Economic Data Calls for 5/18/18

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (May 18, 2018) — Good Luck Trading!

1. GE PPI Output (2:00 NY Time) -- No Trade -- Wholesale price index comes out same day as EZ PPI

2. GE Current Account and Trade Balance (4:00 and 5:00 NY Time) Bullish EUR -- Potential for upside surprise given Stronger GE Current Account and Trade, weaker FR data

3. CA Retail Sales and CPI (8:30 NY Time) Bullish CAD -- Potential for upside surprise given Sharp rise in price component of IVEY and increase in wholesale sales

Economic Data Calls for 5/17/18

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (May 17, 2018) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ PPI Output (18:45 NY Time) -- No Trade -- Rise in quarterly CPI but slowdown in yoy PPI

2. AU Employment Report (21:30 NY Time) Bearish AUD -- Potential for downside given Employment component of manufacturing and services PMI declined

3. US Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook (8:30 NY Time) Bullish USD -- Potential for upside given rise Empire Manufacturing

Economic Data Calls for 5/16/18

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (May 16, 2018) — Good Luck Trading!

1. JN GDP (19:50 NY Time) Bearish JPY -- Potential for downside surprise given Weaker trade balance and retail sales

2. GE and EZ CPI (2:00 and 5:00 NY Time) -- No Trade -- Revisions to CPI are hard to predict but changes can be market moving

3. US Housing Starts, Building Permits, Industrial and Manufacturing Production (8:30 and 9:15 NY Time) -- No Trade -- Housing data is difficult to predict but can be market moving

Economic Data Calls for 5/15/18

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (May 15, 2018) — Good Luck Trading!

1. RBA Meeting Minutes (21:30 NY Time) -- No Trade -- We do not trade minutes

2. CH Retail Sales and Industrial Production (22:00 NY Time) -- No Trade -- Chinese data is very market moving but hard to predict

3. GE GDP (2:00 NY Time) -- Bearish EUR -- Potential for downside surprise given Weaker GE retail sales, steady trade balance

4. UK Employment Report (4:30 NY Time) -- Bearish GBP -- Potential for downside surprise given Employment component of manufacturing and services PMI declined

5. EZ Industrial Production, GDP and GE ZEW Survey (5:00 NY Time) -- No Trade -- Investor confidence is difficult to predict and German GDP released on same day as EZ GDP so tough to predict

6. US Empire Manufacturing and Retail Sales Advance (8:30 NY Time) -- Bullish USD -- Potential for upside surprise given Johnson Redbook retail sales increased. Gas prices up as well

Economic Data Calls for 5/11/18

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (May 11, 2018) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ Manufacturing PMI (18:30 NY Time) Bearish NZD -- Potential for downside given Recent data like trade and biz confidence lower

2. CA Employment Report (8:30 NY Time) Bearish CAD -- Potential for downside given Drop in employment component of IVEY PMI but IVEY up a lot

3. US U. of Mich. Report (10:00 NY Time) Bullish USD -- Potential for upside given Sentiment likely to improve with equity stability and reduced geopolitical tensions

Economic Data Calls for 5/10/18

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (May 10, 2018) — Good Luck Trading!

1. RBNZ Official Cash Rate (17:00 NY Time) -- No Trade -- RBNZ likely to be neutral as stronger activity offsets weaker CPI

2. UK Visible Trade Balance, Industrial and Manufacturing Production (4:30 NY Time) Bearish GBP -- Potential for downside given Drop in PMI manufacturing index

3. BoE Rate Decision (7:00 NY Time) -- No Trade -- Very big event -- not clear whether the BoE will be hawkish or cautious. Rate hike expectations changed a lot

4. US CPI (8:30 NY Time) Bullish USD -- Potential for upside given sharp rise in gas prices and inflation expectations and slight increase in PPI

Economic Data Calls for 5/8/18

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (May 8, 2018) — Good Luck Trading!

1. AU Retail Sales (21:30 NY Time) -- Bullish AUD -- Potential for upside surprise given Higher sales per PSI & retail sales up in Jan/Feb

2.NZ 2YR Inflation Expectation (23:00 NY Time) -- Bullish NZD -- Potential for upside surprise given Uptick in food prices

3. CH Trade Balance (00:00 NY Time) -- No Trade -- Chinese trade balance is very market moving but hard to predict

4. GE Trade Balance, Current Account Balance and Industrial Production (2:00 NY Time) -- Bearish EUR -- Potential for downside surprise given Decline in factory orders fare and PMI manufacturing index was slightly lower

Economic Data Calls for 5/4/18

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (May 4, 2018) — Good Luck Trading!

1. RBA Statement on Monetary Policy (21:30 NY Time) No Trade We do not trade reports but they can be market moving

2. EZ Services and Composite PMI and Retail Sales (4:00 and 5:00 NY Time) No Trade Revisions are hard to predict but changes can impact EURO

3. US NFP’s (8:30 NY Time) No Trade Non-Farm payrolls are extremely market moving but difficult to handicap, best traded reactively

4. CA IVEY PMI (10:00 NY Time) No Trade Bank of Canada concerns point to possible slowdown