The British monthly GDP is announced on Friday at 09:00 MT time.
Wednesday is full of US reports
News geeks get ready for the chain of US reports, which starts at 15:30 MT time on November 25!
Instruments to trade: EUR/USD; USD/JPY; GBP/USD; USD/CAD
Wednesday will start with 3 significant reports at 15:30 MT time: the preliminary GDP for the third quarter, core durable goods orders, and unemployment claims. Then, consumer sentiment, personal spending, and new home sales will be out at 17:00 MT time. Finally, the FOMC meeting minutes will be released at 21:00 MT time. It’s awesome as it will increase the market volatility and create huge price swings! The first package of news should have the most impact as it will reveal GDP – the broadest measure of economic activity. Moreover, core durable goods orders are must-watch as well because this report is the key indicator of US production. Follow the reports and catch the market flow!
- If actual numbers are better than the forecasts, the USD will go up.
- Otherwise, the worse-than-expected reports will drive the USD down.
The main market tendency today is that the US dollar is rising against its major peers and riskier assets such as stocks and oil are plummeting.
The US unemployment claims are out on Thursday at 15:30 MT time.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.