‘This Is A Joke’: Lira Crashes To Record Low As Market Doubts Erdogan’s Credentials As Rates Strategist

This is completely out of control.

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Thanks A Lot: Full Week Ahead Preview

Holiday road.

Panic Time! Turkey Launches Investigation Into Preet Bharara As Zarrab Debacle Spirals Out Of Control

This is what panic looks like.

A ‘Golden’ Opportunity: Mueller, Flynn, Trump And The Case Of Reza Zarrab

This opens all kinds of doors.

Watch The Throne.

What happens over the weekend no longer remains confined to the weekend.

Mueller Probing Flynn Plot To Kidnap Pennsylvania Cleric, Deliver Him To Turkey For $15 Million

“Under the alleged proposal, Mr. Flynn and his son, Michael Flynn Jr., were to be paid as much as $15 million for delivering Fethullah Gulen to the Turkish government.”

All’s Well That Ends In An Epic Mideast Death Match.

Tension is running high on Monday…

Geopolitics & Wild Cards: Full Week Ahead Preview

Geopolitics is back in the spotlight to start the week.

Roasted Turkey: Of Gold Traders, Runaway Inflation And Angry Autocrats Named Erdogan

“…when Erdogan met with Biden a year ago, he claimed bizarrely that Preet Bharara was a Gulenist tool.”

Fireworks.

“…or what counts as ‘fireworks.'”

Trader: ‘You Don’t Always Get Something For Nothing’

“Traders like to blame all the world’s ills on central bank behavior and then scream when markets act like markets. Or their machines act like robots.”

Risks Aplenty.

And now, back to your regularly scheduled programming…

The Austin Powers World.

“There’s real danger but at the same time, the central figures are so laughable that it’s difficult to accept it as reality”…

Cartoon Break (‘Bring Me His Head’)

A NATO ally.

Turkey Bans Singing After Dark As US Investors Dump Most Turkish Stocks Since September

Turkish President — and man who thinks democracy is really, really fucking overrated — Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has heard all the folk song Karaoke that he cares to hear, which is why on Friday, he banned singing.