Economic Calendar

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ThursdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
01:30
AUD
Employment Change
high
41.114.0-2.3*
01:30
AUD
Unemployment Rate
high
5.2%5.2%5.2%
04:30
JPY
Capacity Utilization Rate (m/m)
low
-2.6%1.7%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
-3.3%-3.6%
04:30
JPY
Industrial Production (y/y)
med
-3.8%-4.1%
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.2%-0.2%0.8%*
08:30
GBP
Core Retail Sales (y/y)
high
2.9%2.3%3.6%
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.2%-0.2%0.9%*
08:30
GBP
Retail Sales (y/y)
high
3.3%2.5%3.8%
12:30
USD
Unemployment Claims
med
221.0k212.0k211.0k*
12:30
USD
Non Farm Productivity (q/q ann)
low
2.3%1.4%3.5%*
12:30
USD
Unit Labor Costs (q/q)
med
2.4%1.9%5.5%*
12:30
USD
Philadelphia Fed Survey
med
16.89.521.8
12:30
USD
Empire State Survey
med
4.82.04.3
12:30
USD
Retail Sales (m/m)
high
0.7%0.2%0.0%*

Retail Sales (m/m)

12:30
USD
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
high
0.7%0.2%0.4%

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 13, 2019
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
Retail Sales (ex Autos) (m/m)
high
1.0%0.4%0.3%*
12:30
CAD
ADP Canada Releases July Payroll Estimates
med
13:00
CAD
Existing Home Sales (m/m)
med
3.5%3.3%-0.2%
13:15
USD
Capacity Utilization Rate
med
77.5%77.8%77.8%*
13:15
USD
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
-0.2%0.1%0.2%*
14:00
USD
Business Inventories
med
0.0B0.1B0.3B
14:00
USD
NAHB Builders survey
low
66.066.065.0
20:00
USD
TIC Net Long-Term Transactions
low
99.1B4.6B*

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