Here are seven (or so) links at 7AM Eastern.  Good luck out there today.

What investors should do with “bold market calls.”  (The Reformed Broker)

The odds of a Santa Claus rally.  (SurlyTrader)

Is the $VIX normalizing, or just resting?  (VIX and More)

Why you always need to read the ETF label: risk on/risk off ETFs.  (Adam Warner)

Platinum is at a 26-year low relative to gold.  (FT)

Farmers who were MF Global customers are really feeling the crunch.  (WSJ)

Anyone expecting a clean solution to the problems in Europe is likely to be disappointed.  (A Dash of Insight, Humble Student of the Markets)

The real story with the Fed is bad enough without using inflated numbers.  (WSJ, Econbrowser)

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