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  • March 27-April 1st: Calendar Highlights, Themes, Key Market Movers & Tradable Trends 0 comments
    Mar 27, 2011 2:32 AM | about stocks: UUP, UDN, FXE, ERO, URR, ULE, EUO, DRR, FXA, FXB, FXC, FXD, FXF, FXEN, FXY, JYF, AUNZ, CYB, GLD, CNY, USO, DUG, USL, NBO, DBV, ICI, CEW, SLV, OIL, SPY, SDS, RSW, BXDC, SPXU, SH, DIA, EWC, EWA, TLT, XHB, ITM, IGOV, VGK, TBT, GSG, DBC, CORN, ICN, SZR, BZF, GRU, DAX-OLD, FRC, DB, SAN, BNO, TM, HMC, SNE, NSANY, MZDAF.
     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

     For the rest of this article please visit: http://globalmarkets.anyoption.com and find article by same name under the weekly tab

    DISCLOSURE & DISCLAIMER: AUTHOR SHORT THE EUR FOR PERSONAL PORTFOLIO. THE ABOVE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS SPECIFIC TRADING ADVICE. RESPONSIBILITY FOR TRADE DECISIONS IS SOLELY WITH THE READER




     

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