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Financial Calendar - Indicators

What are Economic Indicators?

8 February 2016
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
.
15:30
Canada
Build Permits
December
%
 
-19.6
11.3
Build Permits
The number of new building projects authorized for construction. Because receiving a Building Permit is the first step in the construction process, the figure is used as the earliest indicator for developments in the housing market.
 
17:00
United States
Employment Trend
January
 
 
129.3
128.93
9 February 2016
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
.
09:00
Germany
Industrial Output m/m
December
%
0.4
-0.3
 
Industrial Output m/m
Measures changes in the volume of output produced by the manufacturing, mining, and utility sectors. Measured on a monthly basis
 
.
09:00
Germany
Exports
December
%
0.5
0.4
 
Exports
A country’s exports reflect the value of goods and services that were shipped to another country.
 
.
09:00
Germany
Imports
December
%
-0.5
1.6
 
Imports
A country’s imports reflect the value of goods and services that were purchased from another country.
 
.
11:30
United Kingdom
Trade Balance non-EU
December
Bln
-2.6
-2.45
 
Trade Balance non-EU
A gauge of Britain's trade with countries outside of Europe.
 
.
11:30
United Kingdom
Trade Balance
December
Bln
-10.4
-10.64
 
Trade Balance
The difference between exports and imports of goods and services.
 
.
14:00
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Contract Expiry - GAS (GAS)
February
 
 
 
 
Contract Expiry - GAS (GAS)
GAS (GAS) All open positions and limit orders will be closed at this time.
 
.
15:55
United States
Redbook mm
w/e
%
 
-1.5
 
Redbook mm
An index that reflects the same-store sales of a group of companies that account for roughly 85% of the department store category in the Census Bureau's monthly retail sales report.
 
.
15:55
United States
Redbook yy
w/e
%
 
0.8
 
Redbook yy
An index that reflects the same-store sales of a group of companies that account for roughly 85% of the department store category in the Census Bureau's monthly retail sales report.
 
.
17:00
United States
Wholesale Inventories
December
%
-0.2
-0.3
 
Wholesale Inventories
The stock of unsold goods held by wholesalers. High Wholesale Inventories indicate that unsold goods are piling up, suggesting that retailers are facing lagging consumer demand and unwilling to purchase goods.
 
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