Last week was very interesting for the markets, as we saw the releases of the US Inflation and Disney’s earnings report. So let's see what we should await this week!
Another opportunity to trade the USD
The level of American CB consumer confidence will be published on December 27, at 17:00 MT time.
It's a survey of about 5 thousand households which asks the respondents about the current and future economic conditions. This is a leading indicator of consumer spending, which represents the majority of the overall economic activity.
• If consumer confidence is higher than the forecast, the USD will rise;
• If consumer confidence is lower than the forecast, the USD will fall.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics will announce the updated Unemployment Rate and Employment Change data on Thursday, May 19, at 04:30 MT.
The UK Office for National Statistics will publish Consumer Price Index (CPI) data on Wednesday, May 18, at 09:00 MT.
The US Census Bureau will announce Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales on Tuesday, May 17 at 15:30 MT.