Economic Calendar

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    13
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    14
    Mon
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    15
    Tue
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    Fri
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    Sat
May
15
TuesdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
All Day
CNY
Chinese M2 Money Supply (y/y)
med
8.3%8.5%8.2%
All Day
CNY
Chinese New Loans
med
1,560.5B1,100.0B1,120.0B
All Day
CNY
Chinese Aggregate Financing
med
1,180.0B1,350.0B1,332.3B*
02:00
CNY
Chinese Retail Sales
med
9.4%10.1%10.1%
04:30
JPY
Tertiary Industry Activity Index (m/m)
low
-0.3%-0.2%0.0%
06:00
EUR
German GDP (sa) (q/q)
med
0.3%0.4%0.6%
06:00
EUR
German GDP w.d.a. (y/y)
high
2.3%2.4%2.9%
06:45
EUR
French HICP (m/m)
high
0.2%0.1%0.1%
06:45
EUR
French CPI (m/m)
high
0.2%0.1%0.1%
06:45
EUR
French HICP (y/y)
high
1.8%1.8%1.8%
06:45
EUR
French CPI (y/y)
high
1.6%1.6%1.6%
07:15
CHF
Producer & Import prices (m/m)
med
0.4%-0.2%
07:15
CHF
Producer & Import prices (y/y)
med
2.7%2.0%
08:30
GBP
Claimant Count Change Rate
med
2.5%2.4%
08:30
GBP
Unemployment Rate
med
4.2%4.2%4.2%
08:30
GBP
Average Earnings Index (3m y/y)
med
2.6%2.6%2.8%
08:30
GBP
Claimant Count Change
med
31.2k15.7k*
09:00
EUR
GDP (SA) (q/q)
high
0.4%0.4%0.4%
09:00
EUR
GDP (SA) (y/y)
high
2.5%2.5%2.5%
09:00
EUR
Industrial Production (y/y)
med
3.0%3.7%2.9%
09:00
EUR
ZEW (Economic Sentiment)
high
2.41.9
09:00
EUR
German ZEW (Current Conditions)
high
87.485.587.9
09:00
EUR
German ZEW (Economic Sentiment)
high
-8.2-8.2-8.2
12:30
USD
Retail Sales (ex Autos) (m/m)
high
0.3%0.5%0.4%*
12:30
USD
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.3%0.3%0.8%*

Retail Sales (m/m)

12:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
0.3%0.3%0.6%

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
Jun 14, 2018
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.
12:30
USD
Empire State Survey
med
20.115.015.8
14:00
USD
Business Inventories
med
0.0%0.1%0.6%
14:00
USD
NAHB Builders survey
low
70.070.068.0*
20:00
USD
TIC Net Long-Term Transactions
low
61.8B49.0B

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