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Flash PMI Data Dump Set For Tuesday. Mixed U.S. Data on Monday. Mixed Markets

Flash PMI Data Dump Set For Tuesday. Mixed U.S. Data on Monday. Mixed Markets
December 16, 2014 .00:00:GMT
 TOP NEWS ITEMS: JP- flash PMI, CN- HSBC flash PMI, EZ- flash PMIs, GB-CPIs, DE- ZEW, US- Housing Starts & Permits, flash Markit Mfg PMI

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15 December-- 16:30 GMT- Current Market Conditions
Markets are in a mixed RISK OFF posture late Monday as markets digested Japanese Lower House elections with PM Abe receiving a veto-proof majority. The "Sydney Siege" has distracted  trading late in Europe and in the N.Y. morning.  Many expect the Fed will set the stage for 2015 rate hikes on Wednesday. 

  • In forex, the USD is trading mixed . The EUR is mixed on its key crosses  
  • The Commodity Currencies (AUD, CAD and NZD) are mixed vs. the USD. Gold is down and oil prices are lower.
  • In the Far East, equities closed mostly lower. The Japanese 10-yr JGB yield is 0.380%. -3 bp.
  • Key European bourses are closing lower. The 10-yr bund yield is 0.627%, 0bp. The U.K. yield is 1.818%, +1.7bp. European peripheral bond yields are lower.
  • The U.S 10-yr note yield is 2.113%, +2.8bp Equities are mixed.
The heat map color scheme of interest rates reflects yields.

Weekly Trading Planner Top Items (GMT):  
    1:35 JP MFG flash PMI Key current sentiment survey
    1:45 CN HSBC flash PMI Key current sentiment survey
    8:00 FR MFG PMI flash Key current sentiment survey
    8:00 FR SVC PMI flash Key current sentiment survey
    8:28 DE MFG PMI flash Key current sentiment survey
    8:28 DE SVC PMI flash Key current sentiment survey
    8:58 EZ flash MFG PMI Key current sentiment survey
    8:58 EZ flash SVC PMI Key current sentiment survey
    9:30 GB CPI  BOE targets inflation
    13:30 US House Starts/Permits housing indicator
    14:45 US Mfg MKt PMI flash Key current sentiment survey
    9:30 GB Claimant Count k Mar Jobs & earnings
    9:30 GB BOE Minutes
    10:00 EZ HICP Final November figures
    13:30 US Current Account Broadest Trade Measure
    13:30 US CPI Fed targets inflation
    16:00 US EIA Crude mn top oil indicator
    19:00 FRB Fed Rates extended time period?
    0:00 THURSDAY
    9:00 DE IFO Climate top German survey
    9:30 GB Ret Sls mm consumer demand
    13:30 US Initial Claims current job indicator
    14:45 US Markit SVC PMI flash Key current sentiment survey
    15:00 US Philly Fed Key current sentiment survey
    4:30 JP Bank of Japan policy decision
    5:00 JP Lead Indicators composite indicator
    13:30 CA BOC CPI BOC targets inflation
    13:30 CA Retail Sales consumer demand

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Time  Imp Country Title Cons Last
15/12/14 21:00 B US TIC L-T Flows n/a 164.3
16/12/14 0:00 A TUESDAY
16/12/14 1:35 A JP flash PMI n/a 52
16/12/14 1:45 A CN HSBC flash PMI 49.8 50
16/12/14 8:00 A FR MFG PMI flash 48.6 48.6
16/12/14 8:00 A FR SVC PMI flash 48.5 48.5
16/12/14 8:28 A DE MFG PMI flash 50.3 49.5
16/12/14 8:28 A DE SVC PMI flash 52.5 52.1
16/12/14 8:58 A EZ flash MFG PMI 50.5 50.1
16/12/14 8:58 A EZ flash SVC PMI 51.5 51.1
16/12/14 9:30 A GB CPI mm 0.00% 0.10%
16/12/14 9:30 A GB CPI yy 1.20% 1.30%
16/12/14 9:30 A GB RPI-X 2.30% 2.40%
16/12/14 9:30 B GB C-Out PPI y -0.60% -0.50%
16/12/14 10:00 B DE ZEW Conditions 5 3.3
16/12/14 10:00 B DE ZEW Expectations 20 11.5
16/12/14 13:30 A US House Starts 1035 1009
16/12/14 13:30 A US House Permits 1050 1080
16/12/14 14:45 A US Mfg MKt PMI flash 56 54.8
16/12/14 21:30 C US Weekly Energy n/a n/a
17/12/14 0:00 A WEDNESDAY
17/12/14 9:30 A GB ILO Unemploy 5.90% 6.00%
17/12/14 9:30 A GB Avg Earn x-bonus 1.60% 1.30%
17/12/14 9:30 A GB Avg Earn + bonus 1.20% 1.00%
17/12/14 9:30 A GB Claimant Count k Mar -20 -20.4
17/12/14 9:30 A GB BOE Minutes n/a n/a
17/12/14 10:00 A EZ HICP mm 0.00% 0.00%
17/12/14 10:00 A EZ HICP yy 0.30% 0.30%
17/12/14 10:00 A EZ HICP core y 0.70% 0.70%
17/12/14 12:00 C US WK Mortgage Stats n/a n/a
17/12/14 13:30 A US Current Account -97.5 -98.5
17/12/14 13:30 A US CPI m -0.10% 0.00%
17/12/14 13:30 A US CPI yy 1.50% 1.70%
17/12/14 13:30 A US core CPI m 0.10% 0.20%
17/12/14 13:30 A US core CPI yy 1.80% 1.80%
17/12/14 16:00 A US EIA Crude mn n/a 1.45
17/12/14 16:00 B US EIA Gasoline mn n/a 8.2
17/12/14 16:00 B US EIA Distillate mn n/a 5.5
17/12/14 16:00 B US EIA Cap Util n/a 95.40%
17/12/14 19:00 A FRB Fed Rates 0.25% 0.25%
17/12/14 19:30 A FRB Press Conference n/a n/a
18/12/14 0:00 A THURSDAY
18/12/14 9:00 A DE IFO Climate 105.5 104.7
18/12/14 9:00 A DE IFO Current n/a 110
18/12/14 9:00 A DE IFO Expectations n/a 99.7
18/12/14 9:30 A GB Ret Sls x-fuel mm 0.30% 0.80%
18/12/14 9:30 A GB Ret Sls X-fuel yy 4.50% 4.60%
18/12/14 9:30 A GB Ret Sls mm 0.40% 0.80%
18/12/14 9:30 A GB Ret Sls yy 4.40% 4.30%
18/12/14 13:30 A US Initial Claims 290 294
18/12/14 13:30 A US Cont Claims n/a 2.514
18/12/14 14:45 A US Markit SVC PMI flash n/a n/a
18/12/14 15:00 A US Philly Fed 26 40.8
18/12/14 15:00 B US Lead Ind 0.50% 0.90%
18/12/14 15:30 C US Nat Gas bcf n/a -51


See the FOREX FORUM. for actual data, selected charts, etc.) and  comments from experienced traders to events as they happen.

John M. BlandJohn M. Bland is a founding partner of He was a FX consultant to major corporations. He has also been a institutional forex trader, FX analyst for a blue chip Fed watching service and an author. John has an MBA in Finance and a BA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.
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