Here are a number of Economic Indicators out of the United States; after all, this is the world’s largest economy. These are the most widely watched indicators you must be aware of for your CFD online trading.
|Total number of paid US workers excluding government and farm employees.
|Released first Friday of every month.
|Trade Balance or US Trade Deficit
|The total difference in value between exports and imports.
|Released every month on the 10th at 8:30 EST.
|CPI (Consumer Price Index)
|A gauge of consumer inflation based on a fixed basket of good. Does not include food and energy.
|Released every month on the 15th at 8:30 am EST.
|Manufacturing ISM Report
|A report of US factory manufacturing, released by the Institute for Supply Management.
|Released on the first business day of every month at 10:00 EST.
|Michigan Consumer Confidence
|A gauge of consumer confidence in the US economy. This survey is based on a monthly survey of 5,000 US homes.
|Preliminary report released on the 15th day of every month. The final report is released on the final Tuesday of the month.
|GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
|The total output of goods and services produced in the country. Quarterly and yearly numbers released.
|Every month the quarterly data is calculated and released to the public at the end of the month.
|New Orders for Durable Goods
|Shows what durable goods orders are placed with manufacturers for both immediate and future deliveries.
|This indicator is seasonally adjusted.
|PPI – Finished Goods
|Measures inflation at the producer level. This does not include services.
|Around the 15th of every month.
|US Unemployment Rate (%)
|The number of those unemployed in the US, as a percentage of the total workforce (not including those not seeking employment).
|First Thursday every month.
|Residential Building Permits
|Permits provided for constructing new homes for single and multi-family units.
|Third Tuesday Every month.
|Measures production in US factories, mines and utilities. Measures capacity, available resources and growth.
|Third Tuesday of every month.
|The number of new homes whose construction was initiated during the reported period.
|Around the 17th of every month.