Economic Data Calls for March 29, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. German Unemployment (04:55 ET) Bearish EUR -- Potential downside surprise because according to PMIs, pace of job growth was slowest since May 2016

2. UK Q4 GDP Revisions (05:30 ET) No Trade -- Revisions are hard to predict but changes are market moving

3. CAD GDP (08:30 ET) Bearish CAD -- Potential downside surprise given very weak trade balance and retail sales

4. US Personal income & spending (08:30 ET) Bullish USD -- Potential upside surprise given stronger wage growth and retail sales

5. US Chicago PMI, New Home Sales & University of Michigan Report (10:00 ET) Bullish USD -- Potential upside surprise sharp rise in existing home sales and uptick in Philadelphia Fed survey

Economic Data Calls for March 28, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. EZ Confidence (06:00 ET) Bullish EUR -- Potential upside surprise given uptick in IFO and mixed ZEW

2. US Q4 GDP Revisions (08:30 ET) No Trade -- Revisions are hard to predict but changes are market moving

3. German CPI (09:00 ET) Bullish EUR -- Potential upside surprise given sharp rise in wholesale prices

Economic Data Calls for March 27, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. RBNZ Rate Decision (21:00 ET) No Trade -- No changes are expected from RBNZ and rate decisions are best traded reactively

2. Canada Trade Balance (08:30 ET) Bearish CAD -- Potential downside surprise given lower PMI but last month’s reading was very weak

3. US Trade & Current Account Balance (08:30 ET) No Trade -- The manufacturing index declined which is negative for trade but after last month’s record deficit, an improvement is likely

Economic Data Calls for March 26, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. NZ Trade Balance (17:45 ET) Bullish NZD -- Potential upside surprise given higher business PMI index

2. US Housing Starts, Building Permits (08:30 ET) Bearish USD -- Housing market has peaked so potential downside surprise

3. US Consumer Confidence Index (10:00 ET) Bullish USD -- Potential upside surprise given higher University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index

Weekly Forex Trading Calendar for March 25, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

We have just posted our weekly news trading calendar for the week of March 25, 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 March 22, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. German and EZ PMIs (04:30 ET) Bearish EUR -- Potential downside surprise given drop in German industrial production & factory orders. ZEW was mixed

2. CAD CPI & Retail Sales (08:30 ET) Bullish CAD -- Potential upside surprise given rise in wholesale sales and strong employment. Prices also recovered according to IVEY PMI

3. US Existing Home Sales (10:00 ET) Bearish USD -- Potential downside surprise given significantly large decline in new home sales

Economic Data Calls for March 21, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (March 21, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ Q4 GDP (17:45 ET) Bullish NZD -- Potential upside surprise given stronger trade balance and retail sales but forecast is high

2. AU Employment (20:30 ET) Bullish AUD -- Potential upside surprise given sharp improvement in employment conditions in services, construction and manufacturing sectors

3. SNB Rate Decision (04:30 ET) No Trade -- Likely to remain cautious but no changes expected from SNB

4. UK Retail Sales (05:30 ET) Bearish GBP -- Potential downside surprise given rise in shop prices and drop in BRC retail sales

5. BoE Rate Decision (08:00 ET) No Trade -- Likely to remain cautious but rate decisions best traded reactively

6. US Philadelphia Fed Index (08:30 ET) Bearish USD -- Potential downside surprise given sharp drop in Empire State manufacturing index

Economic Data Calls for March 20, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

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

1. NZ Current Account Balance (17:45 ET) Bullish NZD -- Potential upside surprise given improvement in trade balance in Q4

2. German PPI (03:00 ET) Bullish EUR -- Potential upside surprise given sharp rise in wholesale prices

3. UK CPI (05:30 ET) Bullish GBP -- Potential upside surprise given rise in BRC shop prices and oil prices

4. FOMC Rate Decisionn (14:00 ET) No Trade -- Rate decisions best traded reactively. Dot plot will be key.

Economic Data Calls for March 19, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (March 19, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. RBA Minutes (20:30 ET) No Trade -- We do not trade minutes but the RBA minutes are likely to be dovish

2. UK Claimant Count (05:30 ET) Bearish GBP -- Potential downside surprise given sharp decline in employment conditions of PMI Services and Manufacturing.

3. German ZEW Survey (06:00 ET) Bearish EUR -- Potential downside surprise given weaker industrial production and factory orders