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  • People queue outside a currency exchange office in Geneva, January 15, 2015. The Swiss National Bank scrapped its cap on the franc on Thursday sending the safe-haven currency crashing below the 1.20 per euro floor it set over three years ago.

    Switzerland's decision to allow its currency to float freely against the euro may have claimed another victim—Everest Capital's Global Fund.

  • Swiss Francs

    Dennis Gartman, along with Deutsche Bank's David Bianco, talk about who is hurt by the Swiss central bank's move.

  • A trader at FXCM in Japan.

    The brokerage was brought to its knees by the Swiss National Bank's surprise move on the franc Thursday.

  • FXCM, Leucadia remain halted

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports trading for the U.S. retail forex broker FXCM and Leucadia National, which is owned by Jefferies, remain halted.

  • 1 euro to 1 dollar? Not since 2002

    The euro has not reached parity to the dollar since 2002. CNBC's Sara Eisen reports strategists are saying it can go to parity a lot sooner than expected.

  • Trade School: Currency risk

    CNBC's Dominic Chu clarifies the risks of trading foreign exchange currency at home.

  • Forex shakeup: FXCM is not alone

    CNBC's Sara Eisen details the fallout of the foreign exchange shakeup and how it's impacting the retail forex brokers.

  • No insurance fund exists for futures positions: Expert

    Trading in retail foreign exchange broker FXCM Inc. has remained halted all morning on "news pending." CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks to Bart Chilton, former CFTC Commissioner.

  • European markets close: Franc, ECB & Greek banks

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including where Swiss stocks and the euro stand ahead of the European Central Bank's meeting next Thursday.

  • How FXCM got wiped out

    Richard Repetto, Sandler O'Neill & Partners, discusses the future of FXCM and how much capital the firm needs to remain solvent, with CNBC's David Faber.

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The volatile start to the year is spilling into the IPO market, which is beginning to price new products after a one-month hiatus.

  • Swiss franc: Renewed weakness ahead

    Phyllis Papadavid, senior global FX strategist at BNP Paribas, says, "it's not clear if we've reached an equilibrium yet" on the Swiss franc, but that the European Central Bank's upcoming decision will be very important.

  • SNB: The impact on Swiss companies

    What can we expect from Swiss companies now? Robert Waldschmidt, analyst of consumer goods at Liberum, says that pricing decisions will be "critical" for businesses like Nestle and Swatch.

  • SNB: Central bankers have 'a license to lie'

    The Swiss National Bank's move has destroyed its credibility, according to Anatole Kaletsky, co-founder and chief economist at Gavekal Dragonomics. He said the next move of the ECB's Mario Draghi will be critical, as people do not trust central bankers anymore.

  • SNB's 'unprecedented' move

    Jonathan Webb, head of FX strategy at Jefferies Bache, describes the Swiss National Bank's decision to drop its currency peg as extremely unprecedented.

  • Some traders knew about SNB move: Pro

    Adam Myers, European head of FX research at Crédit Agricole CIB, says some market participants were aware of the Swiss National Bank's move to end the Swiss franc's euro peg. Was it front running or just a bold call?

  • Switzerland's franc soared by almost 30 percent in value against the euro after the Swiss National Bank abandoned its three-year old cap.

  • Bad marriage

    The Swiss move to unpeg the franc proves the euro is like a bad, bad marriage, says Jake Novak. Here's what should happen next.

  • The FX 'counterfactual' zone

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the potential impact of the Swiss franc move and foreign exchange.

  • Swiss abandons peg on franc

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs takes a look at how European markets are responding to the Swiss central bank's foreign exchange move.