Category Archives: Economic Events

FOMC Announcement Tomorrow - Beware of Bearish Surprises - October 29th, 2013

The FED is scheduled to announce its rate decision and its views on the overall economy tomorrow; if and when they might start tapering the QE program. Though given the political gridlock in Washington, any hope of QE Taper, is … Continue reading

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Possible Black-Swans In The Coming Weeks/Months - October 22nd, 2013

Well, now that the Government has re-opened once again, even though only for a couple months, and both parties have agreed to raise the debt-ceiling, the markets are in Berserk Mode and rising to levels never seen before. All-Time-Highs !!! … Continue reading

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Updated BLS Economic Data Announcement Schedule - October 2013

Now that the Government has reopened, at least for the next 3-4 months, the BLS will starting bombing the tape with delayed data releases like the NFP, Unemployment Rate, etc… The following is the updated BLS schedule. Make sure to … Continue reading

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What To Expect From The Fed (FOMC) Meeting Next Week

Next week’s Fed (FOMC) meeting is undoubtedly the most anticipated economic event of the year 2013. A lot has been written and talked about this meeting, and quite rightly so. Given the fact that all this uber exuberance in the … Continue reading

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Key Economic Events For Monday May 6th - Friday May 10th

This week, there’s no major economic data from the US. If anything, the markets will either trade Flat/Sideways, or economic data out of Europe/Asia will drive the markets. I strongly believe that the S&P could test the 1600 level, just … Continue reading

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Morning Brief: May 3rd, 2013

US ECONOMIC DATA: U.S. economy adds 165,000 jobs in April Unemployment rate drops to 7.5% from 7.6% Unemployment rate lowest since December 2008 Job growth outpaces increase in labor force March job gain revised up to 138,000 vs 88,000 February … Continue reading

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Morning Brief: May 2nd, 2013

US ECONOMIC DATA: Initial jobless claims sink 18,000 to 324,000 Four-week claims average drops 16,000 to 342,250 New claims at lowest level since January 2008 Continuing claims increase 12,000 to 3.02 million U.S. March trade gap narrows 11% to $38.8 … Continue reading

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Key Economic Events For Monday April 29th - Friday May 3rd

WARNING: This week is full of Booby Traps. Chose your trades wisely. Here are the key economic events that you need to pay close attention to this week: MONDAY April 29: 8:30 AM - Personal Income and Outlays - Prior … Continue reading

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Key Economic Events For Monday April 22nd - Friday April 26th

Here are the key economic events that you need to pay close attention to this week: MONDAY April 22nd: 10:00 AM - Existing Home Sales - Prior Consensus Consensus Range Existing Home Sales - Level - SAAR 4.98 M 5.030 M 4.900 M to 5.100 M … Continue reading

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Key Economic Events For Monday April 15th - Friday April 19th

Here are the key economic events that you need to pay close attention to this week: MONDAY April 15: 8:30 AM - Empire State Manufacturing Survey - Prior Consensus General Business Conditions Index - Level 9.24 7.50 10:00 AM - … Continue reading

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