FF Blog: Introducing Calendar Live Data
For 19 years the Forex Factory Calendar has been your steadfast ally, delivering precise and prompt economic data while serving as the backbone of countless trading strategies. Today, we're pleased to announce the most notable upgrade to your Calendar experience since its inception: Live Data. Live data on the Calendar significantly improves the speed and ease of data delivery, ensuring you'll receive accurate economic data as fast as it's made available and without any need to refresh the page. Simply watch the data appear in real time, with zero delay. Goodbye refresh button! It's been an honor. We love to hear ... (full story)
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In the week ending June 17, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 264,000, unchanged from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was ...
Ladies and gentlemen, A good ten years ago, on June 14, 2013, economics professors who were formerly employed by the Deutsche Bundesbank founded the Stable Money Action Group. At ...
The U.S. current-account deficit, which reflects the combined balances on trade in goods and services and income flows between U.S. residents and residents of other countries, ...
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tweet at 9:02am: BoE’s Bailey: We’re Not Seeking to Precipitate a Recession tweet at 9:05am: Bank Of England’s Bailey: We Cannot Continue To Have The Current Level Of Wage Increases - I'll Do What It Takes To Cut Inflation tweet at 9:04am: BOE GOV. BAILEY: WE ARE NOT SIGNALLING WHAT WILL COME NEXT ON RATES.
Thank you, President Mester. It is really a pleasure to be here in Cleveland to join you for this Fed Listens event. I'm especially pleased to be a part of today's discussions about how the economy continues to evolve in the post-pandemic environment.1 I find that I learn the most valuable information about economic conditions from those who are actually on the ground and working directly in the economy, so I am really looking forward to hearing from today's panelists to learn from their experiences and perspectives. As those of you here today know, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met last week to discuss the economy and expectations for economic activity. I'll begin the discussion with my views on the evolution of the U.S. economy since the onset of the pandemic and on the implications of those developments for the FOMC's congressionally mandated goals of maximum employment and stable prices. After the initial phases of the pandemic and the lockdowns and forced closures of most businesses, we saw strengthening economic activity accompanied by unacceptably high and persistent inflation. Over the past several years, as economic activity has continued to normalize, one consistent strength has been the resilience of the labor market. Jobs have grown at a solid pace, wages have increased for many workers, and we've seen continued low unemployment. On the other side of our mandate, price stability, the U.S. economy experienced the most significant inflation in 40 years, reaching a peak of over 9 percent last year. The FOMC has made progress in lowering inflation, but de tweet at 9:57am: FED'S BOWMAN: FURTHER POLICY RATE INCREASES WILL BE REQUIRED TO ACHIEVE SUFFICIENTLY RESTRICTIVE LEVEL AND CONTROL INFLATION. tweet at 9:58am: Fed's Bowman: - We will look for inflation on a consistent downward path in deciding appropriate policy steps at coming meetings -A level of inflation is still unacceptably high - I want to see signs inflation is on a consistent downward path.
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. declined by 0.7 percent in May 2023 to 106.7 (2016=100), following a decline of 0.6 percent in April. The LEI is ...