The last day of 2014 markets will close early, as this can provide opportunities to close the positions and profit taking by investors, but expectations are low liquidity. In Europe today there are no important news.
In the US session will begin with news from 14:00 on the MBA index, which is expected no change from the previous reporting period, when data showed 167.7 points.
At 15:30, investors will turn their attention to the results of applications for aid from the unemployed, and are expected to increase to 288K to 280K from the previous period. At 17:00 Data on sales of existing homes and is forecast to increase to 0.6% compared to -1.1% for the previous period. It is possible to see an increase in volatility, and if the results come out positive as possible and increase the dollar in the last hours of the year. At 17:30 will be known reserves of crude oil, and at 19:00 the stock of natural gas.
Today the markets work to 20:15.