Calendar: What investors need to know for the week ahead
Monday March 7
China foreign reserves and trade surplus
Germany factory orders and retail sales
(3 p.m. ET) U.S. consumer credit for January.
Earnings include: Cargojet Inc.; Vermilion Energy Inc.
Tuesday March 8
China aggregate yuan financing, new yuan loans and money supply
Japan current account balance and bank lending
Euro zone GDP
Germany industrial production
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s merchandise trade balance for January.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. goods and services trade deficit for January.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. wholesale inventories for January.
Earnings include: Ag Growth International Inc.; Evertz Technologies Ltd.; Ero Copper Corp.; InterRent REIT; Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.; Nuvei Corp.; Spartan Delta Corp.; Transcontinental Inc.
Wednesday March 9
China CPI and PPI
Japan GDP and machine tool orders
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Job Openings & Labor Turnover Survey for January.
Earnings include: Franco-Nevada Corp.; Granite REIT; LifeWorks Inc.; Linamar Corp.; NuVista Energy Ltd.; Pet Valu Holdings Ltd.; Peyto Exploration & Development Corp.; Pipestone Energy Corp.; Stella-Jones Inc.; WPT Industrial REIT; WSP Global Inc.
Thursday March 10
China foreign direct investment
ECB Monetary Policy meeting
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for week of March 5. Estimate is 220,000, up 5,000 from last week.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. CPI for February. The consensus forecast on the Street is a rise of 0.5 per cent from January and 7.9 per cent year-over-year.
(2 p.m. ET) U.S. budget balance for February.
Earnings include: Docebo Inc.; Empire Company Ltd.; Endeavour Silver Corp.; First Majestic Silver Corp.; Northwest Healthcare Properties REIT; Headwater Exploration Inc.; Intertape Polymer Group Inc.; Kelt Exploration Ltd.; NFI Group Inc.; Paramount Resources Ltd.; Premium Brands Holdings Corp.; Pretium Resources Inc.; Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.; Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.
Friday March 11
Japan household spending
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canadian employment for February. The Street is forecasting an increase of 0.7 per cent, or 125,000 jobs, from January with the unemployment rate sliding 0.2 per cent to 6.3 per cent.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s capacity utilization for Q4.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s national balance sheet and financial flow accounts for Q4.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment for March.
Earnings include: Energy Fuels Inc.; Trillium Therapeutics Inc.