Economic Indicators – U.S.

United States Consumer Confidence Chart

Jan 29, 2013. Index drops eight points, erasing all 2012 gains. Consumer Confidence in the United States decreased to 58.60 in January of 2013 from …

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Monthly Wholesale Trade report

The wholesale trade report includes sales and inventory statistics from the second stage of the manufacturing process. The sales figures say close to nothing about …

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Weekly Chain Store Sales

Note that the release times for these private surveys are the official embargo times. The releases are provided to subscribers much earlier and typically leaked …

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University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index

The Michigan index is almost identical to the Conference Board Consumer Confidence index, though there are two monthly releases, a preliminary and final reading. Like …

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Treasury Budget

In Brief
The monthly Treasury budget data follow strong seasonal patterns which produce huge month-to-month fluctuations in the deficit. These fluctuations tell us little about long …

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Employment Report

In Brief
The employment report is actually two separate reports which are the results of two separate surveys. The household survey is a survey of roughly …

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Retail Sales report

The retail sales report is a measure of the total receipts of retail stores. The changes in retail sales are widely followed as the most …

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Regional Manufacturing Surveys

There are many regional manufacturing surveys, and they tend to be ranked in order of timeliness and the importance of the region. The Philadelphia Fed’s …

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Key Economic Indicators have strong effects on Forex Market so currency traders should be aware of them when preparing forex strategies. Many profitable Forex trades are made moments prior to or shortly after a major economic announcements.

Learning the monthly sequence of economic events and market reaction to each release is one of the first steps in learning to track the Forex Market.
Currency traders should be taught to compare market expectations with actual economic indicators and then evaluate market reactions.
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