Trade On, Trade Off.

Days like today are always amusing to the extent they bring out the Don Quixote in people.

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‘Germany Balanced It Out’: World Reacts To Fraught Italian Election

For now, the market mood seems to be something akin to “fuck it, we’ll worry about this later”.

Not For The Faint-Hearted: Full Week Ahead Preview

This is not going to be for the faint of heart.

Angela Merkel’s Fourth Term Secured As SPD Votes To Join Coalition

Good news on the political front: Angela Merkel has (finally) secured a fourth term after the SPD voted to join her CDU/CSU bloc in another coalition.

Have Genius, Will Travel.

Well needless to say, this was not a particularly inspiring week.

This Means War.

Thursday went swimmingly.

While You’re Waiting, Can I Interest You In Some Stocks?

So in the meantime…

Let’s Get Italian: Full Week Ahead Preview

No shortage of event risk.

Fly Me To The Moon.

I was told Icarus would be unleashed.

ECB Minutes Show Bank Concerned About ‘Premature’ Emancipation (Of Markets)

Happens to a lot of guys.

‘I Suppose You Think You Raised Hell’

“When I’ve raised hell you’ll know it.”

Are Central Banks Trying To ‘Purposely’ Engineer Volatility? These Investors Think So

The bottom line: for credit investors, the risk of central banks becoming more hawkish is now a two-headed beast.

Trader: Here’s Why I Would Fade Ray Dalio’s Massive Short

“We will probably never know, but I think it’s an interesting exercise to speculate on the reasons for the massive bet.”

Toto.

Farewell to Kansas.

If It Bleeds.

“…we can kill it.”