Economic Calendar

BabyPips.com's Economic Calendar is your trading companion to avoid event risk. Event risk is anything that will move markets, but that you can't see coming. Use our economic calendar to inform yourself of important news events and economic data reports that may shake up the financial markets and impact your trading. Don’t be blindsided.

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FridayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
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EUR
ECB's Draghi speaks in Brussels
med
00:30
JPY
Nikkei PMI Mfg
med
48.948.9
01:30
USD
Fed's Bostic speaks in San Francisco
med
05:00
JPY
Leading Indicators Index
low
96.595.9
05:30
JPY
Tokyo Department Store (y/y)
med
-0.5%-2.9%*
08:15
EUR
French Composite PMI
low
48.750.750.4
08:15
EUR
French Manufacturing PMI
low
49.851.451.5
08:15
EUR
French Services PMI
low
48.750.650.2
08:15
EUR
ECB's Guindos speaks in Frankfurt
med
08:30
EUR
German Composite PMI
low
51.552.852.8
08:30
EUR
German Manufacturing PMI
med
44.748.047.6
08:30
EUR
German Services PMI
med
54.954.855.3
08:30
EUR
ECB's Angeloni speaks in Frankfurt
med
09:00
EUR
Composite PMI
low
51.352.051.9
09:00
EUR
Current Account
low
36.8B16.25B
09:00
EUR
Manufacturing PMI
med
47.649.549.3
09:00
EUR
Services PMI
med
52.752.752.8
10:30
EUR
ECB's Enria speaks in Frankfurt
med
12:30
CAD
CPI (y/y)
high
1.5%1.4%1.4%
12:30
CAD
CPI (m/m)
high
0.7%0.6%0.1%
12:30
CAD
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
-0.3%0.4%-0.3%*
12:30
CAD
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.1%0.1%-0.8%*
14:00
USD
Existing Home Sales MoM
med
5.51M5.1M4.93M*

Existing Home Sales MoM

14:00
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
5.51M5.1M4.93M

Details

Source
National Association of Realtors
Measures
Measures the monthly sales of previously-owned (not new) single-family houses. This report helps to gauge the strength of the U.S. housing market and is a key indicator of overall economic strength.
Usual Effect
The housing market is considered as a sensitive factor to the US economy, it generates some volatility for the USD. Generally speaking, a high reading is positive for the USD, while a low reading is negative.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Apr 22, 2019
Why Traders Care
Sales of existing homes can provide economic stimulus. An uptrend in existing home sales also means more commissions to real estate agents and higher revenue for mortgage lenders and moving companies.
14:00
USD
Wholesale Inventories (m/m)
low
1.2%0.1%1.1%
18:00
USD
Federal Budget Balance
med
-234.0-227.0-215.2*

The Economic Calendar

An economic calendar is a resource that allows traders to learn about upcoming news events.

BabyPips.com's Economic Calendar displays financial market events and announcements from across the world. The events are updated automatically upon the release of new data.

No matter what time frame you trade on, it's important to keep an eye on upcoming calendar events daily since they are likely to impact the financial markets including forex, stocks, bonds and commodities.

Since forex trading is the simultaneous buying of one currency and selling another, you can use the Economic Calendar to compare the economies behind each currency.

Events on the calendar are graded low, medium and high, depending on their likely degree of market impact.

Even if you don't trade the news, you should check the Economic Calendar every day in the morning, before you start trading, and once again, at the end of the day, to make sure you’re aware of any high-impact or major events scheduled for the next day.

High-impact events may cause volatile market conditions. Especially in the forex market.

Know ahead of time of upcoming economic data releases or events that may cause sudden volatility and negatively affect your trading, such as any open positions.

Due to the increased market volatility, it is important to remember that trading around news events can result in significant slippage.

Be sure to manage your risk and avoid overleveraging and overexposure! Don’t make the same trading mistakes that failed traders make.

BabyPips.com aims to offer the most accurate content but due to the vast amount of data and the wide range of sources, we can't be held responsible for any inaccuracies that might occur.

The Economic Calendar may also be subject to change without any previous notice.

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