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Forex Calendar: US Govt shuts down! What happens to high impact news?

US Government shuts down first time in 17 years


High impact news, economic indicators that affect trading may be delayed



I am new to forex trading, where can I get high impact news?

We ask forex traders to continue monitoring the timing of new releases by following news aggregators such as forex factory. On the other hand nothing beats taking the bull by the horns by doing it yourself.

So for this weeks really important economic news report release, go directly to the mother lode. Until the US Government comes back online, we will update this table further.

Common NameWebsiteUsual release timeSource
Initial claims weekly, 5 days after the week ends;Department of Labor
ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI monthly, on the third business day after the month ends;Institute for Supply Management
Factory orders monthly, about 35 days after the month ends;Census Bureau
Non-Farm Payrolls monthly, usually on the first Friday after the month ends;Bureau of Labor Statistics
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Bureau of Labor Statistics #shutdown

US Dept of Labor

US Department of Labor #shutdown

US Census Bureau

US Census Bureau #shutdown

In other US Government news

As Crisis Unfolds, Obama Sets Personal Golf Record

Though the first year of a president’s second term is the most crucial for getting things done before lame duck status starts to set in, Obama as of Saturday has played golf golf 35 times in 2013, eclipsing the previous mark of 34 he set in 2011. And there’s still plenty of golf weather left in Washington. Meanwhile, he may well hit the links several times more once he gets to Hawaii for the Christmas holiday. Fox Nation


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