Economic Data Calls for April 18, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (April 18, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. AU Employment (21:30 ET) No Trade -- The manufacturing sector reports labor market weakness. The service sector reports strength so this month’s release is difficult to predict.

2. EZ PMIs (03:30 & 04:30 ET) No Trade -- This month’s PMIs are hard to predict because industrial production accelerated but factory orders weakened. The ZEW was also mixed p>

3. UK Retail Sales (04:30 ET) Bearish GBP -- Potential downside given lower CPI and BRC sales

4. CAD Retail Sales (08:30 ET) Bullish CAD -- Potential upside given sharp rise in wholesale sales and strong job growth in Feb

5. US Retail Sales (08:30 ET) Bullish USD -- Potential upside given stronger gas prices and uptick in Redbook retail sales

Economic Data Calls for April 17, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (April 16, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ CPI (18:45 ET) Bullish NZD -- Potential upside surprise given stronger food & commodity prices in Q1

2. Chinese Q1 GDP and Retail Sales (22:00 ET) No Trade -- Chinese data is very market moving but hard to predict

3. EZ Current account (04:00 ET) Bearish EUR -- Potential downside because of weaker German & French current account balance

4. UK CPI (04:30 ET) Bullish GBP -- Potential upside given rise in BRC shop price index

5. EZ Trade Balance & CPI (05:00 ET) Bullish EUR -- Potential upside given rise German & French trade balances

6. CAD CPI and Trade Balance (08:30 ET) Bullish CAD -- Potential upside given rise in IVEY PMI

7. US Trade Balance (08:30 ET) Bullish USD -- Potential upside given rise in manufacturing ISM

8. US Fed Beige Book (14:00 ET) No Trade -- Reports are hard to predict and best traded reactively

Economic Data Calls for April 16, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (April 16, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. RBA Minutes (21:30 ET) Bearish AUD -- Potential downside surprise given RBA tweaks to policy statement

2. UK Labor Data (04:30 ET) Bullish GBP -- Potential upside surprise give improvement in employment component of manufacturing, service & construction PMI

3. GE ZEW Survey (05:00 ET) Bullish EUR -- Potential upside as rise in stocks & low yields could bolster sentiment

Economic Data Calls for April 15, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (April 15, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ PMI Services (18:45 ET) Bearish NZD -- Potential downside surprise given RBNZ dovishness & Weak PMI Manufacturing

2. US Empire State Survey (08:30 ET) Bullish USD -- Empire is hard to predict but rebound is likely after last month’s soft read

Economic Data Calls for April 12, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (April 12, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ PMI (18:45 ET) Bearish NZD -- Potential downside surprise given RBNZ dovishness

2. Chinese Trade Balance (00:00 ET) No Trade -- Chinese data is difficult to predict but can be very market moving

3. EZ Industrial Production (05:00 ET) Bullish EUR -- Potential downside surprise given rise in German & French IP

4. US University of Michigan Index (10:00 ET) Bullish EUR -- Potential upside surprise given rise in stocks and payroll recovery

Economic Data Calls for April 10, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (April 10, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. UK Trade Balance & Industrial Production (04:30 ET) Bullish GBP -- Potential upside surprise given rise in manufacturing activity

2. ECB Rate Decision (07:45 ET) No Trade -- ECB likely to maintain cautious outlook but rate decisions best traded reactively

3. US CPI (08:30 ET) Bullish USD -- Potential upside surprise given rise in oil and gas prices

4. FOMC Rate Decision (14:00 ET) No Trade -- Fed minutes will be dovish but best traded reactively