A daily rundown of the economic reports and corporate earnings that will be grabbing the market's attention in the week ahead.
Monday, Aug. 18
The Ontario Securities Commission holds a pre-hearing conference in the matter of Sino-Forest Corp., Allen Chan, Albert Ip, Alfred C.T. Hung, George Ho, Simon Yeung and David Horsley.
The Ontario Securities Commission holds a hearing into the matter of former Investors Group mutual fund seller Paul Yaannou.
Absolute Software Corp., which sells embedded security and tracking technology for computers and mobile devices, releases fourth-quarter and year-end results.
National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for August.
Tuesday, Aug. 19
The ground-breaking ceremony for the start of construction on Chinese company Maple Armor’s first-ever plant in Quebec.
San Gold Corp. holds its annual meeting. (10 a.m. at Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre.
Home Depot reports results.
Wednesday, Aug. 20
Commerce Department releases housing starts for July; Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for July.
U.S. Federal Reserve and Bank of England release minutes from their most recent policy meetings.
Statscan releases wholesale trade numbers for June
Lowe’s Cos. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
Target Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.
Thursday, Aug. 21
Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates; National Association of Realtors releases existing home sales for July; Conference Board eases leading indicators for July.
Gap Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.
Friday, Aug. 22
Canadian July inflation
Statscan retail trade report for June
Royal Bank of Canada releases third-quarter results.