The United States will release the weekly Unemployment Claims on October 21, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3).
US Nonfarm Payrolls
|Nonfarm payrolls or NFP is a monthly change in the number of employed people. It is the significant indicator of business health and, as a result, the whole economic activity in the United States. That is why traders pay high attention to it. The US dollar needs additional rate hikes this year, so a positive reading of the indicator will increase chances of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates. Look at an economic calendar at 15:30 MT time on May 4. If the data is positive, the US dollar will rise.|
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).