|GfK German Consumer Climate|
The German group GfK uses this report to show the results of their survey on business consumer confidence in order to gauge the health of the German economy. It is a leading indicator of economic strength.
|German Final GDP|
This economic indicator presents a measure of the change in value for goods and services produced by the German economy. It is an accurate gauge of Germany's economic health.
|German Ifo Business Climate|
The index measures the attitude of German firms regarding expectations for the future of the nation's economy. It is a general gauge of economic health from the perspective of German business leaders. The report is widely followed and can create big swings in the currency market.
|BBA Mortgage Approvals|
The number shows mortgage approvals for home purchases in the past month from British Banker's Association (BBA) approved banks. 60% of British home lending originates from BBA banks. Positive housing data lends strength to the nation's economy as it signifies economic growth and expansion.
|Core Durable Goods Orders|
This indicator measures the value of fresh purchase orders placed with the nation's manufacturers for goods which typically have a life expectancy of over 3 years, excluding the transportation industry.
|Durable Goods Orders|
This indicator measures the value of fresh purchase orders placed with the nation's manufacturers for goods which typically have a life expectancy of over 3 years, such as cars, trucks, computers, and airplanes, among others.
|Belgium NBB Business Climate|
An indicator compiled by surveying manufacturers, builders, and trading firms. A reading above 0.0 indicates improving economic expansion, below indicates worsening conditions.