US Core Retail Sales m/m 07/16/12 (+31 pips)

8:30am (NY Time) US Core Retail Sales Forecast 0.1% Previous -0.4% Definition “(Retail Sales Core) Derivative of Retail Sales that excludes the Automobile Sales component. Automobile Sales make up roughly 25% of Retail Sales, but they can be very volatile from month to month and can distort the picture. Retail Sales with the exclusion of […]

Methods of News Trading: 3. Pre-News Trading

  Three Ways to Trade Fundamental News:   3. Pre-News Trading We enter the market 5 minutes before the news release. We base our entry on market sentiment and fundamental trend of the currency pair. We will always trade the direction of the Technical Trend. If the news release goes our way, we can make […]

US Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) News Trade 04/06/12 (+24 pips)

DEFINITION The US Non-Farm Employment Change measures the change in number of employed people during the previous month, excluding the farming industry. A rising trend has a positive effect on the nation´s currency. Job creation is an important indicator of economic health because consumer spending, which is highly correlated with labor conditions, makes up a […]

US Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) News Trade 02/03/12 (+69 pips)

DEFINITION The US Non-Farm Employment Change measures the change in number of employed people during the previous month, excluding the farming industry. A rising trend has a positive effect on the nation´s currency. Job creation is an important indicator of economic health because consumer spending, which is highly correlated with labor conditions, makes up a […]

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