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    Trading Discussion Canada Core CPI m/m September 15 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the price of goods and services from the consumer's perspective. It is a key way to measure changes in purchasing trends and inflation. A higher than expected reading is positive/bullish for the CAD, while a lower...
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    Trading Discussion United States Non-Farm Employment Change September 3 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The headline data of Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) reflects the change in the number of people employed during the previous month. A higher number of people employed is good for the US economy and would create a buying opportunity on the USD. Vice versa, a lower...
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    Trading Discussion Norway Rate Decision August 19 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The Norges Bank decision on where to set the benchmark interest rate. Traders watch interest rate changes closely as short term interest rates are the primary factor in currency valuation. A higher than expected rate is positive/bullish for the NOK, while...
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    Trading Discussion United States Non-Farm Employment Change August 6 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The headline data of Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) reflects the change in the number of people employed during the previous month. A higher number of people employed is good for the US economy and would create a buying opportunity on the USD. Vice versa, a lower...
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    Trading Discussion United States Crude Oil Inventories August 4 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The data indicates the number of crude oil barrels held by commercial firms in the US; this inventory is taken weekly and indicates increases or decreases needed in supply, affecting the price. A Positive number is bad for the oil price and vice versa...
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    Trading Discussion United States Crude Oil Inventories July 28 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The data indicates the number of crude oil barrels held by commercial firms in the US; this inventory is taken weekly and indicates increases or decreases needed in supply, affecting the price. A Positive number is bad for the oil price and vice versa...
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    Trading Discussion United States Crude Oil Inventories June 30 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The data indicates the number of crude oil barrels held by commercial firms in the US; this inventory is taken weekly and indicates increases or decreases needed in supply, affecting the price. A Positive number is bad for the oil price and vice versa...
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    Trading Discussion The week ahead. 28 June 2021

    The week ahead. 28 June 2021 In the week ahead, I'll be looking closely at the following releases. 30 June 2021 13:15 GMT US ADP Non-Farm Employment Change 30 June 2021 15:30 GMT US Crude Oil Inventories 01 July 2021 08:30 GMT Swedish Interest rate 01 July 2021 15:00 GMT US ISM...
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    Trading Discussion United States US Markt Manu PMI June 23 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? Manufacturing PMI data is a survey of a wide range of private sector business purchasing managers. The data is an excellent forward-looking indicator to the state of the private sector business. Purchasing managers affect most areas of the economy like...
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    Trading Discussion Germany German Flash Manufacturing PMI June 23 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? PMI Manufacturing data is a survey of a wide range number of private sector business leaders, the results of the survey are released towards the end of the month and therefore become a good forward-looking indicator to the state of the private sector...
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    Trading Discussion Hungary HUF Interest Rate June 22 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The Hungarian National Bank Monetary Policy Committee's decision on where to set the benchmark interest rate. Traders watch interest rate changes closely as short term interest rates are the primary factor in currency valuation. A higher than expected...
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    Trading Discussion Weekly Summary!! 21 June 2021

    Last week I set up for four trades with no deviations on three of those. I triggered on Australian employment data, but other factors overshadowed this, and the outcome wasn't as expected. Check out my previous post for a full explanation. Still, I'll draw a line and move on. Remember to take...
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    Trading Discussion United States Crude Oil Inventories June 16 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The data indicates the number of crude oil barrels held by commercial firms in the US; this inventory is taken weekly and indicates increases or decreases needed in supply, affecting the price. A Positive number is bad for the oil price and vice versa...
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    Trading Discussion United States Non-Farm Employment Change June 4 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The headline data of Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) reflects the change in the number of people employed during the previous month. A higher number of people employed is good for the US economy and would create a buy on the USD. Vice versa, a lower number would...
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    Trading Discussion United States Crude Oil Inventories June 3 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The data indicates the number of crude oil barrels held by commercial firms in the US; this inventory is taken weekly and indicates increases or decreases needed in supply, affecting the price. A Positive number is bad for the oil price and vice versa...
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    Trading Discussion United States Crude Oil Inventories May 26 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The data indicates the number of crude oil barrels held by commercial firms in the US; this inventory is taken weekly and indicates increases or decreases needed in supply, affecting the price. A Positive number is bad for the oil price and vice versa...
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    Trading Discussion Hungary HUF Interest Rate May 25 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The Hungarian National Bank Monetary Policy Committee's decision on where to set the benchmark interest rate. Traders watch interest rate changes closely as short term interest rates are the primary factor in currency valuation. A higher than expected...
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    Trading Discussion Weekly Summary!! 24 May 2021

    There's nothing much to report from last week. No trades hit. I did have a slight amendment to my planned trades, setting up an additional Aussie trade, Wage price index. (WPI) which I've been watching for a while and have seen some reactions recently. I always trade on the conservative side...
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    Trading Discussion United States Crude Oil Inventories May 19 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The data indicates the number of crude oil barrels held by commercial firms in the US; this inventory is taken weekly and indicates increases or decreases needed in supply, affecting the price. A Positive number is bad for the oil price and vice versa...
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    Trading Discussion Australia AU WPI (Q/Q) May 19 2021

    What does the data mean to the market? The Wage Price Index measures the change in the price businesses, and the government pay for labour, excluding bonuses. It is a leading indicator of consumer price inflation. A higher than expected number should be taken as positive/bullish for the AUD...
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