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.
The GDP growth may push the USD up
The United States will release the level of final GDP growth on June 27, at 15:30 MT.
This indicator is the broadest measure of economic activity, that is why traders pay high attention to it. Last time it came out lower than the expectations (2.2% vs. 2.4%). The negative data raised concerns over the slowdown of the US economy and was one of the reasons behind the projections of the rate cut by the Fed. As a result, the USD weakened. However, this time the figures may lead to a different outcome.
• If the actual level of GDP growth is higher than the forecasts, the USD will go up;
• If the actual level of GDP growth is lower than the forecasts, the USD will go down
US Retail Sales will be out on October 15 at 15:30 MetaTrader time (GMT+3).
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The United States will release the weekly Unemployment Claims on October 21, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).
Great Britain will publish the Inflation Rate on October 20, at 09:00 MT time (GMT+3).
The bullish movement in the stock market is gaining speed, and Bitcoin ETFs are closer than they might seem. What do we need to know for the next trading week?