Binary Options Weekly Setup – August 22-26 2011

The upcoming week is very busy for binary options traders. 22 significant events are awaiting us – events which provide opportunities for trading binaries. This week pay special attention to Tuesday 23rd with no less than 7 great trading opportunities including  U.S. New Home Sales and Swiss Trade Balance.  For a focused daily update follow our daily setup.

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Let’s review the events. All times are GMT.


  1. Swiss Trade Balance: Published on Tuesday at 06:00 GMT. The market expects a score of 1.83B. If the outcome is 2.49B or more, PUT USD/CHF. If the result is 1.52B or less, CALL option on USD/CHF.
  2. U.K. BBA Mortgage Approvals: Tuesday, 08:30. Exp. -32.3K. 33.7K or more, CALL GBP/USD. 31.7K or less, PUT GBP/USD.
  3. German ZEW Economic Sentiment: Tuesday, 09:00. Exp. -24.6. -10.3 or more, CALL EUR/USD. -27.8 or less, PUT EUR/USD.
  4. U.K. CBI Industrial Order Expectations: Tuesday, 10:00. Exp. -13. -8 or more, CALL GBP/USD. -16 or less, PUT GBP/USD.
  5. Canadian Core Retail Sales: Tuesday, 12:30. Exp.0.4%. 0.7% or higher, PUT USD/CAD. -0.1% or lower, CALL USD/CAD.
  6. U.S. New Home Sales: Tuesday, 14:00. Exp.316K. 319K or more, CALL USD/JPY. 310K or less, PUT USD/JPY.
  7. New Zealand Trade Balance: Tuesday, 23:45. Exp. -99M. -25M or more, CALL NZD/USD. -130M or less, PUT NZD/USD.
  8. Australian Construction Work Done: Wednesday, 01:30. Exp. 1.1%.1.5% or higher, CALL AUD/USD. -2.1% or lower, PUT AUD/USD.
  9. German Ifo Business Climate: Wednesday, 08:00. Exp.111.3. 114.2 or more, CALL EUR/USD. 109.9 or less, PUT EUR/USD.
  10. European Industrial New Orders: Wednesday, 09:00. Exp.0.6%. 2.1% or higher, CALL EUR/USD. 0.1% or lower, PUT EUR/USD.
  11. U.S. Core Durable Goods Orders: Wednesday, 12:30. Exp.-0.2%. 0.6% or higher, CALL USD/JPY. -1.2% or lower, PUT USD/JPY.
  12. Belgium NBB Business Climate: Wednesday, 13:00. Exp.-3.1. -0.5 or more, CALL EUR/USD. -3.8 or less, PUT EUR/USD.
  13. New Zealand Core Retail Sales: Wednesday, 22:45. Exp. 0.7%. 0.9% or higher, CALL NZD/USD. 0.0% or less, PUT NZD/USD.
  14. U.K. Nationwide Consumer Confidence: Wednesday, 23:01. Exp. 46. 55 or more, CALL GBP/USD. 38 or less, PUT GBP/USD.
  15. GfK German Consumer Climate: Thursday, 06:00. Exp. 5.2. 5.9 or more, CALL EUR/USD. 4.9 or less, PUT EUR/USD.
  16. Swiss Employment Level: Thursday, 07:15. Exp. 4.11M. 4.13M or more, PUT USD/CHF. 3.96 or less, CALL USD/CHF.
  17. U.K. CBI Realized Sales: Thursday, 10:00. Exp. -10. -5 or more, CALL GBP/USD. -12 or less, PUT GBP/USD.
  18. U.S. Unemployment Claims: Thursday, 12:30. Exp. 402K. 405K or more, PUT USD/JPY. 398K or less, CALL USD/JPY.
  19. Japanese Tokyo Core CPI: Thursday, 23:30. Exp.-0.1%. 0.5% or higher, PUT USD/JPY. -0.4% or lower, CALL USD/JPY.
  20. U.K. Revised GDP: Friday, 08:30. Exp.0.2%. 0.8% or higher, CALL GBP/USD. -0.5% or lower, PUT GBP/USD.
  21. Swiss KOF Economic Barometer: Friday, 09:30. Exp. 1.86. 2.12 or more, PUT USD/CHF. 1.82 or less, CALL USD/CHF.
  22. U.S. Revised UoM Consumer Sentiment: Friday, 09:30. Exp. 56.3. 62.9 or more, CALL USD/JPY. 54.7 or less, PUT USD/JPY.

These expected market reactions and setups are general market commentary. This is by no means any type of investment advice.

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  • CALL options – if the price closes at a higher level than the price you purchased at expiry time, you make 75%. If it closes below, you’re left with 10%.
  • PUT options – if the price closes under the price you purchased at expiry time, you make 75%. If it closes above, you’re left with 10%.

The data for these news events has been analyzed given previous releases and reactions, current market conditions and more. Significant surprises to market consensus, as given by surveys of economists, normally trigger sharp market reactions that proceed for a long period of time. When some events collide with each other, they can offset each other. So, these events aren’t in the list.

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