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  1. #1
    The Week Ahead: September 13-17, 2021

    This week will provide valuable data for the market on inflation. After growing uncertainty following the publiion of employment data, central banks face another factor of concern as rising price levels can significantly influence monetary policy decisions.

    Monday

    The week starts with few references in terms of economic figures. The evolution of producer prices in Japan and the Bank of Australia governor's vision represent the most significant events. After leaving the monetary policy unchanged at the recent meeting, the tone of Mr. Philip Lowe could affect the Aussie.



    Tuesday

    The North American CPIs are expected in the afternoon. They can be a litmus test for the US dollar and US treasury bonds without ruling out a potential impact on indices like Dow Jones or the NASDAQ. A high number could re-awaken tapering expectations for the next Fed meeting.



    Wednesday

    Like the United States and Europe, industrial production in China, the world's most significant economic power, is undoubtedly a reference figure to assess the global economic growth rate. A busy day for the foreign exchange market and stock indices as inflation data is expected from the United Kingdom and Canada.



    Thursday

    Retail sales figures and the Philadephia Index in the United States have always been considered significant market drivers. If you're trading or planning to open positions on Dow Jones, you should be aware of these indiors as they might affect it, given its composition with most cyclical stocks.



    Friday

    The European CPI becomes even more critical given the ECB's concern about inflation levels. The Euro and all its crosses could be volatile if the figure differs from the expectations. The Michigan consumer sentiment index, a volatile data that traders widely follow, will undoubtedly play a significant role at the end of the week.



    The volatile nature of the financial markets may cause a change in the scheduling, and/or the forecasts for economic events, indiors, earnings reports. Due to external factors which are beyond reach, CAPEX.com cannot be held accountable for any losses incurred due to complete or partial reliance on this calendar.

    Calendar Sources: investing.com, fxstreet.com
    Last edited by Capex; 13-09-21 at 11:40 AM. Reason: Updated

  2. #2
    The Week Ahead: September 20-24, 2021

    The leading central banks of the world are meeting this week. Their decisions may have a significant impact on all financial assets, from European and North American indices to currencies such as the dollar, the pound, and the Japanese yen. Therefore, it is a crucial week that will set the path for an evolution of the markets in the near future. In addition, figures for the US real estate market are published, along with leading indiors such as the PMI's and the German IFO.

    Monday

    This is the first day of a busy economic calendar week and a public holiday in China and Japan. With the entire market monitoring the evolution of inflation, attention will now turn to the German producer price index along with the Bundesbank publishing its monthly report on monetary policy and the German economy.



    Tuesday

    Figures of the real estate market in the United States will continue to be published this week, which will be important when evaluating economic activity. Also, the US 20 y bond auction will indie the market's direction and will be a reference of interest rates affecting the price of assets such as the US dollar and stock market indices. In addition, as the price of oil is rising in the market, crude stocks become more important and noteworthy to watch.



    Wednesday

    Today all focus is on the meeting of three of the most important central banks in the world. The Chinese central bank could make decisions after the slowdown shown by the latest economic figures, but undoubtedly all the attention will be on the Fed. An announcement of the stimulus package withdrawal would have an immediate effect on the price of the US dollar, treasury bonds, and of course, stock markets.



    Thursday

    The manufacturing PMI figures are published in Germany, the Eurozone, and the United States. This relevant data will be a leading indior of a possible continuity of recovery, with the focus turning to European and North American indices. The Bank of England meets and could announce the beginning of a downfall, something that would have an immediate impact on the price of the pound overall.



    Friday

    The German IFO index is a benchmark in the financial markets as it's been followed by traders of the DAX, the euro, and German sovereign bonds. It will be published on Friday and will help us get a better idea of the business side of the country with the greatest economic weight in Europe.




    The volatile nature of the financial markets may cause a change in the scheduling, and/or the forecasts for economic events, indiors, earnings reports. Due to external factors which are beyond reach, CAPEX.com cannot be held accountable for any losses incurred due to complete or partial reliance on this calendar.

    Calendar Sources: investing.com, fxstreet.com

  3. #3
    The Week Ahead: September 27 - October 1, 2021

    Last week's tapering announcement by the Federal Reserve and Evergrande's financial troubles were the main factors affecting the course of the markets. But this week might tell a different story as the figures for several leading indiors will be published. We've got PMI data from the world's leading economies, consumer confidence surveys, and second-quarter GDPs. So let's dive right into it and check out the upcoming market-moving events.

    Monday

    Figures for durable goods orders in the United States are published today, leading indiors of the economic growth rate that can significantly impact treasury bonds and stock indices.



    Tuesday

    The US consumer confidence and the GfK consumer climate survey are data that will interest you if you trade Euro and the US Dollar against all their crosses.



    Wednesday

    It's the turn of consumer confidence in the Euro area, in addition to data from the North American real estate market that lately showed signs of extraordinary strength - undoubtedly essential figures for the stock markets.



    Thursday

    The focus will be on the Chinese PMI data, as the global economy has its sights set on the economic health of the Asian giant. If you have positions in both European and North American indices, your might want to pay attention to this data and plan your egy accordingly.



