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A daily rundown of the economic reports and corporate earnings that will be grabbing the market's attention in the week ahead.

Monday Sept. 8

Japan releases final reading on GDP for the second quarter and its July current account surplus.

China tentatively scheduled to release August trade surplus.

Russia tentatively scheduled to release second-quarter preliminary GDP data.

Germany reveals its trade surplus for July.

(830 a.m. ET) Canada releases building permits for July. They are forecast to decline 10 per cent after rising 13.5 per cent in June.

Earnings include: Evertz Technologies; Kirkland Lake Gold; Campbell Soup; Casey's General Stores;

Tuesday Sept. 9

China releases new yuan loans and M2 money supply for August.

Japan releases consumer confidence for August and minutes from its recent monetary policy meeting.

France releases trade deficit for July while the U.K. reveals trade and industrial/manufacturing production numbers.

(815 a.m. ET) Canada releases housing starts data for August. Consensus is for 195,000 starts on an annualized, down from 200,100 in July.

Apple holds media event. Expected to reveal the new iPhone 6.

Earnings include: Barnes & Noble; Burlington Stores; Comverse; HealthEquity; Krispy Kreme Doughnuts; Oxford Industries; Palo Alto Networks.

Wednesday Sept. 10

Japan releases producer price index and machine orders.

France reveals latest industrial and manufacturing production data.

(830 a.m. ET) Canada releases capacity utilization for the second quarter. Consensus is for 82.7 per cent, up from 82.5 per cent in the first quarter.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. releases wholesale inventories for July, forecast to rise 0.5 per cent after gaining 0.3 per cent in June.

Earnings include: Empire Co.; Men's Wearhouse; Restoration Hardware.

Thursday Sept. 11

China to release CPI and PPI data for August. Annual inflation is expected to run at 2.2 per cent, down from 2.3 per cent in July.

Germany and France release consumer price index for August.

European Central bank releases its monthly report.

(830 a.m. ET) Canada releases new housing price index for July. It's forecast to rise 1.5 per cent when annualized, holding steady from June.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. releases initial jobless claims for last week. They are forecast at 300,000, down 2,000 from the previous week.

(2 p.m. ET) U.S. releases its latest budget deficit numbers for August. Consensus is for a deficit of $132.5-billion (U.S.).

Earnings include: Lululemon Athletica; Lumenpulse; North West Co.; Tecsys; Transcontinental; Cherokee; Kroger.

Friday Sept. 12

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. retail sales for August. Consensus is for a rise of 0.4 per cent, or 0.3 per cent when excluding autos.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. import prices for August, forecast to fall 1.0 per cent.

(955 a.m. ET) U.S. University of Michigan consumer sentiment. It's forecast to rise to 83.1 from August's 82.5.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. releases business inventories for July. Consensus is for a rise of 0.4 per cent, equal to June's reading.

Earnings include: BRP Inc.; Hudson's Bay