The most influential events include interest rate decisions, changes in EIA Natural Gas Report, EIA Petroleum Status Report, gross domestic product (GDP), Consumer Price Index (CPI) and non-farm payroll numbers, Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI). Traders in the market pay close attention to global events by using an economic calendar. By having the release schedule for each economic indicator, a trader can anticipate when major movements will happen.

Real Time Economic Calendar provided by Investing.com.