Economic Calendar

  • Feb
    11
    Sun
  • Feb
    12
    Mon
  • Feb
    13
    Tue
  • Feb
    14
    Wed
  • Feb
    15
    Thu
  • Feb
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    Fri
  • Feb
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    Sat
Feb
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FridayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
07:00
EUR
German Wholesale Price Index (m/m)
low
0.9%-0.3%
07:00
EUR
German Wholesale Price Index (y/y)
low
2.0%1.8%
09:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.1%0.6%-1.6%
09:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.1%0.5%-1.5%
09:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
1.5%2.4%1.3%
09:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
1.6%2.5%1.4%
13:30
USD
Housing Starts
med
1,326.0k1,234.0k1,209.0k*
13:30
CAD
Manufacturing Sales (m/m)
med
-0.3%0.3%3.8%*
13:30
USD
Building Permits
med
1,396.0k1,300.0k1,300.0k*
15:00
USD
UoM Consumer Sentiment Index
high
99.995.495.7

UoM Consumer Sentiment Index

15:00
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
99.995.495.7

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
Mar 2, 2018
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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