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National Income and Product Accounts Gross Domestic Product: First Quarter 2017 (Second Estimate) Corporate Profits: First Quarter 2017 (Preliminary Estimate) Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 1.2 percent in the first quarter of 2017 (table 1), according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Anal...
Weekly Trading Forecast: Potent Event Risk Portends Volatility
Financial markets face a steady stream of heavy duty scheduled event risk that is likely to make for ample volatility across the asset spectrum in the week ahead. US Dollar Forecast: US Dollar Faces Trial By Fire as Top Tier Data Hits the Wires The US Dollar faces a challenging week ahead as a steady stream of top-tier economic data and lingering p...
Pound in Free Fall on Election Jitters
The free fall in the Pound is seen as a result of heightened uncertainty over the election in June. Latest YouGov poll published late on Thursday showed that 43% voters plan to vote for Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party. That compares to the support for Labour Party at 38%. That is, just a mere 5% lead. Back in April when May announce...
ZEW Lectures on Economic Policy on 3 November 2016 Title: The Strange Economics of Event Ticket Sales: A Survey Location: ZEW, L 7,1 D-68161 Mannheim The paper assesses the consumer protection measures applying to resale of tickets for sporting, entertainment and cultural events in the UK through secondary ticketing facilities.The lecture is based
FOR RELEASE: October 3, 2016 DO NOT CONFUSE THIS NATIONAL REPORT with the various regional purchasing reports released across the country. The national report's information reflects the entire United States, while the regional reports contain primarily regional data from their local vicinities. Also, the information in the regional reports is not u
The Economic Census is the U.S. government's official five-year measure of American business and the economy. Basic enumerations of population, housing units, group quarters and transitory locations conducted by the Census Bureau at the request of a governmental unit. Collects data and measures change for many topics including: economic well-being,
An uptick in business conditions in September means Asia’s manufacturing economy reported its first expansion for one-and-a-half years in the third quarter. Although only marginal, the improvement suggests that regional manufacturing conditions are steadying, albeit with significant variations in performance across the continent. The Asia Manufactu
Faster growth in Taiwanese manufacturing activity indicates that momentum in the economy has picked up during the third quarter. Increasing order book inflows was a highlight in September, with rising export demand a key driver of growth. With Taiwan’s economy dominated by trade and manufacturing, the survey data suggest that gross domestic product
The week sees the release of PMI results which will provide data watchers with the first complete picture of global economic trends over the third quarter as a whole. In the US, the policy debate is likely to continue with non-farm payroll numbers and factory orders data released. Meanwhile, industrial production figures are published in Germany, F
The euro strengthened against the other major rivals in the European session on Monday, as Eurozone manufacturing growth accelerated as estimated in September. Data from Markit showed that the Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 52.6, in line with flash estimate, from 51.7 in August. Germany led the way, with its PMI rising to a three-month high, Ma
The New Zealand dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Monday, as traders remain nervous ahead of the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction due to take place on Tuesday night. At the previous GlobalDairyTrade auction held on September 20, the average price for whole milk powder fell for the first time since July. Trade
The British pound continued to be weak against most major currencies in the Asian session on Monday, after British Prime Minister Theresa May said that she will start the process for the U.K. to leave the European Union in the first quarter of 2017. Speaking to the delegates at her Conservative Party's annual conference on Sunday, British Prime Min
The Japanese yen weakened against the other major currencies in the Asian session on Monday amid rising risk appetite, as worries about Deutsche Bank eased following reports that the German lender's hefty U.S. fine could be reduced by more than half. Meanwhile, investors also digested the Bank of Japan's quarterly Tankan survey, which showed that c