The news release schedule might be short on Friday, but it does have a couple of important market movers; let's take a quick look. German Producer Price Index for July will be available at 6 AM, and prices stood unchanged on a monthly basis in June as declining oil costs pushed the total lower; it did, however, grow on an annual basis, and gains were recorded across the board. Canadian Consumer... Еще Price Index for July is up next at 12:30 PM GMT, and it's a closely watched release for Loonie Dollar traders. The annual inflation lost point 3 percentage points in June and, again, a downswing in oil prices was the main culprit; however, food prices did go up and the core reading inched higher. And the preliminary University of Michigan Consumer Confidence for August comes at 2. The Index took an unexpected hit in July, reflecting less optimism about consumers' personal finances and frustration with slow progress on health care and tax policy. I'm Jessica Walker and this was the Economic Calendar for Friday, the 18th of August. We'll be back with the next overview of key events for Monday, but for now, goodbye.