Economic Calendar

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Aug
15
TuesdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
All Day
EUR
French Market Holiday - Assumption Day
high
01:30
AUD
RBA Minutes Released
high
01:30
AUD
New Motor Vehicle Sales (m/m)
low
-2.0%1.2%
01:30
AUD
New Motor Vehicles Sales (y/y)
low
1.8%3.6%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (Final) (m/m)
med
2.2%1.6%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (Final) (y/y)
med
5.5%4.9%
04:30
JPY
Capacity Utilization Rate (m/m)
low
2.1%-4.1%
06:00
EUR
German GDP (Prelim) (q/q)
med
0.6%0.7%0.7%*
06:00
EUR
German GDP w.d.a. (y/y)
med
2.1%1.9%2.0%*
07:15
CHF
Producer & Import prices (m/m)
med
0.0%0.0%-0.1%
07:15
CHF
Producer & Import prices (y/y)
med
-0.1%0.0%-0.1%
08:00
CNY
Chinese M2 Money Supply (y/y)
med
9.2%9.5%9.4%
08:00
CNY
Chinese New Loans
med
825.5B800.0B1,540.0B
08:01
CNY
Chinese Aggregate Financing
med
1,220.0B1,000.0B1,776.2B*
08:30
GBP
PPI Output (m/m)
low
0.1%0.0%0.0%
08:30
GBP
PPI Output (m/m)
low
0.2%0.1%0.2%
08:30
GBP
PPI Input (m/m)
low
0.0%0.4%-0.3%*
08:30
GBP
CPI (m/m)
high
-0.1%0.0%0.0%
08:30
GBP
CPI (y/y)
high
2.6%2.7%2.6%
08:30
GBP
PPI Output (y/y)
low
3.2%3.1%3.3%
08:30
GBP
PPI Input (y/y)
low
6.5%6.9%9.9%
12:30
USD
Empire State Survey
med
25.210.09.8
12:30
USD
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.5%0.3%0.1%*
12:30
USD
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.6%0.3%0.3%*

Retail Sales (m/m)

12:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
0.6%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
Sep 15, 2017
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.
14:00
USD
NAHB Builders survey
low
68.064.064.0
20:00
USD
TIC Net Long-Term Transactions
low
34.4B91.9B

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