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The following is a daily rundown of the economic reports and corporate earnings that will be grabbing the market's attention in the week ahead. Figures in brackets for corporate earnings represent analyst estimates for adjusted earnings per share, according to FactSet.

Monday, Jan. 6

(830 a.m. ET) Statistics Canada releases the industrial product and raw materials price indexes for November.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for December.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Commerce Department releases factory orders for November.


Tuesday, Jan. 7

(730 a.m. ET) Chief economists from the five major Canadian banks speak at Economic Outlook 2014, an event hosted by the Economic Club of Canada.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. Commerce Department releases international trade data for November.

(830 a.m. ET) Statistics Canada releases international merchandise trade results for November.


Wednesday, Jan. 8

(815 a.m. ET) Payroll processor ADP releases private-sector employment figures for December in the U.S.

(2 p.m. ET) Federal Reserve releases minutes from December interest-rate meeting.

Earnings include:

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (1.15)

Constellation Brands Inc. (0.91)

Exfo Inc. (0.03)

Family Dollar Stores Inc. (0.69)

Global Payments Inc. (1.03)

Investors Bancorp Inc. (0.27)

Monsanto Company (0.64)


Thursday, Jan. 9

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims.

(830 a.m. ET) Statistics Canada releases building permits data and its new housing price index results for November.

Selected U.S. chain retailers release December sales comparisons.

European Central Bank’s governing council meets to set monetary policy for the euro zone.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. releases preliminary housing start data for December.

Earnings include:

Jean Coutu Group (0.28)

Com Dev International (0.07)

Nordion Inc. (0.21)

Postmedia Network (no estimates available)

Sandvine Corp (0.04)

Alcoa Inc. (0.06)

PriceSmart Inc. (0.74)

Progress Software Corp. (0.41)

Supervalu Inc. (0.14)


Friday, Jan. 10

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. Labor Department releases employment data for December.

(830 a.m. ET) Statistics Canada releases the labour force survey for December.


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