That day has come, guys! The Fed will hold a meeting at 21:00 GMT+3. It can be a highly impactful event. The markets expect the bank to hint about the timing of tapering.
Weekly Update on Employment: Focus on the USD
What will happen?
The United States will release the weekly Unemployment Claims on Thursday, at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3). This indicator shows the number of individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the previous week. This release provides the freshest insight into the situation in the US labor market. Based on its change, traders may suggest the level of the next non-farm payrolls.
How to trade on the US Unemployment Claims?
Traders need to focus on the data in the economic calendar. After the figures are published, they need to compare them with analysts’ consensus.
- If the unemployment claims are lower than the forecasts, the USD will be pushed up;
- If the unemployment claims are higher than expected, the US dollar will be pressed.
Instruments to trade: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY
A selloff in stocks stopped. S&P 500 has reversed up from the 100-day moving average. It should be the perfect time to buy the index.
The FOMC, a committee within the Federal Reserve, will hold an important meeting and press conference on September 22 at 21:00 MT time (GMT+3).
The Fed can start tapering already this November, oil is rallying pushing the Canadian dollar up! Jump in to know more!
Germany, the leading economy in the Euro Zone, will reveal one of the key economic indicators – German Ifo Business Climate on September 24 at 11:00 MT time.
On Wednesday, September 22, Microsoft will be holding a product launch. The event starts at 18:00 GTM + 3.