What Moves A Pair – USD

Turning to the almighty US dollar and things became more complicated, as the economic releases out of the United States are far more numerous and watched by everyone in the financial industry.

Here are the main releases that influence the usd related pairs to move:

FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meetings;
press conference after FOMC meetings, when appropriate;
NFP ( non-farm payrolls);
unemployment rate;
FOMC minutes;
ADP non-farm employment change;
GDP (gross domestic product);
CPI ( consumer price index);
ISM (Institute of Supply Management) Manufacturing;
retail sales;
ISM non-manufacturing;
consumer confidence;
durable goods;
home sales
pending home sales
building permits
University of Michigan consumer confidence;
Empire State Manufacturing Index;
Philly Fed Manufacturing Index;
Richmond Manufacturing Index;
factory orders;
capacity utilization;
speeches held by FOMC members – they are being hold on a regular basis, with the calendar being approved in advance;