Sometimes changes in the markets are coming with expectations of news and reports.
And that is the time of uncertainty and anything-goes approach. Expectation and consecutive news are the reason for a certain percentage of the market movements. And we are about to find out what kind of moves can be expected while we are expecting.
There is such thing as consensus market expectation.
- As expected – data are similar or very close to what was expected by the community.
- Better than expected – data and reaction were better than expected.
- Worse than expected – worst case scenario. Data and results are worse than expected.