Economic Calendar

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FridayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
09:00
EUR
Trade Balance
low
17.9B18.5B19.6B*
12:30
USD
Building Permits
med
1,336.0k1,270.0k1,232.0k*
12:30
USD
Housing Starts
med
1,191.0k1,257.0k1,241.0k*
14:00
USD
UoM Consumer Sentiment Index
high
92.197.098.4

UoM Consumer Sentiment Index

14:00
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
92.197.098.4

Details

Source
University of Michigan
Measures
The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index rates the relative level of current and future economic conditions. There are two versions of this data released two weeks apart, preliminary and revised. The preliminary data tends to have a greater impact. The reading is compiled from a survey of around 500 consumers.
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
Aug 30, 2019
Why Traders Care
Consumer optimism is directly related to consumer spending, which makes up a large part of a country's economic activity.
Acro Expanded
University of Michigan (UoM)

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