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RISK ON Posture to Start a Holiday Shortened Week. Key U.S. House Sales Figures Due

RISK ON Posture to Start a Holiday Shortened Week. Key U.S. House Sales Figures Due
December 22, 2014 10:10:GMT

 TOP NEWS ITEMS: US- Existing Homes Sales

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22 December-- 10:10 GMT- Current Market Conditions
Markets are in a  RISK ON posture early Monday in what will be generally a holiday-shortened week. This is a slow day on the data front,bu the U.S. calendar picks up on Tuesday and early Wednesday. 

  • In forex, the USD is trading mixed to weaker. The EUR is mostly higher on its key crosses  
  • The Commodity Currencies (AUD, CAD and NZD) are narrowly weaker vs. the USD. Gold and oil prices are up.
  • In the Far East, equities closed higher. The Japanese 10-yr JGB yield is 0.339%. -2.1 bp. Japanese Markets are closed Tuesday
  • Key European bourses are higher. The 10-yr bund yield is 0.595%, +0.1bp. The U.K. yield is 1.835%,  -1.3bp. European peripheral bond yields are lower.
  • The U.S 10-yr note yield is 2.155%, -0.7bp Equities are higher.
The heat map color scheme of interest rates reflects yields.

Weekly Trading Planner Top Items (GMT):  
    15:00 US Existing Homes top housing statistic
    JP Holiday
    9:30 GB GDP broadest economic statistic
    13:30 US GDP 3Q14p broadest economic statistic
    13:30 US PCE defl y Fed inflation target
    13:30 US Per Inc consumer earnings
    13:30 US Dur Goods industrial orders
    14:55 US U Mich final sentiment survey
    15:00 US New Homes Sales key housing statistic
    16:30 UST TRY 5-yr auction
    18:00 UST TRY 2-yr auction
    WEDNESDAY Christmas Eve
    13:30 US Initial Claims weekly jobs data
    15:30 US EIA Crude mn crude supplies
    18:00 UST TRY 7-yr auction
    US- Early Close
    THURSDAY Christmas
    AU Holiday
    CA Holiday
    CH Holiday
    EZ Holiday
    GB Holiday
    NZ Holiday
    US Holiday
    23:30 JP CPI key BOJ measure
    23:50 JP Retail Sales consumer demand
    FRIDAY Boxing Day
    AU Holiday
    CA Holiday
    CH Holiday
    EZ Holiday
    GB Holiday
    NZ Holiday
    4:30 JP Ind Out  production
    US- Early Close

calendarBe sure to refer daily to the Global-View Economic Calendar For key items (actual data, selected charts, etc.) as they are released.

Time  Imp Country Title Cons Last
22/12/14 15:00 B EZ Cons Conf prelim n/a -12
22/12/14 15:00 A US Existing Homes 5.2 5.25
23/12/14 0:00 A TUESDAY
23/12/14 0:00 A JP Holiday n/a n/a
23/12/14 9:30 A GB GDP QQ 0.80% 0.70%
23/12/14 9:30 A GB GDP YY 2.60% 3.00%
23/12/14 13:30 A US GDP 3Q14p 4.30% 3.90%
23/12/14 13:30 A US PCE defl y 2.00% 2.00%
23/12/14 13:30 A US Per Inc 0.50% 0.20%
23/12/14 13:30 A US Dur Goods 2.90% 0.30%
23/12/14 13:30 A US D/G ex-trans 1.00% -1.10%
23/12/14 14:55 A US U Mich final n/a n/a
23/12/14 15:00 C US Richmond Fed n/a n/a
23/12/14 15:00 A US New Homes Sales n/a 458
23/12/14 16:30 A UST TRY 5-yr n/a n/a
23/12/14 18:00 A UST TRY 2-yr n/a n/a
23/12/14 21:30 C US Weekly Energy n/a n/a
24/12/14 0:00 A WEDNESDAY
24/12/14 0:00 A US Early Close n/a n/a
24/12/14 12:00 C US WK Mortgage Stats n/a n/a
24/12/14 13:30 A US Initial Claims 288 289
24/12/14 13:30 A US Cont Claims n/a 2.373
24/12/14 15:30 A US EIA Crude mn n/a -0.85
24/12/14 15:30 B US EIA Gasoline mn n/a 5.2
24/12/14 15:30 B US EIA Distillate mn n/a -0.2
24/12/14 15:30 B US EIA Cap Util n/a 95.30%
24/12/14 15:30 C US Nat Gas bcf n/a n/a
24/12/14 18:00 A UST TRY 7-yr n/a n/a
25/12/14 0:00 A THURSDAY
25/12/14 0:00 A AU Holiday n/a n/a
25/12/14 0:00 A CA Holiday n/a n/a
25/12/14 0:00 A CH Holiday n/a n/a
25/12/14 0:00 A EZ Holiday n/a n/a
25/12/14 0:00 A GB Holiday n/a n/a
25/12/14 0:00 A NZ Holiday n/a n/a
25/12/14 0:00 A US Holiday n/a n/a
25/12/14 23:30 A JP Core CPI 2.70% 2.90%
25/12/14 23:30 A JP CPI yy n/a 2.90%
25/12/14 23:50 A JP BOJ Minutes n/a n/a
25/12/14 23:50 A JP Retail Sales yy n/a 1.40%


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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