As a trader, have you ever wondered …

  • How much volatility an economic event such as, say, the US Advance GDP release, has generated in the past? Not just some yellow-orange-red indicators, but with exact averages calculated from financial data, so that they can be ranked and compared?

  • How wrong economists’ consensus predictions were of, say, US CPI in the latest round, relative to the average of all other times?

  • How to group all economic events related to, say, inflation, together to see whether economists’ predictions as a whole are diverging from actual values?

  • How the US dollar has reacted historically to a better-than or worse-than expected US nonfarm employment report?

These are the types of questions we aim to explore at EcoFinLab.