Real time chart
The traders can use it to analyze chart patterns, strategies and see how the prices move in real-time. Free official data is delayed by 15 to 20 minutes, but as that data is released, free real-time charts are updated with the official data. Free real-time stock charts provide a way to easily exchange trade ideas and charts with others who may not have access to real-time official stock charts.
With the regular use of the Brokerz economic calendar, you can follow the release schedule of numerous economic indicators and get ready for significant market movements. Economic indicators help you consider trades in the context of economic events and understand price actions during these events. By following indicators for GDP, for instance, or inflation and employment strength, you can anticipate market volatility and gain potential trading opportunities in good time.
Consumer Confidence Index (CCI)
A monthly release formed from the survey results of over 5,000 households. It measures average consumer confidence and spending power (for instance, a drastic decrease in consumer confidence can indicate a weakening economy).
Employment Cost Index (ECI)
A quarterly economic series that indicates the rising and falling tendencies in employment costs. It measures inflation in salaries, wages and employer-paid benefits in the US.
Gross Domestic Product Deflator (GDPD)
A measure of price levels for all goods and services in an economy. The use of the deflator helps you calculate the difference between nominal and real GDP.
Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization (IPCU)
It is released by the US Federal Reserve every month and it measures economic activity, showing data for the previous month about the total amount of US industrial production. The IPCU encourages buying or selling in certain industries.
Institute of Economic Research (IFO)
A business survey based on the latest economic data of over 7,000 German business leaders. It provides assessment of the current and upcoming economic climate in Germany and Europe.
Non-farm Payroll Employment (NFPE)
A monthly report released by the US Department of Labor that provides statistical data about the current state of the US labor market. It is also used to forecast future levels of economic activity.
A monthly report that measures consumer expenditure (an essential indicator of GDP in the US). As a timely indicator of broad consumer spending patterns, it can be used to assess the immediate direction of an economy.
Consumer Price Index (CPI)
A statistical estimate that measures changes in the price of services and consumer goods. CPI is used as a measure of inflation, as it reports price changes in over 200 categories.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
It indicates the economic growth of a country and it is determined by product output, income and expenditure. GDB is often correlated with the living standard. It is the market value of all services and goods produced in a country during a certain time period.
Industrial Production (IP)
An indicator for the changes in output in the industrial sector (e.g. manufacturing, mining). It indicates the industrial capacity of a country.
International Trade (trade balance)
It measures the difference imports vs exports of all goods and services. Changes in imports and exports together with the level of the international trade balance indicate market trends.
National Association of Purchasing Manager Index (NAPM)
It measures economy in general and the manufacturing sector in particular. It sums up the survey of over 250 companies in all US states and it calculates data of production, new orders and employment.
Purchasing Managers Index (PMI)
It indicates economic activity and shows the percentage of company/business employees in charge of goods and service acquisition (i.e. purchasing managers) in a particular economic sector. PMI over 50 usually indicates an expanding economy, while anything below 50 indicates economic contraction.
Tankan (Short-Period Economy Observation)
A quarterly business poll issued by the Bank of Japan on the status of Japanese economy. It affects currency rates and stocks considerably and as such, it is considered a major financial indicator in Japan.