Economic Data Calls for Feb 17, 2020

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (February 14, 2020) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ PMI Services (16:30 ET) Bullish NZD — Should be stronger given RBNZ optimism and uptick in PMI Manufacturing

2. JN Q4 GDP (18:50 ET) No Trade — GDP is expected to weaker but forecasts are very low – Trade data improved but household spending was weaker

Economic Data Calls for January 17, 2020

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (January 17, 2020) — Good Luck Trading!

1.Chinese Q4 GDP, Retail Sales & Industrial Production (21:00 ET) No Trade — Chinese data is difficult to predict but can be very market moving

2. ECB Current Account (04:00 ET) Bullish EUR — Potential upside surprise given stronger French and German data

3. UK Retail Sales (04:30 ET) Bullish GBP — Potential upside surprise given sharp rise in BRC retail sales but the forecasts are high

4. EZ CPI (05:00 ET) No Trade — Revisions are difficult to predict but changes can be important

5. US Building Permits and Housing Starts (08:30 ET) Bearish USD — Housing activity expected to weaken towards year end

6. US University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index (10:00 ET) Bearish USD — Iran-US tensions are expected to dampen sentiment

Economic Data Calls for December 17, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (December 17, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. RBA Minutes (19:30 ET) No Trade — Minutes are difficult to predict but likely to be dovish

2. UK Employment Report (04:30 ET) No Trade — Likely to be weaker as manufacturing reports major job losses, services bit of stabilization

3. EZ Trade Balance (05:00 ET) Bullish EUR — Potential upside surprise given rise in German trade balance

4. US Housing Starts & Building Permits (08:30 ET) Bullish USD — Low interest rates and strong equities should boost housing

Economic Data Calls for October 17, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (October 17, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. AU Employment (20:30 ET) No Trade — Employment component of manufacturing & construction PMIs improved but services fell

2. UK Retail Sales (04:30 ET) Bearish GBP — Potential downside surprise giveen significantly lower shop prices and drop in BRC retail sales

3. US Housing Starts & Building Permits (08:30 ET) No Trade — Lower interest rates should help housing but past month’s report was very strong so pullback is possible

Economic Data Calls for July 17, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (July 17, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. UK CPI (04:30 ET) No Trade — Prices mixed according to services and manufacturing PMI. Input prices strong, output prices weaker

2. EZ CPI (22:00 ET) Bullish EUR — Potential upward surprise given stronger German and French CPI

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

4. US Housing Starts & Building Permits (08:30 ET) Bullish USD — Prospect of lower interest rates should help housing

5. Fed Beige Book (14:00 ET) No trade — Reports are difficult to predict and best traded reactively

Economic Data Calls for June 17, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (June 17, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ PMI Services Report (18:30 ET) Bearish NZD – Potential downside surprise given lower manufacturing PMI and slower AU + Chinese growth

2. US Empire State (08:30 ET) Bearish USD – Potential downside surprise given stronger dollar and weaker momentum in US economy

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 Jan 17, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (Jan 17, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. EZ CPI (05:00 NY Time) No Trade – Revisions are difficult to predict but changes can be market moving

2. US Housing starts, Building Permits & Philly Fed (08:30 NY Time) Bearish USD – Potential for downside surprise given rise in interest rates and drop in Empire state index

3. NZ Business PMI index (16:30 NY Time) Bearish NZD – Manufacturing weakness in Australia and China could carry over to New Zealand

Weekly Forex Trading Calendar for Week of Dec 17, 2018

Weekly Calendar Calls

We have just posted our weekly news trading calendar for the week of Dec 17 2018. You can download the pdf and excel file by clicking on the Read More Link. These are soft biases on economic data and not trades that we directly trade or track like BK Swing and News.

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