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by ForexNewsNow Team on December 16, 2010

Daily Economic Events Outlook: Dec. 16

Economic Events CalendarBelow you will find a list of economic events set to take place in the US, Canada, China, UK and EU on Thursday, December 16, 2010 that are likely to impact global forex trading.

Daily Economic Events Calendar (All times are GMT):

US

  • 14:30 Housing Starts (NOV) Consensus: 550K Previous: 519K
  • 14:30 Housing Starts MOM% (NOV) Consensus: 6.0% Previous: -11.7%
  • 14:30 Building Permits (NOV) Consensus: 560K Previous: 552K
  • 14:30 Building Permits MOM% (NOV) Consensus: 1.5% Previous: 0.9%
  • 14:30 Current Account Balance (3Q) Consensus: -$126.0B Previous: -$123.3B
  • 14:30 Initial Jobless Claims Consensus: 425K Previous: 421K
  • 14:30 Continuing Claims Consensus: 4110K Previous: 4086K
  • 16:00 Philadelphia Fed. (DEC) Consensus: 15.0 Previous: 22.5

Canada

  • 14:30 Int’l Securities Transactions (OCT) Consensus: 10.000B Previous: 12.253B

UK

  • 10:30 Retail Sales Ex Auto Fuel(MoM) (YoY) (NOV) Consensus: 0.3% / 1.4% Previous: 0.3% / 1.2%
  • 10:30 Retail Sales w/Auto Fuel (MoM) (YoY) (NOV) Consensus: 0.3% / 0.7% Previous: 0.5%/ -0.1%

EMU

  • 10:00 PMI Composite (DEC A) Consensus: 55.3 Previous: 55.5
  • 10:00 PMI Manufacturing (DEC A) Consensus: 55.2 Previous: 55.3
  • 10:00 PMI Services (DEC A) Consensus: 55.2 Previous: 55.4
  • 11:00 CPI (MoM) (YoY) (NOV) Consensus: 0.1% / 1.9% Previous: 0.4% / 1.9%
  • 11:00 CPI – Core (YoY) (NOV) Consensus: 1.1% Previous: 1.1%
  • 11:00 Labour Costs (YoY) (3Q) Consensus: 1.5% Previous: 1.6%

Germany

  • 09:30 PMI Manufacturing (DEC A) Consensus: 58.2 Previous: 58.1
  • 09:30 PMI Services (DEC A) Consensus: 59.0 Previous: 59.2

Italy

  • 10:00 CPI – EU Harmonized (MoM) (YoY) (NOV F) Consensus: -0.1%/1.8% Previous: -0.1%/1.8%

France

  • 09:00 PMI Manufacturing (DEC A) Consensus: – – Previous: 57.9
  • 09:00 PMI Services (DEC A) Consensus: – – Previous: 55.0

Switzerland

  • 09:30 SNB 3-Month Libor Target Rate Consensus: 0.25% Previous: 0.25%

Events

  • 09:00 ECB Governing Council and General Council meeting in Frankfurt
  • 10:30 Bank of England Releases Inflation Attitudes Survey
  • 12:30 EU Conservative Leaders meet before Summit
  • 16:00 US Treasury’s Geithner testifies at hearing of Congressional oversight panel
  • 17:00 Start of the 16-17Dec EU Summit
  • Spain Bond Auction (4.85% Oct2020, 4.65% Jul2025)
  • UK IL Gilt Auction (825M 0.625% 2042)

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