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Economic Outlook For The Week of January 27: How To Trade With Binary & Spread Options

Major Index Moving Earnings Announcements:

  • January 27: APPLE (NASDAQ: AAPL): Estimated Wire Release Time 4:35 PM ET 
  • January 28: Pfizer (NYSE: PFE):  Estimated Wire Release Time 7:00 AM ET 
  • January 28: AT&T (NYSE: T) :  Estimated Wire Release Time NA (after market close) 
  • January 28: Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA):  Estimated Wire Release Time 7:00 AM ET 
  • January 29: Boeing (NYSE: BA):  Estimated Wire Release Time 7:30 AM ET 
  • January 29: Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM):  Estimated Wire Release Time 4:00 PM ET (Note conference call is scheduled early, so may be an earlier release than normal) 
  • January 29: Facebook (NASDAQ: FB):  Estimated Wire Release Time 4:00 PM ET (Note conference call is scheduled for 4:00 PM, but last time earnings where released at 4:15 PM ET) 
  • January 30: Exxon Mobile (NYSE: XOM)  Estimated Wire Release Time 8:55 AM ET 
  • January 30: Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN)  Estimated Wire Release Time 4:00 PM ET 
  • January 30: VISA (NYSE: V):  Estimated Wire Release Time 4:00 PM ET (This is when the conference call is expected)
  • January 30: Google (NASDAQ: GOOG):  Estimated Wire Release Time 4:00 PM ET
  • January 31: Chevron (NYSE: CVX): Estimated Wire Release Time 8:30 AM ET 
  • (Note: There are multiple earnings announcements -- the ones listed here are heavily weighted in either the Dow Jones 30 or the Nasdaq 100 Indices/ETF/Futures)

(Another note: the press conference times posted on many sites is not the same as the wire release time, which is usually sooner than the press conference.)

  • Major Government Economic News:
  • January 28th: 4:30 AM ET UK Preliminary GDP  GBP/USD. Usual move: 70 pips high to low 2 hours after release
  • January 29th:  2:00 PM ET Federal Open Market Committee (FMOC) Interest Rate and Statement EUR/USD. Usual Move: 70 pips high to low 2 hours after the release
  • January 30th: 8:30 AM ET United States GDP advance estimate  GBP/USD, Usual move: 70 pips high to low 2 hours after release
  • January 31st: 8:30 AM ET Canadian GDP for November USD/CAD. Usual move: 60 pips high to low 2 hours after release (note does not break 50 pips more than 40% of the time)
  • (Note: There are multiple government economic news events. The ones highlighted here are the ones that are expected have a consistent impact on the market specified.)


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