    Friday

    After the tapering announcement from last week, the strength or weakness of the Personal Consumption Expenditure data will serve the Fed vital data to assess the intensity of the pace of stimulus withdrawals properly. If you're trading currencies tied to the US Dollar, US indices, or gold, you should watch this indior. We will also be ching up with the PMIs from the US as well as from Germany.



    The volatile nature of the financial markets may cause a change in the scheduling, and/or the forecasts for economic events, indiors, earnings reports. Due to external factors which are beyond reach, CAPEX.com cannot be held accountable for any losses incurred due to complete or partial reliance on this calendar.

    Calendar Sources: investing.com, fxstreet.com
    Last edited by Capex; 27-09-21 at 01:59 PM. Reason: update

  4. #4
    The Week Ahead: October 4-8, 2021

    An interesting week of market figures is awaiting us. Two central banks meet, Australia and New Zealand. We will see the evolution of the service sector in China and the relevant North American employment data on which the decision of the Federal Reserve depends, and therefore the path that the stock market and the currency market will follow.

    Monday

    The week starts off light in terms of economic figures, with North American factory orders that can be affected by bottlenecks in the global supply chain.



    Tuesday

    The Reserve Bank of Australia's meeting may bring some surprises that affect the price of the Australian dollar, and the US non-manufacturing ISM will serve to assess the effects on the economy of the coronavirus delta variant. Traders of the North American stock indices will be very attentive to its publiion.



    Wednesday

    The Central Bank of New Zealand delayed raising interest rates at its last meeting. If it decides to act, the kiwi may experience increased volatility. And the American ADP, as usual, will be taken as a reference for the main employment figure on Friday. Therefore, both the US dollar and the North American indices can be affected by the figure.



    Thursday

    The industrial production of the main economic power of the eurozone is published. Reference data to assess the state of the European economy. If you trade the DAX index, you should take this figure into account in your trading decisions.



    Friday

    The week ends with the economic data most expected by traders. In addition to the Chinese Caixin, that will give relevant clues to knowing if the Asian giant is slowing down or not, the American unemployment rate and Non-Farm Payroll are the figures that can give the Fed a signal to start tapering. Therefore, a day of volatility in the foreign exchange, bond markets, and, of course, in the stock indices.



    The volatile nature of the financial markets may cause a change in the scheduling, and/or the forecasts for economic events, indiors, earnings reports. Due to external factors which are beyond reach, CAPEX.com cannot be held accountable for any losses incurred due to complete or partial reliance on this calendar.

    Calendar Sources: investing.com, fxstreet.com

  5. #5
    The Week Ahead: 11-15 October, 2021

    As you already know, inflation is one of the factors affecting the markets' performance, and that can shape the future of monetary policy. Following last week's Non-farm payrolls, traders will focus their attention on price data released this week.

    Monday

    At the beginning of the week, the data on foreign direct investment in China will be published. When markets are looking at the world's second-largest economy with uncertainty, this data will gauge investor confidence in the Asian country. If you trade equities or indices, you should pay attention to this indior.



    Tuesday

    UK's economy is running into trouble. Both retail sales and the unemployment rate will have an impact on the price of the pound. Germany's ZEW economic sentiment will follow afterwards.



    Wednesday

    Inflation data for Germany and the US are figures of particular relevance at a time when central banks are beginning to worry about the high level of prices in recent months. The minutes of the last Fed meeting will be released, and all these events could have a significant impact on Treasury Bonds and Gold.



    Thursday

    China's CPI also becomes relevant in the context of high energy prices, and the US PPI is another benchmark for evaluating the evolution of inflation.



    Friday

    To end the week, we have the retail sales data from the two great world powers. If you are trading US, European, or Asian indices, the result of these figures will be a valuable clue for your decisions.


  6. #6
    The earnings season is back!

    The Week Ahead: 18-22 October, 2021


    After the high US inflation data last week, and waiting for the reaction of the Federal Reserve in its next meeting, this week, the CPI data of other relevant countries are published in addition to some leading indiors. Finally, the earning season is back, and many important companies will release their Q3 reports. Let's watch it closely!

    Monday

    China's GDP arouses great interest among investors to assess the intensity of a potential slowdown in the Chinese and global economy. The industrial production of the United States is also published. These data may have an impact on the price of stock indices.



    Tuesday

    Data from the North American real estate market are released together with the companies' earnings, such as Jhonson & Jhonson and Netflix. The North American indices DowJones30, S&P500 and Nasdaq may be affected by the result of these publiions.



    Wednesday

    The price indexes of the UK, Eurozone, and Canada are essential to assess the nature of the inflationary upsurge at the global level. Traders of the euro, pound, and Canadian dollar will be very attentive to this figure. Furthermore, the central bank of China meets and could make a monetary policy decision.



    Thursday

    The Philadelphia Fed index is usually a market-moving number and is widely followed by currency traders. Earnings from leading companies such as PayPal and are published.



    Friday

    The German IFO and UK and Canadian retail sales are the leading indiors we will have by the end of the week. Undoubtedly essential data for the euro, the pound, and the Canadian dollar market.



