot Links: Are They Insane?