We start the week with some interesting events like Retail Sales and TIC Long-Term Purchases in the US as the main highlights on today’s outlook. Let’s see what awaits us today. In the US, Retail Sales, the key consumer spending instrument to value the sales at the retail level is due to reduce from 1.1% on March down to 0.4%, and similar reduce is predicted in the Core Retail Sales (excluding automobiles) from 0.9% on the last month down to 0.6% now. More in the US, Treasury International Capital (TIC) Long-Term Purchases, value the difference between foreign long-term securities purchased by foreign & US citizens , reduce of 59.7B from the last month is expected down to 41.3B. Moreover in the US, Empire State Manufacturing Index, Monthly manufacturer’s Survey to rate the general business conditions in New York State, indicates improving conditions with 18.2 points now from 20.2 points on March. Later in the US, Sandra Pianalto, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President is due to speak in Lexington. Later on in the US, Business Inventories, the value of manufacturer’s goods that are held in inventory, 0.7% is likely similar to March’s report. Finally in the US, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Housing Market Index, home builder’s survey to value the present and upcoming single-family home sales, 28 points are forecasted with no change from the last month. In Canada, Foreign Securities Purchases, value all the domestic stocks and money-market assets that are purchased by foreigners, rise is expected from -4.19B on March up to 7.23B now. For more on USD/CAD, read the Canadian dollar forecast. In Europe, Trade Balance is about to reduce from 5.9B on March down to 4.3B, For more on the Euro, read the Euro to dollar forecast. In Great Britain, Nationwide Consumer Confidence, Monthly consumer’s Survey value the existing and forthcoming monetary conditions, 42 points are expected this month, 2 points less than on March. More in Great Britain, Rightmove House Price Index (HPI), the earliest housing inflation report in the UK to value the price change of homes for sale, rise of 1.3% is estimated up to 2.9%. Read more about the Pound in the GBP/USD forecast. In Switzerland, Producer Price Index (PPI),consumer inflation indicator to measure the manufacturer’s price change of goods and raw materials, reduce of 0.3% is likely from March down to 0.5%, Read more about the Swiss franc in the USD/CHF forecast. In New Zealand, Food Price Index (FPI) is due to remain 0.6% like on March. For more about the kiwi, see the NZD/USD forecast. That’s it for today. Happy forex trading! Anat Dror Anat Dror Anat Dror Senior Writer I conceptualize, design and create multi-lingual websites. Apart from the technical work, my projects usually consist of writing content for these sites in English, French and Hebrew. In the past, I have built, managed and marketed an e-learning center for language studies, including moderating a live community of students. I've also worked as a community organizer Anat's Google Profile View All Post By Anat Dror Daily Look share Read Next EUR/USD Drops Below Uptrend Support, Challenges 1.30 on Spain Yohay Elam 10 years We start the week with some interesting events like Retail Sales and TIC Long-Term Purchases in the US as the main highlights on today's outlook. Let's see what awaits us today. In the US, Retail Sales, the key consumer spending instrument to value the sales at the retail level is due to reduce from 1.1% on March down to 0.4%, and similar reduce is predicted in the Core Retail Sales (excluding automobiles) from 0.9% on the last month down to 0.6% now. More in the US, Treasury International Capital (TIC) Long-Term Purchases, value the difference between foreign long-term securities purchased… 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.