Welcome, Traders!
Today is Wednesday the 17th of May or Thursday the 18th of May, depending on where you are.
Here are some things to look out for in the session.


The dollar index rose for the second day in a row on renewed confidence about a US debt-ceiling agreement. The yen lagged its G-10 counterparts, as the Australian and New Zealand dollars rose.


7:50 PM ET

Japanese Total Trade Balance - Forecast: -600B | Prior: -754.5B
Japanese Imports YoY - Forecast: -0.6% | Prior: 7.3%
Japanese Exports YoY - Forecast: 3% | Prior: 4.3%

9:30 PM ET

Australian Unemployment Rate - Forecast: 3.5% | Prior: 3.5%
Australian Employment Change - Forecast: 25k | Prior: 53.0k

Good luck!