In todays ever-changing economy, the impact of economic indicators and economic policy has never been greater. Every economic indicator tells a story, the trader and investor must quickly decipher the story and take decisive action. Trading theMoreIn todays ever-changing economy, the impact of economic indicators and economic policy has never been greater.
Every economic indicator tells a story, the trader and investor must quickly decipher the story and take decisive action. Trading the Fundamentals - The Traders Complete Guide to Interpreting Economic Indicators and Monetary Policy explains the significance, viability, and market impact of 23 of the most widely followed economic indicators. Michael P. Niemira and Gerald F. Zukowski, two top Wall Street economists examine and explain how each indicator behaves through every phase of the business cycle. If you hope to trade or invest profitably, you must understand how these fundamental indicators drive the financial markets.
The authors also explain the Federal Reserves effect on financial markets, from the decisions of the Federal Reserve Board to the implementation of monetary policy by the Federal Open Market Committee. Key signals to interpreting monetary policy changes are carefully outlined. A framework of the U.S. Treasurys debt management techniques and issuance also is included. Specific topics include: analyzing business conditions from market perspective, determining the significance of and market reaction to economic views, the reliability and limits of each indicator, the relationships between various indicators and Federal Reserve policy, and understanding how U.S.
monetary policy conducted. Trading the Fundamentals offers a Wall Street perspective on using economic information for trading and investment decisions.