Economic Calendar

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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
00:01
GBP
RICS Housing Survey
med
-2.0%-8.0%-12.0%
00:30
AUD
Home Loans (m/m)
med
1.8%1.4%2.0%
07:00
EUR
German CPI (m/m)
med
0.5%0.5%0.5%
07:00
EUR
German CPI (y/y)
med
1.5%1.5%1.5%
07:00
EUR
German HICP (m/m)
low
0.6%0.6%0.6%
07:00
EUR
German HICP (y/y)
low
1.5%1.5%1.5%
07:00
CNY
Chinese M2 Money Supply (y/y)
med
8.7%8.3%8.2%
07:00
CNY
Chinese New Loans
med
1,140.0B1,200.0B1.0B*
13:30
USD
Import Price Index (m/m)
low
0.3%0.4%0.1%*
13:30
USD
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.3%0.3%0.3%*

Retail Sales (m/m)

13:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
0.3%0.3%0.2%

Details

Source
Census Bureau
Measures
Retail Sales measure the change in the total value of sales at the retail level. It is the foremost indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of overall economic activity.
Usual Effect
A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Feb 14, 2020
Why Traders Care
Consumer spending accounts for more than two-thirds of the economy, so if you know how the consumer sector is faring, you'll have a pretty good handle on where the economy is headed. Needless to say, that's a big advantage for traders.
13:30
USD
Retail Sales (ex Autos) (m/m)
high
0.7%0.5%0.1%
13:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
204.0k217.0k214.0k
13:30
USD
Philadelphia Fed Survey
med
17.03.42.4*
15:00
USD
Business Inventories (m/m)
med
-0.2%-0.2%0.1%*
15:00
USD
NAHB Builders survey
low
75.074.076.0
18:00
EUR
ECB's Lagarde Speaks in Frankfurt
high
21:00
USD
TIC Net Long-Term Transactions
low
22.9B31.5B*
21:00
NZD
NZ Government's 5-Month Financial Statements
med
21:30
NZD
Business NZ Manufacturing PMI
med
49.351.4

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