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Financial Calendar – Indicators

What are Economic Indicators?

24 April 2014
Location
Indicator
Period
Unit
Forecast
Previous
Actual
06:00
Switzerland
Trade Balance
March
Mln
2139
2616
2050
Trade Balance
The difference between exports and imports of goods and services.
 
08:00
Germany
IFO Business Climate
April
 
110.5
110.7
111.2
08:00
Germany
IFO current Conditions
April
 
115.7
115.2
115.3
08:00
Germany
IFO Expectations
April
 
105.8
106.4
107.3
IFO Expectations
Based on firms' expectations for the next six months, where firms rate the future outlook as better, same, or worse.
 
10:00
United Kingdom
CBI distributive trades
April
 
17
13
30
12:30
United States
Durable Goods Orders
April
%
2
2.2
2.6
Durable Goods Orders
Durable Goods are manufactured goods that generally offer a long utility (lasting longer than at least one year)
 
12:30
United States
Durable Goods Orders Ex. Transport
April
%
0.6
0.1
2
12:30
United States
Initial Jobless Claims
w/e
k
310
304
329
Initial Jobless Claims
Measures the number of people who claim unemployment benefits, but are actively seeking work.
 
12:30
United States
Jobless 4-week Average
w/e
k
 
312
316.75
Jobless 4-week Average
Measures the 4 week average number of people who claim unemployment benefits, but are actively seeking work
 
12:30
United States
Jobless continuous claims
w/e
Mln
2.75
2.739
2.68
14:30
United States
Natural Gas Storage
w/e
Bln
40
24
 
Natural Gas Storage
Change in the number of cubic feet of natural gas held in underground storage during the past week
 
23:30
Japan
Core CPI y/y
April
%
2.8
1
 
Core CPI y/y
The Core Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the Change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers, excluding the eight most volatile items.
 
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