Economic Data Calls for January 17, 2020

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

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