Economic Data Calls for Jan 15, 2020

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (January 15, 2020) — Good Luck Trading!

1. UK CPI (04:30 ET) Bearish GBP — Potential downside surprise despite smaller decline in BRC shop prices, price growth continues to be soft

2. EZ Trade Balance and Industrial Production (05:00 ET) No Trade — Mixed EZ data. Stronger GE IP, but weaker FR IP. Weaker GE & FR Trade

3. US CPI (08:30 ET) Bearish USD — Potential downside surprise given weaker US CPI

Economic Data Calls for November 15, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. EZ Trade Balance and CPI Revisions (05:00 ET) No Trade — Stronger German trade offset by weaker French trade, so a wash

2. US Retail Sales (08:30 ET) Bullish USD — Potential upside surprise given rise in wage growth and uptick in Johnson Redbook sales

Economic Data Calls for October 15, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. AU RBA Minutes (20:30 ET) No Trade — Likely to be bearish since RBA cut rates but reports are difficult to trade

2. UK Labor Data (04:30 ET) Bearish GBP — Potential downside surprise as permanent placements drop for 7th straight month. Manufacturing and services report job losses

3. German ZEW Survey (05:00 ET) No Trade — Stronger industrial production offset by weaker factory orders making this month’s report a tough call

4. US Empire State (08:30 ET) No Trade — Empire is difficult to predict, US economy is slowing so slight tilt to downside

Economic Data Calls for August 15, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. AU Employment Report (22:30 ET) Bearish GBP — Labor data likely to be weaker given softer employment conditions in service and manufacturing sectors

2. UK Retail sales (04:30 ET) Bearish GBP — Drop in shop prices and smaller than expected uptick in BRC retail sales signals weaker spending. But wages were up

3. US Retail Sales (04:30 ET) Bullish USD — Retail sales should be supported by rise in wages and higher Redbook spending numbers

Economic Data Calls for July 15, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. NZ PMI Services (18:30 ET) Bullish NZD — Potential upside surprise given rise in PMI manufacturing index

2. Chinese Q2 GDP (22:00 ET) No Trade — Chinese data is difficult to predict but can be verery market moving

3. US Empire State Manufacturing Index (08:30 ET) No Trade — Recovery expected after sharp drop previous month

Economic Data Calls for May 15, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. AU Employment Report (21:30 ET) Bearish AUD – Potential downside surprise given major deterioration in the employment component of manufacturing, service and construction PMIs

2. EZ Trade Balance (05:00 ET) Bullish EUR – Potential upside surprise given improvement in Germany’s trade balance

3. US Housing Starts, Building Permits & Philly Fed Survey (08:30 ET) Bullish USD – Potential upside surprise given higher Empire State survey and diminished chance of a rate hike by the Fed

Economic Data Calls for May 15, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (May 14, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. Chinese Industrial Production & Retail Sales (22:00 ET) No Trade – Chinese data is difficult to predict but can be very market moving

2. GE & EZ GDP (02:00 ET) Bullish EUR – Potential upside surprise given improvement in retail sales & trade in the first quarter in Germany

3. CAD CPI (08:30 ET) Bearish CAD – Potential downside surprise given nominal increase in price component of IVEY PMI

4. US Retail Sales (08:30 ET) Bullish USD – Potential upside surprise given sharp rise inn gas prices and uptick in average hourly earnings

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 March 15, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. NZ PMI Manufacturing (17:30 ET) Bearish NZD -Led by softness in Australia, activity in New Zealand could be weaker as well

2. Bank of Japan Rate Decisions (00:00 ET) No Trade – No policy changes are expected but the BoJ could lower their economic assessment

3. EZ CPI (06:00 ET) No Trade – Revisions are difficult to predict but can be market moving

4. Empire State & University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index (08:30 & 10:00 ET) Bullish USD -University of Michigan index should be higher as economic optimism continues to rebound based on Dow rise. Empire however is hard to predict

Economic Data Calls for Feb 15, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. NZ Business PMI (16:30 ET) Bearish NZD – Potential downside surprise general downtrend NZ in economy

2. UK Retail Sales (04:300 ET) No Trade – Although shop prices continue to fall, a recovery possible after sharp drop month prior

3. EZ Trade Balance (05:00 ET) Bearish EUR – Potential downside surprise given weaker trade balance

4. University of Michigan Consumer sentiment index (10:00 ET) Bullish USD – Potential for upside surprise given equity market recovery