Top Economic Events for the Week of March 27th

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From Economic Calendar, some major US economic news set to drop this week:


1. US Trade Balance

The US goods trade data will be released on Tuesday March 28th at 08.30 ET.

The goods trade deficit for last month was much higher than expected at $69.2bn for January from $64.4bn the previous month, although this was subsequently revised down slightly to $68.8bn.


2. US Consumer Confidence

The latest US consumer confidence data is due on Tuesday March 28th at 10.00 ET.

Overall indicators of consumer confidence have remained strong since November’s Presidential vote, although the most recent retail sales data has been relatively lackluster.


3. US PCE Price Index

The US PCE price index will be released on Friday March 31st at 08.30 ET.

US inflation developments will continue to be a very important focus given the focus on inflation developments within the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC).