"Economic Data" Posts

Delayed NFP Report This Tuesday After Government Shutdown

By Lawrence

Be ready for major messy price actions as US government is about to give us a completely confusing Non-Farm Payroll Report on October 22, 2013 this coming Tuesday. First, the data is likely to be a mess. Is it the original data collected as of the last cut off day? Or does it incorporate the […]

No NFP Report This Friday Oct 4, 2013

By Lawrence

Just  a reminder that due to the US government shutdown there will be no NFP report by this Friday. It is an event shock thus NFP bias will be affected.

Another Reuters Special Treat For Traders: The University of Michigan Surveys Of Consumers

By Lawrence

Time and again I mentioned in my real-time chat that the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers is not a public economic report. A proprietary research report is something owned by a private company. It has the rights and discretions to disclose the information anyway it wants to. In this case, Reuters have exclusive rights […]