What events to follow and how to trade during the week of July 2-6?
US Inflation & Retail Sales
|February 14 will be full of events. At 15:30 MT time, American statistical services will deliver four data releases, which will be important for the US dollar. Consumer price index will be counted 2 times: as CPI and core CPI (excluding food and energy). These are key inflation gauges that are closely monitored by the Federal Reserve.|
|Retail sales come in 2 types as well: retail sales and core retail sales (excluding automobiles). The data show the economic activity of the US population.|
|Actual numbers that are better than forecast ones will lead the US dollar to the upside. However, with so many releases at the same time, the probability that they will all be good isn’t very high.|
EUR/USD retraced to 1.1870 after breaking out this level. It should be just a natural sell-off ahead of the further rally up.
The Fed held a much-awaited meeting yesterday. The bank hasn’t made any policy changes. As a result, the USD weakened and EUR/USD rocketed. Jump in to know all the latest news!
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The Bank of England will publish a monetary policy statement and update on the interest rate on Thursday, at 14:00 MT time.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will hold a meeting and announce changes to the monetary policy on August 3, at 07:30 MT time (GMT+3).