Fundamentals for the week ahead


Today we look at the main fundamentals for the week ahead!


French and German PMI surveys. French, Italian, Finnish, Portuguese, and Cypriot consumer prices. Italian, Belgian, Dutch, Spanish, and Irish trade balances. Belgian and Irish consumer confidence. Austrian and Italian current accounts. Dutch and Cypriot unemployment. Ifo Institute survey of German business sentiment and French business confidence. German wholesale prices and producer prices. Ireland’s construction PMI, Greek import prices, Portuguese PPI, and Finnish GDP.

The U.K.

British PMI surveys, CPI, PPI, car sales, retail sales, consumer confidence.

The U.S. 

Quarterly current account. Monthly Philly Fed, Empire State, and K.C. Fed manufacturing surveys, retail sales, industrial production, import prices, housing starts, NAHB housing market index, building permits, capacity utilization, Treasury-compiled capital flows, and index of leading economic indicators. Weekly jobless insurance claims, chain store sales, energy inventories, consumer comfort, and chain store sales.

Trade safe!