Economic Calendar

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MondayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
06:00
EUR
German Wholesale Price Index (m/m)
low
0.0%-0.3%
06:00
EUR
German Wholesale Price Index (y/y)
low
1.2%1.2%
07:15
CHF
Producer & Import prices (m/m)
med
-0.2%0.3%
07:15
CHF
Producer & Import prices (y/y)
med
2.0%2.3%
12:30
USD
Retail Sales (ex Autos) (m/m)
high
0.2%0.2%0.2%
12:30
USD
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.6%0.4%-0.1%

Retail Sales (m/m)

12:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
0.6%0.4%-0.1%

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
May 15, 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
15.818.622.5
14:00
USD
Business Inventories
med
0.6%0.6%0.6%
14:00
USD
NAHB Builders survey
low
69.070.070.0
20:00
USD
TIC Net Long-Term Transactions
low
49.0B62.1B

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