Risk Events: German PMI and UK Retail Sales

German Manufacturing PMI and UK Retail Sales will be the key news announcements coming out on Thursday, August 21, 2014. Announcement Time (GMT) Forecast Previous German Manufacturing PMI 7:30 AM 51.8 52.4 UK Retail Sales (MoM) 8:30 AM 0.4% 0.1% German Manufacturing PMI peaked early 2014 at 56.5 before declining to levels just above 52. […]

Risk Events: UK and US CPI

We have two CPI announcements coming out on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, one from the UK at 8:30 AM GMT and the other from the US at 12:30 PM GMT. Below are diagrams providing more information. Announcement Time (GMT) Forecast Previous MoM UK CPI 8:30 AM -0.2% 0.2% YoY UK CPI 8:30 AM 1.8% 1.9% […]

UK Monthly Manufacturing Production Preview

UK National Statistics will report the MoM Manufacturing Production figure on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 8:30 AM GMT which will be the only key announcement for the day in terms of volatility. The figure’s announcement and historical data is provided below. Announcement Time (GMT) Forecast Previous MoM Manufacturing Production 8:30 AM 0.6% -1.3% The […]

Risk Events: UK and US Services PMI

UK Services PMI and US Non Manufacturing PMI are announced on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Information about Tuesday’s announcement and historical data are provided below. Announcement Time (GMT) Forecast Previous Actual Previous Forecast UK Services PMI 8:30 AM 57.9 57.7 58.3 ISM Non Manufacturing PMI 2:00 PM 56.3 56.0 56.3 Along with these two announcements, […]

Risk Events: NFP, Unemployment, and PMI

On Friday, August 1st, 2014 we have a very busy day with various news announcements coming in from leading world economies. Included in the announcements we have the most followed figure by the markets, Non Farm Payroll. Here’s a summary of the announcements and historical charts…

US Preliminary GDP and ADP Preview

There are three key events all coming out all from the US on Wednesday. US GDP and ADP Nonfarm Employment Change will be announced and the FOMC Statement is released. We will focus on US GDP though all three will be considered in our analysis…