Economic Data Calls for Feb 28, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (Feb 28, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. Chinese PMIs (20:00 ET) No Trade -- Chinese PMIs can be verey market moving but difficult to handicap

2. German CPI (08:00 ET) Bullish EUR -- Potential upside surprise given uptick in GE PPI

3. CAD Current Account (08:30 ET) Bearish CAD -- Potential downside surprise given sharp drop in trade balance

4. US Q4 GDP (08:30 ET) Bearish USD -- Potential downside surprise given significantly weaker retail sales

5. AU PMI Mfg (16:45 ET) No Trade -- Manufacturing PMI is difficult to predict but can be market moving

Economic Data Calls for Feb 27, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (Feb 27, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. EZ Confidence (05:00 ET) Bearish EUR -- Likely to be weaker given softer ZEW and IFO

2. CAD CPI (08:30 ET) Bearish CAD -- Potential downside surprise given sharp drop in the price component of IVEY

3. US Trade Balance (08:30 ET) Bullish USD -- Potential upside surprise given improvement in manufacturing activity

4. US Pending Home Sales & Durable Goods (10:00 ET) No Trade -- Revisions are hard to predict but changes can be market moving

Economic Data Calls for Feb 26, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (Feb 26, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. US Housing Starts & Building Permits (08:30 ET) Bearish USD -- House prices are falling in the uS and the data is expected to reflect that

2. US Consumer Confidence (10:00 ET) Bullish USD -- Potential upside surprise given rise in stocks and University of Michigan Index

3. US Fed Chair Powell Testimony (10:00 ET) No Trade -- Biggest event of the day, tough call. Powell should be less hawkish but tariff extension could ease their concerns

4. NZ Trade Balance (14:45 ET) Bearish NZD -- Potential downside surprise given weaker manufacturing PMI

Economic Data calls for Feb 22, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (Feb 22, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. Ge GDP revisions (02:00 ET) No Trade -- Revisions are difficult to predict bu changes will be market moving

2.GE IFO and EZ CPI (04:00 ET) No Trade -- Hard to say whether IFO will be weaker since PMIs were stronger and ZEW was mixed. PPI is up so tough callp>

3. CAD Retail Sales (08:30 ET) Bullish CAD -- Potential upside surprise given sharp rise in employment and uptick in wholesale sales

Economic Data Calls for Feb 20, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (Feb 20, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ PPI (16:45 ET) Bearish NZD -- Potential downside surprise given significantly weaker CPI

2. GE PPI (02:00 ET) Bearish EUR -- Potential downside surprise given decline in wholesale prices

3. FOMC Minutes (14:00 ET) Bearish USD -- Likely to be dollar negative as Fed minutes reiterate the lack of urgency to raise rates

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

Economic Data Calls for Feb 14, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. Chinese Trade Balance (00:00 ET) No Trade -- Chinese data is very market moving but hard to predict. Trade likely to be weaker though

2. Q4 German and EZ GDP (02:00 ET) Bearish EUR -- Potential downside surprise given sharp drop in German and French retail sales

3. US Retail Sales and PPI (08:30 ET) No Trade -- Earnings were stronger but CPI growth eased so tough call on retail sales this month

4. NZ PMI Manufacturing (16:30 ET) Bearish NZD -- Potential downside surprise given recent deterioration in data which could weigh on sentiment

Economic Data calls for Feb 12, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. RBNZ Rate decision (20:00 ET) No Trade -- RBNZ likely to be dovish but rate decisions are best traded reactively

2. UK CPI (04:30 ET) Bearish GBP -- Potential downside surprise given BoE’s view on inflation and continued decline in shop prices

3. EZ Industrial Production (05:00 ET) Bullish EUR -- Potential upside surprise given smaller drop in German IP and better french IP

4. US CPI (08:30 ET) Bullish USD -- Potential upside surprise given recovery in gas prices and improvement in import and export prices