Economic Calendar

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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
All Day
USD
Jackson Hole Policy Symposium
med
All Day
EUR
ECB's Coeure Speaks in Jackson Hole, US
med
05:00
JPY
Leading Indicators Index
low
105.9106.3
06:45
EUR
French Business Survey
med
111.0108.0108.0*
08:30
GBP
BBA Mortgage Approvals
low
41.59k40.39k*
08:30
GBP
GDP (Prelim) (q/q)
high
0.3%0.3%0.3%
08:30
GBP
GDP (Prelim) (y/y)
high
1.7%1.7%1.7%
10:00
GBP
CBI Distributive Trades Survey
med
2.0%16.0%21.0%
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
235.0k238.0k232.0k
14:00
USD
Existing Home Sales
med
5.44M5.55M5.51M*

Existing Home Sales

14:00
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
5.44M5.55M5.52M

Details

Source
National Association of Realtors
Measures
Measures the monthly sales of previously-owned (not new) single-family houses. This report helps to gauge the strength of the U.S. housing market and is a key indicator of overall economic strength.
Usual Effect
The housing market is considered as a sensitive factor to the US economy, it generates some volatility for the USD. Generally speaking, a high reading is positive for the USD, while a low reading is negative.
Frequency
Monthly
Why Traders Care
Sales of existing homes can provide economic stimulus. An uptrend in existing home sales also means more commissions to real estate agents and higher revenue for mortgage lenders and moving companies.
23:30
JPY
CPI Core (Nation) (y/y)
med
0.4%0.4%0.4%
23:30
JPY
Core CPI (y/y)
med
0.5%0.3%0.1%

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