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Key Economic Indicators over the Past Few Weeks

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Key economic indicators

In this series, we’ll look at the following economic indicators:

  • US (QQQ) (SPY) manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) data
  • UK (EWU) manufacturing PMI data
  • Eurozone (VGK) (EZU) manufacturing PMI data
  • French (EWQ) manufacturing PMI data
  • Spanish (EWP) manufacturing PMI data
  • German (EWG) manufacturing PMI data
  • Japanese (EWJ) manufacturing PMI data
  • US (SPX-INDEX) consumer confidence data
  • US (COMP-INDEX) Q3 GDP data

Global manufacturing PMI data is important for investors as it gives a picture of the economy. Investors can identify short-term market trends by analyzing these economic indicators’ movement.

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Series overview

In this series, we’ll analyze manufacturing PMI data and US consumer confidence for November 2017, as well as the US GDP growth rate in 3Q17. In the next part of this series, we’ll look at US manufacturing PMI data.

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