Key Economic Indicators Released in Past Weeks
Key economic indicators
Key global indicators released this week include the following:
- US (QQQ) (SPY) retail sales
- US (IWM) consumer sentiment
- UK (EWU) inflation
- Eurozone (EZU) inflation
- Eurozone (VGK) Q2 GDP
- Eurozone ZEW Economic Sentiment Index
- Germany ZEW Economic Sentiment Index
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Indicators are important for investors and market participants—they show a picture of a country’s economic health. They help investors identify short-term economic trends and changes in market sentiments.
In this series, we’ll take a look at US retail sales in July 2017 and the US Consumer Sentiment Index in August 2017. We’ll analyze the performance of the Eurozone’s inflation in July 2017 and the Eurozone’s 2Q17 GDP. We’ll discuss how the Eurozone ZEW Economic Sentiment Index and the Germany ZEW Economic Sentiment Index performed in August 2017. We’ll also see how the United Kingdom’s inflation performed in July 2017.
In the next part of this series, we’ll discuss how US retail sales performed in July 2017.