Economic Data Calls for January 30, 2020

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (January 30, 2020) — Good Luck Trading!

1. GE Unemployment Report (03:55 ET) Bullish EUR — PMIs report quickest job creation in 5 months

2. EZ Confidence (05:00 ET) No Trade — German ZEW and PMIs but data offset by weaker IFO

3. Bank of England Rate Decision (07:00 ET) No Trade — Rate decisions are best traded reactively

4. GE CPI (08:00 ET) Bullish EUR — Prices are on the rise according to PMIs. Likely to benefit CPI

5. US Q4 GDP (08:30 ET) Bullish USD — Potential upside surprise given sronger retail sales and trade

Weekly Forex Trading Calendar for Week of December 30, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

We have just posted our weekly news trading calendar for the week of Dec 30, 2019. 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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Economic Data Calls for October 30, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (October 30, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. AU Consumer Price Index Q1 (20:30 ET) Bearish AUD — Potential downside surprise given lower consumer inflation expectations

2. GE Unemployment Change & Rate (04:55 ET) Bearish EUR — Potential downside risk because according to PMIs, October saw employment fall across Germany

3. Q3 US GDP (08:30 ET) Bearish USD — Weaker retail sales and trade balance signals softer GDP

4. GE CPI (09:00 ET) No Trade — According to PMIs, price growth softened but PPI is up

5. Bank of Canada Rate Decision (10:00 ET) No Trade — BoC expected to maintain neutral bias

6. FOMC Rate Decision (14:00 ET) No Trade — Fed expected to cut rates for third time this year but rate decisions are best traded reactively

Economic Data Calls for Sept 30, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (Sept 30, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. Chinese PMI (21:30 ET) No Trade — Chinese data is difficult to predict but can be very market moving

2. GE Unemployment (03:55 ET) Bearish EUR — PMI report shows job growth slowing to an 8 month low

3. UK GDP Revisions (04:30 ET) No Trade — UK data is generally not revised bu changes are difficult to handicap

4. GE Consumer Price Index (08:00 ET) Bearish EUR — PMIs report weaker price pressures across the private sectror

Economic Data Calls for August 30, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (August 30, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. EZ unemployment rate and CPI (05:00 ET) Bearish EUR — Data should be lower because CPI was weaker. Unemployment conditions unchanged

2. US Personal Income & Personal Spending (08:30 ET) Bullish USD — Potential upside surprise given stronger average hourly earnings and retail sales

3. CAD Q and Monthly GDP (08:30 ET) No Trade — Forecasts are high and weaker retail sales offsets stronger trade balance

3. University of Michigan Co (10:00 ET) No Trade — Revisions are difficult to predict but changes will be market moving

Economic Data Calls for May 31, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (May 31, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. Chinese PMIs (21:00 ET) No Trade – Chinese data can be very market moving but hard to predict

2. GE CPI (08:00 ET) Bullish EUR – Potential upside surprise given stronger German PPI and Wholesale prices

3. CAD GDP (08:30 ET) No Trade – Tough call because weaker trade balance is offset by increase in retail sales

4. Personal Income and Spending (08:30 ET) Bearish USD – Potential downside surprise give lower average hourly earnings and retail sales

5. University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index (10:00 ET) No Trade – Revisions to confidence can be market moving but difficult to predict

Economic Data Calls for May 30, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (May 29, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. CA Current Account Balance (08:30 ET) Bearish CAD – Potential downside given deterioration in trade activity in Q1

2. Revisions to Q1 US GDP (08:30 ET) No Trade – Revisions to US GDP are hard to predict but if changes are made, the data will be market moving

Economic Data Calls for April 30, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (April 30, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. Chinese PMIs (21:00 ET) No Trade – Chinese data is difficult to handicap but very market moving

2. GE Unemployment (03:55 ET) Bullish EUR – PMIs show strong job growth so potential upside surprise

3. GE CPI (08:00 ET) Bullish EUR – Risk to the upside given stronger retail sales + trade balance

4. CAD GDP (08:30 ET) Bullish CAD – Potential upside surprise given stronger trade balance & retail sales

5. US Pending Home Sales & Consumer Confidence (10:00 ET) Bullish USD – Potential upside surprise given record stocks and Fed’s plan to keep rates steady for the rest of the year

Economic Data Calls for Jan 30, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (Jan 30, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. AU CPI (00:30 NY Time) Bearish AUD – Potential for downside surprise given drop in inflation expectations

2. EZ Confidence (05:00 NY Time) Bearish EUR – Potential for downside surprise given drop in IFO, ZEW and PMIs

3. German CPI (08:00 NY Time) Bullish EUR – Potential for upside surprise given weaker euro and recovery in oil prices

4. US Q4 GDP (08:30 NY Time) No Trade – Delay of data releases makes handicapping Q4 GDP difficult

5. FOMC Rate Decision (14:00 NY Time) No Trade – Rate decisions are best traded reactively but Fed Chair Powell will most likely be cautious