GDP_How to Trade GDP Report_1005

GDP or Gross Domestic Product represents the total monetary value of goods and services produced over a specified period of time in a country. In other words, GDP measures the overall productivity of a country's economy and is used to measure the level of growth and the economy's health in general. The GDP report is one of the many macroeconomi...

2018-02-26 John Benjamin Read more
BoJ_Tankan_0305

For any trader who has been trading the Japanese yen would have come across the Tankan surveys at some point in time. Although not as common as compared to other economic indicators, Japan's Tankan surveys are however taken seriously by market participants. So what is Japan's Tankan survey and what information does it hold for the Japanese econ...

2017-05-03 John Benjamin Read more
economic indicators

Economic indicators are dime a dozen and the markets react in its own way. While some economic reports cause sharp movements in prices, some economic reports are just ignored. It suffices to say that not all economic indicators are created equally. So what reports move the markets and what reports don’t? More importantly, why does the market som...

2016-12-06 John Benjamin Read more
Analysis for September 1st

The beginning of a new month is generally a busy time for the markets especially with important economic indicators such as unemployment rates and monetary policy decision meetings. This week, the currency markets will see a lot many economic releases from across the G7 major currencies. Here is a brief guide to the most important economic re...

2017-09-18 John Benjamin Read more