A Truly Taxing Day.

Thursday, bloody Thursday.

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Monday Bloody Monday.

There will be blood.

Euro Falls After German Election Raises More Questions Than It Answers

“…most likely you will get some Swiss franc support on the back of those results.”

No ‘Apocalypse Now’, But Maybe Later – Full Week Ahead Preview

This week’s market-moving events are likely to be unscheduled. Remember, Irma is still a catastrophic natural disaster even if it didn’t quite turn into a scene out of a bad Jake Gyllenhaal movie. And as the above mentioned Ben Purvis notes, “Kim Jong Un [could decide] to inject himself into the conversation again,” at any time.

Don’t Look Up – Or Down…

“Ideological interpretation: Looking down is a mistake — the system works only if no one opens his eyes.”

Selloff? I Hardly Knew Her.

And now back to your regularly scheduled rally.

An ‘Unprecedented’ Franc Plunge & How To Make ’40-50 Billion’ On A Falling Swissie

Much has been made of the Swiss franc’s epic plunge. 

And indeed, it has been just that – an epic plunge.

‘Seldom Mentioned,’ ‘Bigly,’ Ubiquitous Stock Rally Continues: Tuesday In Charts

“Billions, and billions, and billions, and”…

Franc Plunge In Focus As Traders Ponder ‘The Mystery Of The Swiss In The Night’

“I have fielded more enquiries about what’s going on this week than I have the rest of the year combined.”

‘It’s A Sitting Duck’: Swiss Franc Plunge Continues, Bund Yields Soar, On Hot German Data

“All this makes the CHF a bit of a sitting duck”…

EURCHF Surges As Stops ‘Inadvertently’ Triggered In Tokyo Amid ‘Very Poor Liquidity’

“…the move above overnight high was due to a combination of short covering and momentum buying and is being made more difficult as spreads blow out in both options and spot.”

As Currency War Beckons, Here Is One Trader’s Dollar Mea Culpa

“It’s certainly a tempting idea given the price-action but, in the wake of my incorrect dollar call from Wednesday, I refrained from joining the debate with conviction.”

‘I Come Back To You Now’: Kolanovic Returns, Everyone Panics

“…at the turn of the tide.”

Swiss Franc Tumbles: Euro Hits 1.12 For First Time Since Floor Was Abandoned

“For this reason we maintain our monetary policy of negative interest rates and interventions if needed.”

The Day After: Yellen’s Big Mistake

So here we are, the day after a Fed hike that was supposed to (and by a lot of accounts needed to be) dovish. Wednesday’s lackluster CPI and retail sales data should have been a “game changer” for Yellen’s messaging, a lot of folks contended, going into 2 p.m. EST. Simply put: by the time…