Every week, dozens of economic indicators are released. In the past, experienced professionals and economists have had an advantage in receiving this data before the general public, but the Internet has changed all that. The speed of today’s digital news cycle has resulted in everyone having better and more rapid access to these key indicators.
Economic indicators can have a huge impact on the market; therefore, knowing how to interpret and analyze them is important for all investors. In this tutorial, we’ll cover some of the most important economic indicators. You’ll learn where to find them, how to read them and what they can tell you about the health of the economy—and the implications for your investments.