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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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
06:00
EUR
German GFK Consumer Sentiment
med
10.610.510.5
08:00
EUR
M3 Money Supply (y/y)
med
3.5%3.9%4.0%
09:00
EUR
Economic Confidence
med
110.9111.2111.6
09:00
EUR
Industrial Sentiment
med
4.75.15.5
09:00
EUR
Business Climate
med
1.211.191.22
12:00
EUR
German HICP (m/m)
low
0.4%0.1%0.0%
12:00
EUR
German HICP (y/y)
low
2.2%1.9%1.9%
12:00
EUR
German CPI (m/m)
med
0.4%0.1%0.1%
12:00
EUR
German CPI (y/y)
med
2.3%2.0%2.0%
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
215.0k210.0k202.0k*
12:30
USD
Wholesale Inventories (m/m)
low
0.8%0.3%0.6%
12:30
USD
Advance Goods Trade Balance
med
-75.8B-70.6B-72.0B*
12:30
USD
Durable Goods Orders
med
4.5%2.0%-1.2%*
12:30
USD
Durables Ex Transportation
med
0.1%0.4%0.2%*
12:30
USD
Core Personal Consumption Expenditure (q/q ann)
med
2.1%2.0%2.0%
12:30
USD
GDP Annualized (q/q ann)
med
4.2%4.2%4.2%
14:00
EUR
Consumer Confidence
med
-2.9-2.9-2.9
14:00
USD
Pending Home Sales (m/m)
med
-1.8%-0.5%-0.8%*

Pending Home Sales (m/m)

14:00
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
-1.8%-0.5%-0.8%

Details

Source
National Association of Realtors
Measures
The monthly measurement of signed real estate contracts for existing co-ops, condos, and single-family homes. This data can be used as a leading indicator of future home sales as signed contracts are not counted until the final closing transactions have been made. On average, this happens after 1 to 2 months.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Oct 25, 2018
Why Traders Care
Pending Home Sales is considered a leading indicator because home sales triggers a wide-reaching ripple-like effect on the health of economy. An increase can indicate consumer confidence and spending.
22:45
NZD
Building Permits (m/m)
med
7.8%-10.3%
23:30
JPY
Unemployment Rate
med
2.5%2.5%
23:30
JPY
Core CPI (y/y)
med
1.3%1.1%1.2%
23:50
JPY
Retail Sales (m/m)
med
0.9%0.5%0.1%
23:50
JPY
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
0.7%1.4%-0.1%
23:50
JPY
Industrial Production (y/y)
med
0.6%1.5%2.2%

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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