The United States will release the weekly Unemployment Claims on October 21, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).
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 Fed is ready to start tapering in November. Since the markets were expecting this and it wasn’t a surprise, the USD slumped allowing risk-on currencies and gold to rally up.
US Retail Sales will be out on October 15 at 15:30 MetaTrader time (GMT+3).
Last week was full of surprises! Stock indices have shown significant growth…
The US dollar is heading to close the seventh day in the red as it remains under selling pressure. The US data at 15:30 GMT+3 (jobless claims and Philly Fed Manufacturing Index) may support the greenback if it's strong.
Canada will publish the Retail Sales and Core Retail Sales on October 22, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).