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French Industrial Production close
# Revised Better / Worse Units: % y/y
Impact Actual Forecast Previous Time Date
Med -1.00 -1.30 -1.40 01:45 5/10


National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE)


Measures the annualized change in the volume of output produced by the French manufacturing, mining, and utilities industry.



Why should I care?

Because industrial production follows the ups and downs of economic activity, it can affect employment, consumer confidence, and spending.


The OlsenScale (SMQ)

The Olsen Scale quantifies the market activity according to the Scale of Market Quakes (SMQ).

Similar to the Richter scale which measures the release of seismic energy during an earthquake, the SMQ relates excessive pricing along various price and time scales to historical data by assigning a single number to it. On a constant basis, the scale therefore characterizes the state of the market.

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