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Panel Bank
The name given to the group of banks contributing to the EURIBOR. This group is made up of the ...
Parallel Loan
A type of foreign exchange loan agreement that was a precursor to currency swaps. A parallel loan ...
Pips
Digits added to or subtracted from the fourth decimal place, i.e. 0.0001. Also called Points.
Political Risk
Exposure to changes in governmental policy which will have an adverse effect on an investor's ...
Position
The netted total holdings of a given currency.
Premium
In the currency markets, describes the amount by which the forward or futures price exceed the spot ...
Price Transparency
Describes quotes to which every market participant has equal access.
Pending Home Sales
Measures the number of signed real estate contracts for existing single-family homes, condos and ...
Performance of Manufacturing Index
Measures the rate of expansion for the manufacturing sector through a survey of employers. A reading...
Personal Income
Measures the total amount of income received by individuals. A rising trend has a positive effect on...
Personal Spending
Measures the total amount spent by consumers on goods and services. A rising trend has a positive ...
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index
Measures the general business conditions of manufacturers in the Philadelphia Federal Reserve ...
PPI
The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the rate of inflation (i.e., the rate of price changes) ...
PPI Input
The Producer Price Index (PPI) Input measures the rate of inflation (i.e., the rate of price ...
PPI Output
The Producer Price Index (PPI) Output measures the rate of inflation (i.e., the rate of price ...
Preliminary GDP Annualized
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the total value of all goods and services produced by the ...
Preliminary GDP Deflator Annualized
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Deflator measures the annualized quarterly implied rate of ...
Private New Capital Expenditure
Measures the total amount of new capital expenditures by private businesses. A rising trend has a ...
Public Sector Net Borrowing
Measures the difference between spending and income for the government and public corporations. A ...
Pending Home Sales
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Pending Home Sales Report measures the change in the ...
Personal Income
Personal Income measures the change in the total value of income received from all sources by ...
Personal Spending
Personal Spending measures the change in the inflation-adjusted value of all spending by consumers. ...
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Manufacturing Index rates the relative level of general business ...
PPI
The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the change in the price of goods sold by manufacturers. It ...
PPI
The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the change in the price of goods sold by manufacturers. It ...
PPI
The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the change in the price of goods sold by manufacturers. It ...
PPI Input
Producer Price Index (PPI) Input measures the change in the price of goods and raw materials ...
PPI Input
Producer Price Index (PPI) Input measures the change in the price of goods and raw materials ...
PPI Output
Producer Price Index (PPI) Output measures the change in the price of goods sold by ...
PPI Output
Producer Price Index (PPI) Output measures the change in the price of goods sold by ...
Private New Capital Expenditure
Private New Capital Expenditure measures the change in the total inflation-adjusted value of new ...
Public Sector Net Borrowing
Public Sector Net Borrowing measures the difference in value between spending and income for public ...
Private Sector Credit
Private Sector Credit measures the change in the total value of new credit issued to consumers and ...
Pre-Budget Report
The Pre-Budget Report is an economic forecast the U.K. government has to present in the autumn of ...
Private Loans
Private Loans measures the change in the total value of new loans issued to consumers and businesses...
Portuguese GDP
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the annualized change in the inflation-adjusted value of all ...
Polish CPI
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the ...
Polish GDP
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the annualized change in the inflation-adjusted value of all ...
Polish Interest Rate Decision
The National Bank of Poland (NBP) Monetary Policy Committee's decision on where to set the ...
Peruvian CPI
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the ...
Peruvian GDP
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the annualized change in the inflation-adjusted value of all ...
Peruvian Unemployment Rate
The Unemployment Rate measures the percentage of the total work force that is unemployed and ...
Peruvian Interest Rate Decision
The Central Reserve Bank of Peru's Monetary Policy Committee decision on where to set the ...
Private Nonfarm Payrolls
Private Nonfarm Payrolls measures the change in the number of total number of paid U.S. workers of ...
Philippines GDP
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the annualized change in the inflation-adjusted value of all ...
