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The retail sales report in the United States provides an aggregated assessment of retail goods and services sales over the course of a month. The most dominant types of retailers are: motor vehicle & parts dealers (approximately 20% of total sales), food & beverage stores (13% of total sales), general merchandise stores (12.5%), food services & drinking establishments (11%), gas stations (10%), non-store retailers (9.2% of total sales), building material & garden dealers (6% of total sales), health and personal care stores (6% of total sales), other store retailers (2.3%), furniture stores (2%), electronics & appliances stores (2%), and sporting merchandise, hobby, book & music stores (1.7%).

A higher than expected figure should be seen as positive (bullish) for the USD while a lower than expected figure should be seen as negative (bearish) for the USD.

Category:  Retail Sales MoM
Units: Percent
Details
Impact High
Country transparent
Currency USD
Latest Release
Previous -1.8%
Consensus -0.8%
Actual 0.7%
Next Release
Date Oct 15, 09:30
Time left 24 days

Forex Sentiment (USD)

Symbol Community Trend (Shorts vs Longs) Symbol Popularity Avg. Short Price /
Distance From Price
Avg. Long Price /
Distance From Price
Current Price
EURUSD
1.1597
-140 pips
1.1815
-78 pips
1.17372
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
EURUSD Short 28% 8419.33 lots 24415
Long 72% 21557.12 lots 48454
38% of traders are currently trading EURUSD.
GBPUSD
1.3487
-183 pips
1.3757
-87 pips
1.36699
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
GBPUSD Short 11% 1893.70 lots 8558
Long 89% 14969.13 lots 36729
23% of traders are currently trading GBPUSD.
USDJPY
107.5208
-198 pips
109.8969
-40 pips
109.5
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDJPY Short 49% 2843.52 lots 9553
Long 51% 2902.04 lots 10460
14% of traders are currently trading USDJPY.
USDCAD
1.2689
-93 pips
1.3018
-236 pips
1.27816
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDCAD Short 70% 5436.24 lots 14120
Long 30% 2289.02 lots 6355
13% of traders are currently trading USDCAD.
AUDUSD
0.7112
-156 pips
0.7351
-83 pips
0.72678
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
AUDUSD Short 22% 1168.52 lots 4816
Long 78% 4100.88 lots 11629
12% of traders are currently trading AUDUSD.
NZDUSD
0.6868
-150 pips
0.7076
-58 pips
0.70185
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
NZDUSD Short 46% 892.74 lots 3828
Long 54% 1031.72 lots 4468
7% of traders are currently trading NZDUSD.
USDCHF
0.9205
-62 pips
0.9358
-91 pips
0.92674
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDCHF Short 68% 3561.53 lots 10219
Long 32% 1642.97 lots 5899
11% of traders are currently trading USDCHF.
USDCZK
0
-216968 pips
21.4848
+2120 pips
21.69682
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDCZK Short 0% 0.00 lots 0
Long 100% 0.01 lots 1
0% of traders are currently trading USDCZK.
USDHUF
296.4418
-500 pips
299.3194
+213 pips
301.445
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDHUF Short 63% 2.65 lots 39
Long 38% 1.59 lots 17
0% of traders are currently trading USDHUF.
USDMXN
19.9830
-1110 pips
20.5445
-4505 pips
20.09397
Symbol Action Percentage Volume Positions
USDMXN Short 78% 37.08 lots 274
Long 22% 10.57 lots 82
0% of traders are currently trading USDMXN.