Know When Big Events Occur: Here Is a List

of a Few Important Ones

Significant G7 finance ministers meetings

Presidential elections

Important summits

Major Central Bank meetings

Potential changes to currency regimes

Possible debt defaults by large countries

Possible wars as a result of rising geopolitical tensions

Federal Reserve chairman’s semiannual testimony on economy

The best way to highlight the significance of these events is look at a few notable

macroeconomic examples from the past two decades.

2014 Ukraine–Russia Crisis

European Sovereign Debt Crisis (2009–2013)

Global Financial Crisis (2007–2009), Subprime

Political Uncertainty: 2004 U.S. Presidential Election

G7Meeting Dubai September 2003

U.S. War Against Iraq