Some facts about FOREX
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Retail Sales Data is a very big market mover because it is used as a gauge of consumer activity and confidence as higher sales figures indicate increased economic activity. The data is very timely because retail sales data is released within 2 weeks of the previous month.
At start, the client should specify whether he/she is interested in obtaining a QUOTE (in order to make a deal) or just an INDICATION.
Philadelphia Fed Index (Business Outlook Survey). Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Around the 17th of each month, 10:00am EST, covers previous month data.