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Coming Up – FOMC, Consumer Confidence and PMI’s

Stockholm (Ekonamik) – The main event of the fifth week of 2019 will be the FOMC statement by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday.

The rest of the week will be dominated by the publication of consumer confidence and purchasing manager indices (PMIs), both of which are leading indicators of economic activity.


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28/01/2019MondayChicago Fed national activity index (USA) (Dec 2018)
Dallas Fed Manufacturing index (USA) (Jan 2019)
29/01/2019TuesdayConsumer confidence (USA) (Jan 2019)
Consumer confidence (France) (Jan 2019)
30/01/2019WednesdayFOMC Announcement (USA)
Consumer confidence (Italy, Germany, €Z, Sweden) (Jan 2019)
31/01/2019ThursdayChicago PMI (USA) (Jan 2019)
GDP Growth Rate (€Z) (2019 Q4)

Unemployment rate (Germany) (Jan 2019)
01/02/2019University of Michigan consumer sentiment (USA) (Jan 2019)
Manufacturing PMI (China, €Z, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain) (Jan 2019)
Government Budget (France) (Dec 2019)

Filipe Wallin Albuquerque
Filipe Wallin Albuquerque
Filipe is an economist with 8 years of experience in macroeconomic and financial analysis for the Economist Intelligence Unit, the UN World Institute for Development Economic Research, the Stockholm School of Economics and the School of Oriental and African Studies. Filipe holds a MSc in European Political Economy from the LSE and a MSc in Economics from the University of London, where he currently is a PhD candidate.

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