Hot Links: Be Somebody! Posted August 3, 2015 by Joshua M Brown What I'm reading this morning: The Athens stock market reopens for the first time in 5 weeks. Contrarian tough guys: step up and be somebody! (MoneyBeat) Gold investors contemplate suicide (Wall Street Journal) When Jim Grant doesn't have a clue what's going on in gold, nobody does. (MarketWatch) Commodity Rout Spurs Worst Resource Currency Meltdown in 7 Years (Bloomberg) Chinese stock market authorities find a scapegoat: Citadel (New York Times) The guy who's in charge of rescuing the Chinese stock market was a margin account cheerleader six months ago. (Bloomberg) China's Dilemma: Is it 1987 or 1929? (Guggenheim Partners) Why the end of sideways trading may be at hand - for better or worse (Fat Pitch) The return of stockpicking legend Bill Miller (Bloomberg) Inside the failure of Google+, a very expensive attempt to unseat Facebook (Mashable) Twitter has a billion inactive accounts - will they ever come back to life? (Business Insider) Jeff Miller isn't buying the link between commodity trauma and the US economy's condition (Dash of Insight) Ed Yardeni on GDP: Sorry, no recession here (Dr. Ed's Blog) JC Parets: How I think about opportunity cost (All Star Charts) Ritholtz tees off on the prophets of doom (Washington Post) Dan Loeb's new buys & Q2 letter (Market Folly) Lindzon: "Hedge fund returns blow, the industry is full of thieves and yet money piles in." (Howard Lindzon) Now go talk about it. facebook twitter linkedin Read this next.March 19, 2015 Chart o’ the Day: March Madness in the MarketApril 3, 2010 Hot Links: For RealsiesJanuary 30, 2020 They’re going to invert the yield curve again.