Personal Income and Consumption Index Indicator

2020-07-21T19:55:22+00:00By |Categories: Forex Education|Tags: , |

General definition The Personal Income and Consumption Index is a report from United States that includes both personal income and consumption expenditures from all sources. This is a monthly figure, which always refers to the two previous months in which the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce discloses the report. In this case, the personal income [...]

Major Economic Indicators for New Zealand and the New Zealand dollar (NZD)

2020-07-16T18:56:57+00:00By |Categories: Forex Education, Market Analysis|Tags: , |

The list of economic indicators shown below is of high relevance to New Zealand and therefore for its currency, the New Zealand dollar, and should be followed carefully for traders and investors who trade in this currency. However, is important to take into account that this country does not publish indicators very often. […]

Strong enthusiasm in the markets following the business IFO survey

2020-06-25T19:06:17+00:00By |Categories: Market Analysis|Tags: |

The German IFO survey is one of the most studied, since it shows the status of the largest economy in the eurozone. It frequently indicates the economic evolution of the entire euro area and, in addition, it generates immediate effects on the common currency: the euro. This week, the IFO survey has shown that business confidence levels [...]

Economic recession – Definition and Concept

2020-06-08T18:46:46+00:00By |Categories: Forex Education|Tags: , |

A recession is a decrease in economic activity over a period of time. Officially, a recession is considered to exist when the GDP variation rate is negative for two consecutive quarters. It is also known as a period of economic contraction. The economic recession is the phase of the economic cycle in which economic activity [...]

Internacional Trade & Trade Balance of USA

2020-06-03T02:45:22+00:00By |Categories: Forex Education|Tags: |

General definition and importance The “International Trade & Trade Balance” is an economic report that measures the difference between imports and exports of goods and services in countries like United States. Imports and exports are important components of accumulated economic activities. Furthermore, representing 14 and 12 percent of the gross domestic product in the United [...]

Main Economic Indicators for the Economy of Europe and the Euro (EUR)

2020-06-02T19:43:16+00:00By |Categories: Market Analysis|Tags: , , |

The fundamental indicators shown below are of high importance for the euro, however, since the EMU (Economic and Monetary Union, the countries within the European Union which share a common market and a single currency, the euro) is composed of 17 countries, it is essential to be aware of major political and economic events of [...]

US Initial Jobless Claims Indicator

2020-06-03T23:13:17+00:00By |Categories: Forex Education|Tags: , |

The Initial Jobless Claims indicator is a report that records how many people have applied for unemployment benefits in the United States, providing information on the state of the labor market of that country. This is a weekly published data, and provides information on how many people applied for unemployment benefits last week. Therefore, this [...]

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