The trigger that contributes to price levels and action in the financial markets are numerous and diverse, and their influences can vary through time, and across different markets. We will identify the different types of Economic Data influences and the role they play.
There are two ways economic information can influence prices. The first is in the macro sense.
Macroeconomic inputs include:
Economic Growth (GDP)
Government Budget Surpluses/Deficits
Relative Currency Exchanges Rates
Corporate Earnings (both for individual companies and the broad collection)