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  • Economic Calendar: Upcoming Important Dates 0 comments
    Mar 30, 2010 3:37 PM | about stocks: SPY
    31st Mar 2010, Wednesday, morning - USDA prospective planting crop report
    From Dennis Gartman: "Remember, this is a  “prospective” planting report, predicated upon surveys taken of farmers taken several weeks ago at price levels different than those currently.  Also remember, the weather conditions were different took, and farmers are notorious for changing their views on planting from day to day, much less from week-to-week. Good weather and seed availabilities while seated in planting equipment can change acreage “guess-timates” rather markedly. "

    1st April 2010, Thursday 5pm - US Auto sales data: This is important for PGMs and auto stocks. 

    2nd April 2010 8:30 am- Non-farm payroll numbers: expected to show first job addition since the recession. 

    15th April 2010: Treasury's semi-annual report on currency management by different countries: 
    The Treasury Department on April 15 will issue a semiannual report on the management of currencies around the world in which it will have to decide whether China manipulates its exchange rates "for purposes . . . of gaining unfair competitive advantage in international trade."

    20th Apr - May end 2010: Greece needs to refinance almost €16bn (about $21bn) worth of debt maturing between Apr 20th and May end

    Disclosure: Short SPX
    Stocks: SPY
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