    The volatile nature of the financial markets may cause a change in the scheduling, and/or the forecasts for economic events, indiors, earnings reports. Due to external factors which are beyond reach, CAPEX.com cannot be held accountable for any losses incurred due to complete or partial reliance on this calendar.

    Calendar Sources: investing.com, fxstreet.com
    Last edited by Capex; 18-10-21 at 09:48 AM.

  7. #7
    Top tech giants earning reports and central banks meetings

    The Week Ahead: 25-29 October, 2021

    This week comes loaded with earnings releases from top tech stocks, decisive data for the price of North American indices, especially the Nasdaq. Also, the European and Canadian central banks will meet to take decisions on their monetary policies.

    Monday

    The German IFO leading indior will show us the business expectations in the main country of the European Union. In the afternoon, we will have the quarter results of Facebook, one of the biggest companies of the Nasdaq.



    Tuesday

    US Consumer Confidence is a figure followed by traders of both stock indices and forex due to its relevance in the valuation of the North American economy. Microsoft and Alphabet (Google) will publish their results, undoubtedly of great significance if you trade North American indices.



    Wednesday

    The Australian CPI data will help you assess the evolution of inflation in a country closely linked to raw materials, data that can impact the price of the Australian dollar. One more relevant event is the Central bank of Canada meeting, another country related to commodities and oil.



    Thursday

    The European Central Bank decides on its monetary policy. No changes are expected, but they may give clues about the future of interest rates in the eurozone. If you trade the euro, you should follow this event. Two tech giants with the highest market capitalization, Apple and Amazon, will post their earnings today.



    Friday

    In addition to the German GDP and the European CPI data, the price data preferred by the Fed, personal consumption expenditure, is published. It can be a good indior for the start of tapering, which is the market's primary focus. Two significant stocks in the oil sector will publish results. It will be interesting for traders to know what impact the rise in the price of crude has had on their income statement.



    The volatile nature of the financial markets may cause a change in the scheduling, and/or the forecasts for economic events, indiors, earnings reports. Due to external factors which are beyond reach, CAPEX.com cannot be held accountable for any losses incurred due to complete or partial reliance on this calendar.

    Calendar Sources: investing.com, fxstreet.com

  8. #8
    Tapering has officially begun!

    The Week Ahead: 8-12 November, 2021



    Following the Fed's decision to start tapering, the market will be more focused on inflation figures and leading indiors to assess whether the central bank needs to speed up the process or not. This week, inflation data will be published for the USA and other major economies, along with leading indiors like the University of Michigan index.

    Monday

    The week begins with an indior of investor confidence in Europe and with the publiion of PayPal earnings.



    Tuesday

    The first price data of the week in the United States, the producer price index, will be released in addition to the German economic sentiment indior ZEW. This indior will inform us about the state of the German economy, something you should consider if you trade the DAX or the euro. Also, the WASDE report on agricultural markets' demand and supply, is an essential piece of information if you trade any of the agricultural commodities. Wheat, soybean, corn.



    Wednesday


    The US CPI is now highly relevant for the Fed's future steps. Therefore, it may affect the US dollar, Treasury bonds, and also stock indices. The CPI data for China and Germany will also be released.



    Thursday

    UK manufacturing production and GDP data will be essential if you trade the pound. Later, OPEC's monthly report is made public, relevant in this time when oil is beginning to show signs of vulnerability.



    Friday

    The JOLT's job opening data is increasingly followed by traders as a leading indior of the labor market in the United States, which is the Fed's primary goal. The consumer expectations from the University of Michigan is a figure to which forex traders pay great attention.



    The volatile nature of the financial markets may cause a change in the scheduling, and/or the forecasts for economic events, indiors, earnings reports. Due to external factors which are beyond reach, CAPEX.com cannot be held accountable for any losses incurred due to complete or partial reliance on this calendar.

    Calendar Sources: investing.com, fxstreet.com

  9. #9
    A stellar earning season is coming to an end

    The Week Ahead: 15-19 November, 2021

    US Stocks remain near their all-time highs. The earnings season is winding down, with another 598 companies on deck for this week. It has been a spectacular earnings season, and stocks have soared in response. We will also get macro data from major countries that are usually followed closely by investors.

    Monday

    The Chinese industrial production is a good barometer of the evolution of the world economy. Stock market traders will be watching this figure. The NY Manufacturing Empire State will be published later with particular relevance for the foreign exchange market.



    Tuesday

    Data such as British employment, European GDP, or US retail sales are figures that affect the monetary policy decisions of these countries and, therefore, their currencies and stock markets.



    Wednesday

    After the rise in the US CPI (Consumer Price Index), the market wants to know if the same thing will happen in the United Kingdom, Europe, or Canada. In addition, the earnings of two major technology companies (Nvidia and Cisco), are to be published.



    Thursday


    The Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index is one of the figures that serves as a guide to assess the evolution of the manufacturing sector in the United States. It influences global sentiment and overall equity optimism, especially in the currency market.



    Friday

    The UK and Canadian retail sales will serve to understand the evolution of domestic demand, one of the factors that central banks take into account. Traders will follow these releases closely, as these are the two countries that have shown more inclination to raise interest rates in the near future.


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