Tag: Economic news calendar

Weekly Outlook for September 12-16

Following the sharp decline in crude oil prices by the end of the week, along with the appreciation of the US dollar against major currencies including the Euro and CAD, there are many questions regarding the direction of major commodities…

Weekly Outlook for September 5-9

The second week of September will bring to the table many decisions and news items that could affect not only the forex market, but also the stock market commodities market. These news items and decisions include: the ECB rate decision,…

Weekly Outlook for August 29- September 2

This upcoming week will start with all eyes towards the East coast of the US and the ramifications of Hurricane Irene. The last week of August will also present many items on the agenda that could affect commodities, forex and…

Weekly Outlook for August 22-26

The second week of high volatility in the financial markets has ended, and the upcoming week may continue this trend. There are many news items on the agenda for the upcoming week including, among others, the Bernanke speech, US mortgage…

Weekly outlook for August 15-19

The high volatility in the financial markets  during last week subsided by the end of the week; this volatility was stem by the news of Standard & Poor’s downgrading the US credit rating from AAA to +AA for the first…

Weekly outlook for August 8-12

The major news over the weekend came from the US when Standard & Poor’s downgraded the US credit rating from AAA to +AA for the first time in US history. The US treasury department already reacted to this news and…

Weekly outlook for August 1-5

The talks over raising the US debt ceiling have ended yesterday with a raise of $2.1 trillion. Now that this issue was resolved, the aftermath will start including whether rating agencies will downgrade the US credit rating. This week there are…

Weekly outlook for July 25-29

Following last week’s meeting between Germany and France’s leaders, in which they have reached an agreement about the bailout of the Greek debt, all eyes are set to the United States and the deliberations between Obama and the Republicans over…

Weekly outlook for July 18-22

In the upcoming week the indicators regarding the US housing market will be published such as the US housing starts; Canadian rate will be decided; US TIC long term purchases; Ben Bernanke to testify and many more news items are…

Weekly outlook for July 11-15

This upcoming week entails many news items, including (among others) the US and Canadian trade balance reports, Ben Bernanke to testify, the Chinese GDP second quarter report will be published and the BOJ rate decision.  Here is an economic news…