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U.S. Current Account

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Latest Release
Sep 21, 2021
Actual
-190.3B
Forecast
-191.0B
Previous
-189.4B
The Current Account index measures the difference in value between exported and imported goods, services and interest payments during the reported month. The goods portion is the same as the monthly Trade Balance figure. Because foreigners must buy the domestic currency to pay for the nation's exports the data can have a sizable affect on the USD.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD.
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Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis
U.S. Current Account
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Dec 21, 2021 (Q3) 08:30   -191.0B -190.3B
Sep 21, 2021 (Q2) 07:30 -190.3B -191.0B -189.4B
Jun 23, 2021 (Q1) 07:30 -195.7B -206.8B -175.1B
Mar 23, 2021 (Q4) 07:30 -188.5B -189.9B -180.9B
Dec 18, 2020 (Q3) 08:30 -178.5B -189.0B -161.4B
Sep 18, 2020 (Q2) 07:30 -170.5B -157.9B -111.5B

News

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Analysis

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Coming into yesterday's session, the S&P 500 had fallen in eight of the past ten sessions. It closed on its lows before the weekend and gapped. Nearly the stories in the press blamed China and the...

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