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March 27-April 1st: Calendar Highlights, Themes, Key Market Movers & Tradable Trends

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 Likely trends and their drivers for both traditional spot market and binary options traders of short term trades in forex, stocks,  and commodities.

 

MARKET MOVERS

 

The below is just a listing. For full details see: WEEK AHEAD: POST EURO-PHORIA SELLOFF & OTHER POTENTIAL MARKET MOVERS, AND THE COMING WEEK EURUSD: BEWARE POST- “EURO-PHORIA” LETDOWN

 

 

 

Prior Week

 

  • EU Debt Crisis On More Bad News, EU Inaction
  • MENA & Oil Prices
  • Japan Earthquake, Nuclear Reactor Shutdown
  • Fed Outlook Change?
  • Top Economic Calendar Events
  • Wildcards

 

Coming Week

 

  • Potential Pre-Euro Rate Hike Profit Taking
  • German Regional Elections
  • Japan, Mena Crisis Continued Fallout
  • US Monthly Jobs & Related Reports
  • Other Calendar Highlights

 

 

Big Themes By Region/Country: US, UK Central Bank, Advanced GDP Key

 

The big calendar events focus on US jobs, home sales and consumer confidence also have weight. EZ and Japan calendars are light, German regional elections could indirectly affect confidence in German political will to stay the course with bailouts – or not. It’s also a relatively big calendar week for Australia with retail and building approvals.

 

US: Monthly Jobs Reports, Pending Home Sales, CB Consumer Confidence

EZ: German regional elections as sign of support/opposition to German bailout payments, most key EU event risk however, is NOT scheduled per se. Rather but watch CDS for rising or falling fear of PIIGS defaults, market reaction and EU official reaction to disappointment on inaction of EU Summit, also statements by relevant officials on standoff between Ireland & EU.

 

UK: Current Account, Housing Data, Manufacturing PMI

CHF: Retail Sales

JPY: Tankan Mfg Index, quake and radiation related damage, production stoppages

CAD: GDP

AUD: Building Approvals, Retail Sales

NZD: NBNZ Business Confidence

 

 

Highlights By Region In Chronological Order

 

 

 

Key events in boldface

 

Unites States

 

Monday –Feb. Personal Income & Spending, Feb. Pending Home Sales, Mar. Dallas Fed Manufacturing Activity, Fed’s Lockhart, Evans and Rosengren Speak

 

Tuesday – Fed’s Bullard Speaks, Jan. S&P/CaseShiller Home Price Index, Mar. CB Consumer Confidence

 

Wednesday – Mar. MBA Mortgage Applications, Mar. Challenger Job Cuts, Mar. ADP Employment Change, Weekly DOE U.S. Crude Oil Inventories, Fed’s Bullard, Lacker and Hoenig Speak

 

Thursday – Weekly Initial Jobless & Continuing Claims, Mar. Chicago PMI, Feb. Factory Orders

 

Friday – Mar. NFP & Unemployment Report, Fed's Plosser Speaks, Feb., Mar. ISM Manufacturing & Prices Paid

 

Euro-zone

 

Again, German elections as sign of support/opposition to bailout payments as well as other EU official comments on rate hikes and bailouts are likely to have more impact than the below events.

 

Tuesday – German Apr. GfK Consumer Confidence, ECB’s Mersch Speaks, German Mar. Prelim. CPI

 

Wednesday – Mar. EZ Consumer, Economic, Industrial and Services Confidence

 

Thursday – German Mar. Unemployment Rate, Euro-Zone Mar. CPI

 

Friday – EZ Mar. final PMI Manufacturing, EZ Feb. Unemployment Rate

 

United Kingdom

 

Tuesday – 4Q Final Total Business Investment, 4Q Current Account, 4Q Final GDP, Feb. Net Consumer Credit, Feb. Mortgage Approvals, Feb. M4 Money Supply

 

Wednesday – Jan. Index of Services, Mar. CBI Reported Sales, Mar. GfK Consumer Confidence

 

Thursday – Mar. Nationwide House prices

 

Japan

 

Tuesday – Feb. Jobless Rate, Feb. Retail Trade, Feb. Large Retailer Sales

 

Wednesday – Feb. prelim. Industrial Production

 

Thursday – Mar. Manufacturing PMI, Feb. Labor Cash Earnings, Feb. Housing Starts, Feb. Construction Orders

 

Friday- Tankan Index

 

Switzerland

 

Wednesday- KOF Economic Barometer

Friday- Retail Sales, SVME PMI

 

 

Canada

 

Thursday – Jan. GDP

 

 

Australia & New Zealand

 

Tuesday – NZ Finance Minister English Speaks, NZ Feb. Imports, Exports and Trade Balance

 

Wednesday – NZ Building Permits, AU Mar. DEWR Skilled Vacancies, AU Feb. HIA New Home Sales, AU Feb. Job Vacancies

 

Thursday – AU Feb. Building Approvals, AU Feb. Retail Sales, AU Feb. Private Sector Credit, RBNZ Mar. Activity Outlook & Business Confidence

 

Friday – NZ 4Q Manufacturing Activity, AU Mar. Performance of Mfg Index, Mar. RBA Commodity Price Index

 

 

 

China

 

Friday – Mar. PMI Manufacturing

 

For a full listing of calendar events, their relative importance, previous and forecasted results, see www.forexfactory.com >> calendar tab.

 

Conclusions & Ramifications- Tradable Trends To Watch

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