Economic Indicators Investors Should Watch for This Week



Economic indicators

Key economic indicators investors should watch for this week are:

  • US (SPY) services PMI data
  • UK (EWU) services PMI data
  • Eurozone (IEV) (VGK) services PMI data
  • German (EWG) services PMI data
  • Spanish services PMI data
  • French (EWQ) services PMI data
  • Japanese services PMI data
  • US ADP employment data
  • US non-farm payroll data

Wrapping up

It’s important for investors to follow major developed nations’ (EFA) manufacturing data. Employment data is also another important indicator, as the condition of the labor market has strong effects on both the economy and market (SPX-INDEX). The iShares MSCI ACWI ETF (ACWI), which tracks global markets, rose nearly 2% in November 2017. For more on tax rates, read Senate Approval of Tax Bill Drove the S&P 500 to Record High.

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