We have Chinese data to start the day, and then another bunch of American figures to rock the markets. Let’s see what’s up for today. The dollar has been losing ground across the board, but it’s not alone – also the yen suffers from risk appetite behavior. Yen crosses, including GBP/JPY are on the rise. Le’ts see the events: The Aussie, which is advancing higher, will receive interesting figures from Australia and abroad. The MI Inflation Expectations will probably follow last month’s result of a 3.2%. Later, many numbers will flow from China. The GDP is the most important one. Chinese GDP is predicted to rise at an annual rate of 11.8% in the first quarter of 2010, stronger than 10.7% in the previous quarter. China is Australia’s main trade partner. For more on the Aussie, read the AUD/USD forecast. In Europe, the ECB Monthly Bulletin will shed some light on the overall situation of the European economies. The Euro continues to ride on the Greek hopes. For more on the Euro, read the EUR/USD forecast and Casey Stubbs’ latest analysis. Another day of many American figures Unemployment Claims are expected to correct last week’s jump to 460K and get back to the level seen two weeks ago – 439K. This will indicate the Non-Farm Payrolls. The Empire State Manufacturing Index is expected to advance from 22.9 to 24 points. The Philly Fed Manufacturing Index is very similar, but tends to have a stronger impact on the markets – it’s predicted to edge up from 18.9 to 20 points. TIC Long-Term Purchases, which represent the flow of money into the US, are expected to double this month from 19.1 to 39.2 billion, indicating growing confidence in the US economy. Also in the US: the NAHB Housing Market Index will probably tick up from 15 to 16 points. Also note a speech from James Bullard, which can move the markets after the London session. Another speech is due late in the day: SNB Governing Board Vice-Chairman Thomas Jordan can comment about future intervention policy and shake USD/CHF. That’s it for today. Happy forex trading! Want to see what other traders are doing in real accounts? Check out Currensee. It’s free. Yohay Elam Yohay Elam Yohay Elam: Founder, Writer and Editor I have been into forex trading for over 5 years, and I share the experience that I have and the knowledge that I've accumulated. After taking a short course about forex. Like many forex traders, I've earned a significant share of my knowledge the hard way. Macroeconomics, the impact of news on the ever-moving currency markets and trading psychology have always fascinated me. Before founding Forex Crunch, I've worked as a programmer in various hi-tech companies. I have a B. Sc. in Computer Science from Ben Gurion University. Given this background, forex software has a relatively bigger share in the posts. Yohay's Google Profile View All Post By Yohay Elam Daily Look share Read Next Aussie Grows with China Yohay Elam 12 years We have Chinese data to start the day, and then another bunch of American figures to rock the markets. Let's see what's up for today. The dollar has been losing ground across the board, but it's not alone - also the yen suffers from risk appetite behavior. Yen crosses, including GBP/JPY are on the rise. Le'ts see the events: The Aussie, which is advancing higher, will receive interesting figures from Australia and abroad. The MI Inflation Expectations will probably follow last month's result of a 3.2%. Later, many numbers will flow from China. The GDP is the most important one.… Top Forex Brokers All Brokers Sponsored Brokers Broker Benefits Min Deposit Score Visit Broker 1 $100T&Cs Apply 0% Commission and No stamp DutyRegulated by US,UK & International StockCopy Successfull Traders 9.8 Visit Site FreeBets Reviews$100Your capital is at risk.2 T&Cs Apply 9.8 Visit Site FreeBets Reviews$100Your capital is at risk.3 Recommended Broker $100T&Cs Apply No deposit or withdrawal feesTrade major forex pairs such as EUR/USD with leverage up to 30:1 and tight spreads of 0.9 pips Low $100 minimum deposit to open a trading account 9 Visit Site FreeBets ReviewsYour capital is at risk.4 T&Cs Apply Visit Site FreeBets ReviewsYour capital is at risk.5 Recommended Broker $0T&Cs Apply Trade gold, silver, and platinum directly against major currenciesUp to 1:500 leverage for forex trading24/5 customer service by phone and email 9 Visit Site FreeBets ReviewsYour capital is at risk.