Philippines Industrial Production
Industrial Production measures the change in the total inflation-adjusted value of output produced ...
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The Unemployment Rate is a measure of the percentage of the total labor force that is unemployed but...
Portuguese CPI
The Consumers Price Index (CPI) measures the rate of price change of goods and services purchased by...
Portuguese Unemployment Rate
The unemployment rate is the number of unemployed workers divided by the total civilian labor force,...
Portuguese Trade Balance
Imports of goods and services are recorded on the resources side of the external balance of goods ...
Polish Unemployment Rate
The unemployment rate represents the number of unemployed persons expressed as a percentage of the ...
Polish Industrial Output
This is a useful indicator of the economy because it is more current compared to the GNP and ...
Polish PPI
The Producer Price Index (PPI) is designed to monitor changes in prices of items at the first ...
Polish Retail Sales
Retail sales data represents total consumer purchase from retail stores. It provides valuable ...
Participation Rate
The participation rate is the percentage of the total number of people of labour-force age (15 years...
PPI Input
Producer Price Index (PPI) Input measures the change in the price of goods and raw materials ...
PPI Output
Producer Price Index (PPI) Output measures the change in the price of goods sold by ...
PPI
The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the change in the price of goods sold by manufacturers. It ...
Peruvian Trade Balance
The Trade Balance measures the difference in value between imported and exported goods and services ...
Philippines Rate Decision
The Monetary Policy Committee votes on where to set the overnight interest rate. Traders watch ...
Philippines CPI
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the ...
Philippines Trade Balance
The Trade Balance measures the difference in value between imported and exported goods and services ...
Portuguese Business Confidence
Business Confidence measures the current business conditions in Portugal. It helps to analyze the ...
Portuguese Consumer Confidence
Consumer Confidence measures the level of consumer confidence in economic activity. It is a leading ...
Portuguese CPI
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the ...
Portuguese Current Account
The Current Account index measures the difference in value between exported and imported goods, ...
Portuguese GDP
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the annualized change in the inflation-adjusted value of all ...
Polish CPI
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the ...
Polish FX Reserves (EUR)
 Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. ...
Polish Corp. Sector Wages
The Corporate Sector Wages released by the Central Statistical Office is an indicator of labor cost ...
Polish Current Account (EUR)
The Current Account index measures the difference in value between exported and imported goods, ...
Polish M3 Money Supply
Money Supply is the aggregate amount of monetary assets available in a country at a specific time. ...
Polish GDP
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the annualized change in the inflation-adjusted value of all ...
Pending Home Sales Index
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Pending Home Sales Report measures the change in the ...
PCE price index
The PCE price index, also referred to as the PCE deflator, is a United States-wide indicator of the ...
PCE Price index
The PCE price index, also referred to as the PCE deflator, is a United States-wide indicator of the ...
Philly Fed Business Conditions
The Philadelphia Fed Index, also known as the Business Outlook Survey, is a survey produced by ...
Philly Fed Employment
The Philly Fed Employment number is the employment component out of the Philly fed index, probably ...
PPI
The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures average changes in prices received by domestic producers for...
Plant/Machinery Capital Expenditure
The Plant/Machinery Capital expenditures survey measures the value of new capital expenditure by ...
Part Time Employment Change
Part Time Employment Change is the change in employment of part-time employees.A higher than ...
PPI
The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the change in the price of goods sold by manufacturers. It ...
Polish Core CPI
The consumer price index (CPI) is a measure of change in the general level of prices of goods and ...
Philippines Budget Balance
The deficit or surplus is defined as revenue (plus grants received) less expenditure (less lending ...
Polish Manufacturing PMI
Purchasing managers are asked a series of questions that measure whether business conditions have ...
Peruvian Current Account/GDP
The current account is the international flow of money for purposes other than investments. It ...
Peruvian Fiscal Balance/GDP
Peru Fiscal Balance
Polish Employment Growth
The number of persons employed in national economy, employment status, selected categories of ...