This article is devoted to an economic index called Cost of Goods Sold: what it is, what it is used for, how it is calculated, and what accounting methods it has.
This overview is devoted to such macroeconomic indices as Personal Income and Personal Spending and their influence on the currency market.
The article is devoted to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), its connection to other indices, the GDP, and unemployment. Also, the use of the index in Forex is discussed.
Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) are essential data on employment in the USA, which shows changes in the number of employees out of the agricultural sector of the country during the last month. The indicator is based on a poll answered by some 400,000 companies and 50,000 households. Empirically, it has been figured out that if the NFP increases stably by +200,000 every month, the GDP surplus equals roughly 3%.
The influence of fundamental data on the dynamics of financial instruments is studied by a special type of analysis – fundamental analysis, an integral part of any trader training program. Fundamental analysis is applied to regularly published macroeconomic indices of certain countries and the world economy on the whole as well as to political events, relevant for the financial world.