Archive for August 18th, 2016

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week

August 18, 2016

Jackson Hole Symposium: This annual event sponsored by the Kansas City Fed runs from August 25 to 27. This year’s theme is “Designing Resilient Monetary Policy Frameworks for the Future.” Scheduled Interest Rate Policy Meetings: Turkey, Iceland and Hungary. U.S. Data Releases: Revised GDP, new and existing home sales, the FHFA house price index, durable […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Pick-Up in Flow of Data Creates New Trading Incentives

August 18, 2016

Wednesday had seen a lull in statistical releases and a commensurate lackluster trading day. Thursday’s been a more interesting day from both vantage points. Released figures include Japanese trade and machine tool orders, Euroland consumer prices, current account and construction output, British retail sales, Australian labor statistics, and Chinese property prices. Investors also are reacting […] More