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  • Article / 2 hours ago

    3 Numbers: Eurozone consumer confidence set to hold steady in February

    editor/analyst / CapitalSpectator.com
    United States
    3 Numbers: Eurozone consumer confidence set to hold steady in February
    Retail spending has taken a post-Brexit vote hit in the UK. However British manufacturing seems to be weathering the post-vote era, with only a modest decline expected for the CBI Industrial Trends Orders Index for February. Meanwhile the European Commission’s Consumer Confidence Indicator is on track to hold steady this month. And turning to the leading EU economy, further declines in the German 10-year yield will signal renewed concern about the Eurozone.
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  • Calendar event / Wednesday at 9:30 GMT

    GB UK monthly unemployment figures

    forecast
    actual
    High Jobless Claimants % of Workforce
    2.1%
    High Jobless Claimants-Adj
    +2000
    -42400
    Med Avg Earnings Ex-Bonuses, 3-Mo
    +2.7%
    +2.6%
    Med Unemployment Rate, 3-Mo
    4.8%
    4.8%
    Med Unemployment, Net Chg, 3-Mo
    -7000
  • Article / Wednesday at 5:53 GMT

    3 Numbers: Annual US consumer inflation on track to hit five-year high

    editor/analyst / CapitalSpectator.com
    United States
    3 Numbers: Annual US consumer inflation on track to hit five-year high
    The claimant count in the UK is likely to inch up for January, but with unemployment so low, the rise won't weigh on markets. In the US, annualised headline CPI should reach a five-year high. Meanwhile retail spending is expected to have slowed to a crawl in January, but the shopping trend should still hold at a moderate pace in year-on-year terms.
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  • Calendar event / Tuesday at 9:30 GMT

    GB UK producer prices

    forecast
    actual
    High Output PPI, Y/Y%
    +3.2%
    +3.5%
    Med Core Output PPI, M/M%
    +0.5%
    Med Input PPI, M/M%
    +1.7%
    Med Core Output PPI, Y/Y%
    +2.2%
    +2.4%
    Med Input PPI, Y/Y%
    +18%
    +20.5%
    Med Output PPI, M/M%
    +0.6%
  • Calendar event / Tuesday at 9:30 GMT

    GB UK monthly inflation figures

    forecast
    actual
    High CPI, Y/Y%
    +1.9%
    +1.8%
    High Core CPI, Y/Y%
    +1.7%
    +1.6%
    High Retail Price Idx, Y/Y%
    +2.6%
    Med CPI, M/M%
    -0.5%
    -0.5%
    Med Core CPI, M/M%
    -1%
    Med Retail Price Idx, M/M%
    -0.6%
  • Calendar event / 10 February 2017 at 9:30 GMT

    GB UK trade

    forecast
    actual
    Med Global Goods-SA (GBP)
    -11.6B
    -10.9B
    Med Non-EU Goods-SA (GBP)
    -2.1B
  • Article / 03 February 2017 at 14:02 GMT

    The end of the beginning?

    Head of Trading / The ECU Group plc
    United Kingdom
    The end of the beginning?
    The Bank of England has released its "Super Thursday" data bonanza and it would appear that the bank feels we are entering a new stage of the UK's post-Brexit circumstance.
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  • Article / 03 February 2017 at 6:00 GMT

    3 Numbers: US jobs just moderately good, or 'great again'?

    Blogger / MoreLiver's Daily
    Finland
    3 Numbers: US jobs just moderately good, or 'great again'?
    The week is about to end with severe confusion about Donald Trump's presidency, but investors haven't thrown in the towel yet. The January jobs data could increase expectations that the Fed will hike rates in March. In UK, the services sector sentiment is likely to stall after rapid increases, but in the US, sentiment still has some room to improve.
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