08:00CHTrade BalanceLow Impact
Period: 3Forecast: -Previous: 2.62BlnActual: -

About this Event:

The trade balance is a country’s total exports minus its imports of goods and services over the measured period of time. A positive figure means the country is running a trade surplus while a negative number shows a deficit.

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08:45FRBusiness Climate IndexLow Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 96Previous: 95Actual: -

About this Event:

This indicator gauges the prevailing sentiment among business leaders in the euro zone. The survey is based on participant’s expectations for new orders and a general impression on the economic situation.

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10:00DEIfo Business Climate IndexMedium Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 110.4Previous: 110.7Actual: -

About this Event:

The IFO index shows the stability of the German economy. The IFO surveys over 7,000 companies in Germany to obtain their opinion of the current business situation. It is released towards the end of the month. A rising index shows the possibility of increase in production during the coming months.

Ifo Business Climate Index: Historical Data:

10:00DEIfo ExpectationsMedium Impact
Period: 4Forecast: 105.8Previous: 106.4Actual: -

Ifo Expectations: Historical Data:

14:30USContinuing Jobless ClaimsMedium Impact
Period: 15Forecast: 2.74MlnPrevious: 2.739MlnActual: -

About this Event:

Continuing claims refers to the total number of jobless people who qualify for unemployment benefits. The people that are considered for this data must be covered by unemployment insurance and who currently receive benefits. This excludes those not eligible for insurance and/or those who have lost their entitlement to receive benefits.

Continuing Jobless Claims: Historical Data:

14:30USWeekly Jobless ClaimsHigh Impact
Period: 16Forecast: 315000Previous: 304000Actual: -

About this Event:

This figure measures the number of Americans filing for jobless benefits in the previous week. It is published by the Labor Departments and is an important leading indicator on the overall state and health of the economy and labor market.

Weekly Jobless Claims: Historical Data:

14:30USDurable Goods OrdersHigh Impact
Period: 3Forecast: 2%Previous: 2.2%Actual: -

About this Event:

It is an important leading indicator and can serve as an excellent indication for future manufacturing activity. Durable goods have a life expectancy of at least three years and therefore represent a significant part of business investment spending.

Durable Goods Orders: Historical Data: