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 dale1670 
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I was wondering if anyone could tell me which news announcements typically influence the s&p. I see the listing for news announcements and sometimes nothing happens, other times the market goes crazy for a while. I have simply been avoiding trades near announcements, but some more definitive idea of what is likely to be signifigant would help.

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one of them just happened

initial jobless claims

512k ^

forecast 520k
previous 530k

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Hi, Dale. If you click the link below, that shows you all the reports coming up for the week. You can click on selected reports and it'll give you a summary along with the perceived importance of that report.

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Economic Calendar: Financial Calendars - Yahoo! Finance

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Here's another link.
This one uses colored icons to show possible effect.
Also it covers currencies.

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Here's another link.
This one uses colored icons to show possible effect.
Also it covers currencies.

Forex Calendar @ Forex Factory
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All these news are built into the "jtEconNews" indy and the news are real-time ?

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if you want the news before they happen try

flyonthewall.com

its a paid service

worth the price if you trade real bux

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Barron's Econoday - Barrons.com

barron's is free and these events seem to influence the market. Thank Jeff Castille.

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Thanks for all your replies folks, that is a big help.

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Thanks for all your replies folks, that is a big help.

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if you had theflyonthewall you would of known to sell the news this morn at 7h30cst

when you get free you get what you paid for - after-the-fact thats worthless

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Thanks Gio, I'm not interested in trading the news, I have a trading system which works very well. But I have been avoiding trading at news events because of the volatility, however some news events don't cause a ripple.

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The Forex Live one is free

It also has an "Importance" (Imp.) column where it shows the level of volatility the data release is likely to bring to the market.





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