Without futher ado another batch of links worth clicking, with an emphasis on the ongoing gasoline price debate.

CXO Advisory notes a paper that breaks down the worldwide equity risk premium over the past century. The results are interesting in that give some global context to what is often a myopic interest in the U.S. case.

Russel Kinnel at Morningstar.com highlights a raft of new emerging market equity mutual funds which may be a sign of an overheated market.

Morgan Harting in Institutional Investor recaps some research that predicts an increase in emerging market bond credit spreads in an more "normal" liquidity environment.

Economist's View excerpts an interesting piece that serves as a primer on growing income disparities in the U.S.

Mark Hulbert at Marketwatch.com notes some research which shows that earnings momentum strategies continue to outperform the market.

Justin Lahart in the Wall Street Journal highlights the danger of investor reaction to a stop-start Federal Reserve.

Ticker Sense has some cool graphs that put into perspective how this recovery stacks up historically.

Matthew Lynn at Bloomberg.com does not think the bull market in commodities has much farther to run.

Paul Kedrosky graphs the "spurious correlation" between gasoline prices and Pres. Bush's approval ratings.

Amanda Cantrell at CNN Money looks at the role hedge funds are playing in the oil futures market.

James Hamilton at Econbrowser defends the role of speculators in the oil futures market.

Daniel Drezner wonders, "…why is a spike in gas prices considered such a political crisis?"

The FT.com reports that the SEC is taking hedge fund advisor examinations seriously.

DealBook notes some talk that the Cerebrus deal for GMAC is "cleverly structured."

Is the move in TheStreet.com (TSCM) a function of the Cramer halo-effect (Barnako.com) or simply a sign of market speculation (Barry Ritholtz)?

If you are interested in staying up-to-date with all of our posts please add our feed to your favorite feed reader.

This content, which contains security-related opinions and/or information, is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon in any manner as professional advice, or an endorsement of any practices, products or services. There can be no guarantees or assurances that the views expressed here will be applicable for any particular facts or circumstances, and should not be relied upon in any manner. You should consult your own advisers as to legal, business, tax, and other related matters concerning any investment.

The commentary in this “post” (including any related blog, podcasts, videos, and social media) reflects the personal opinions, viewpoints, and analyses of the Ritholtz Wealth Management employees providing such comments, and should not be regarded the views of Ritholtz Wealth Management LLC. or its respective affiliates or as a description of advisory services provided by Ritholtz Wealth Management or performance returns of any Ritholtz Wealth Management Investments client.

References to any securities or digital assets, or performance data, are for illustrative purposes only and do not constitute an investment recommendation or offer to provide investment advisory services. Charts and graphs provided within are for informational purposes solely and should not be relied upon when making any investment decision. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The content speaks only as of the date indicated. Any projections, estimates, forecasts, targets, prospects, and/or opinions expressed in these materials are subject to change without notice and may differ or be contrary to opinions expressed by others.

Please see disclosures here.

Please see the Terms & Conditions page for a full disclaimer.