Forex Calendar: US Govt shuts down! What happens to high impact news?
US Government shuts down first time in 17 years
Due to a lapse in government funding, this account will not be active until further notice.
— U.S. Capitol (@uscapitol) October 1, 2013
High impact news, economic indicators that affect trading may be delayed
If U.S. government is still shut, jobs report won’t be released http://t.co/wdetaQ5jwi
— Jonathan Ferro (@FerroTV) October 1, 2013
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 Name||Website||Usual release time||Source|
|Initial claims||http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/eta/ui/current.htm||Released weekly, 5 days after the week ends;||Department of Labor|
|ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI||http://www.ism.ws/ISMReport/nonmfgROB.cfm||Released monthly, on the third business day after the month ends;||Institute for Supply Management|
|Factory orders||http://www.census.gov/manufacturing/m3/||Released monthly, about 35 days after the month ends;||Census Bureau|
|Non-Farm Payrolls||http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm||Released monthly, usually on the first Friday after the month ends;||Bureau of Labor Statistics|
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