For major economic releases, TopstepTrader refers to this economic calendar. Economic releases cause extreme volatility and large price swings, therefore, are very difficult to trade consistently and profitably. Due to this increased risk, all traders in Funded Trader Preparation™ and Funded Account™ must be flat 1 minute before until 1 minute after a major economic release.
Those in the Trading Combine® do not need to be flat during any releases.
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|Unemployment Rate||ES, NKD, NQ, 6A, 6B, 6C, 6E, 6J, 6S, E7, GE, YM, UB, ZT, ZF, ZN, ZB, GC|
|ADP Non-Farm Employment change|
|Non-Farm Employment change|
|FOMC Meeting Minutes||ALL PRODUCTS|
|US GDP (Advance, Preliminary, Final)||ES, NKD, NQ, 6A, 6B, 6C, 6E, 6J, 6S, E7, GE, YM, UB, ZT, ZF, ZN, ZB, GC|
|Crude Oil Inventories (EIA)||CL, QM|
|Natural Gas Inventories (EIA)||NG, QG|
|Crop Production||ZC, ZS, ZW, ZM, ZL|