Keyword is CPI….. 02.14.2023 Trading Levels
Posted By:- Ilan Levy-Mayer Vice President, Cannon Trading Futures Blog
Today’s Keyword is CPI
By John Thorpe, Senior Broker
Get Ready! not 1, Not 2 not even 3 CPI reports this week. Tis’ the season for western Govt CPI reporting and none more impactful than the US CPI number to be released at 7:30 PST Tuesday Morning. The Swiss did it Monday morning. The Brits are doing it Wednesday morning, The French release on Friday afternoon. Here is Econoday.com’s Consensus for the U.S. number . Remember, Deviations from consensus drive volatility because the assumption is, consensus is already baked into the market.
January’s monthly core rate is expected to hold at December’s as-expected and moderate 0.3 percent. Overall prices are expected to rise 0.5 percent to offset December’s 0.1 percent decline. Annual rates, at 6.5 percent overall in December and 5.7 percent for
The core, are expected to moderate to 6.2 and 5.5 percent. These data releases have roiled the markets in near unprecedented fashion recently directly tied to the interest rate tightening cycle we have been in for 3 quarters. The rest of the week we have a full slate of economic releases, anyone of which will move markets, some longer than others. For example US Retail sales and Industrial Production, Thursday Housing Starts, Jobless claims, Philly Fed and US:PPI Final demand. be alert!
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