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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, Feb. 2

Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Indexes to be released for Japan, euro area, U.K., and China.

(Date approximate) Conference Board's consumer confidence index for January.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. personal income and spending for December, forecast to rise 0.2 per cent and to fall by 0.2 per cent, respectively.

(945 a.m. ET) U.S. Markit manufacturing PMI.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. manufacturing ISM PMI for January. Consensus is for a reading of 54.8.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. construction spending for December. It's forecast to rise 0.8 per cent.

Earnings expected: Imperial Oil, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc.; Advent Software Inc., American Financial Group Inc., Anadarko Petroleum Corp., Avery Dennison Corp., Black Hills Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp., Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., Lennox International Inc., Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC, Pitney Bowes Inc., RentACenter Inc., Sysco Corp., XL Group Plc

Tuesday, Feb. 3

Euro area producer price index for December, forecast to fall 2.5 per cent from a year ago. Italy releases consumer price index.

(830 a.m. ET) Canada's industrial product price index and raw materials price index for December. They are forecast to fall 0.5 per cent and 0.8 per cent, respectively.

Auto sales for January tentatively scheduled.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. factory orders for December, forecast to decline 2 per cent.

Earnings expected: TMX Group, WestJet Airlines, Aetna Inc., Aflac Inc., AGCO Corp., Airgas Inc., Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd., American Superconductor Corp., Arch Coal Inc., Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., Array BioPharma Inc., Atmos Energy Corp., AutoNation Inc., Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P., Carbonite Inc., Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., Cytokinetics Inc., Eaton Corp. Plc, Emerson Electric Co., Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc., Gannett Co. Inc., Gilead Sciences Inc., Headwaters Inc., Jack Henry & Associates Inc., McGraw Hill Financial Inc., New York Times Co., North American Energy Partners Inc., Omnicell Inc., Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc., Sparton Corp., Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., Twin Disc Inc., Ultimate Software Group Inc., United Parcel Service Inc., Vitesse Semicon Corp., W.R. Berkley Corp., Waddell & Reed Fincl Inc., Walt Disney Co., Wendy's Co., Wisconsin Energy Corp.

Wednesday, Feb. 4

Composite and services PMIs due from Japan, China, U.K. and euro area. Euro area also to release retail sales for December.

(815 a.m. ET) ADP National Employment Report for the U.S. Consensus is for a 220,000 gain.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. non-manufacturing ISM index. Consensus is for a reading of 56.5.

Earnings expected: ATS Automation, Calian Technologies, Canaccord Genuity, Canfor, Canfor Pulp, Gildan Activewear, Intact Financial, Suncor Energy, Allergan Inc., Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc., Allstate Corp., AmeriGas Partners L.P., Arlington Asset Invest Corp., Arrow Electronics Inc., Automatic Data Processing Inc., BioMed Realty Trust Inc., Boot Barn Holdings Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., Brandywine Realty Trust, Brookdale Senior Living Inc., Cardtronics Inc., Cascade Microtech Inc., CBRE Group Inc., Cincinnati Finanical Corp., Clearwater Paper Corp., ClickSoftware Tech Ltd., Clorox Co., CVS Health Corp., Dawson Geophysical Co., eGain Corp., Enbridge Energy Management L.L.C., EnerSys, Everest RE Group Ltd., Exponent Inc., Farmer Bros. Co., FEI Co., Fidelity & Guaranty Life, FMC Corp., FormFactor Inc., Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc., General Cable Corp., General Motors Co., Geospace Tech Corp., Gladstone Invest Corp., Glu Mobile Inc., Green Plains Inc., Hain Celestial Group Inc., Hillenbrand Inc., Humana Inc., Interactive Intelligence Group Inc., iRobot Corp., Ixia, Keurig Green Mountain Inc., Knoll Inc., Level 3 Commun Inc., Marathon Petroleum Corp., Merck & Co. Inc., Motorola Solutions Inc., Murphy USA Inc., Neurocrine Biosciences Inc., Plains All American Pipeline L.P., Prudential Fincl Inc., Ralph Lauren Corp., Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., Shutterfly Inc., Spectra Energy Corp., Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc., Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., Under Armour Inc., USA Tech Inc., Whirlpool Corp., YUM! Brands Inc.

Thursday, Feb. 5

Germany reveals December factory orders.

Bank of England wraps up two-day monetary policy meeting.

(830 a.m. ET) Canada's merchandise trade balance. Consensus is for a deficit of $1.1-billion, widening from $600-million in November.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. goods and services trade deficit. Consensus is for a surplus of $38.0-billion.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for last week. They are forecast to rise 24,000 to 289,000.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. productivity and labour costs.

Earnings expected: BCE Inc., Gluskin Sheff, Heroux-Devtek, Manitoba Telecom, MEG Energy, Resolute Forest, Saputo, Sierra Wireless, Toromont Industries, Alliance Data Systems Corp., American Science and Engineering Inc., ARC Group Worldwide Inc., athenahealth Inc., bebe stores inc., Brightcove Inc., Brooks Automation Inc., Buffalo Wild Wings Inc., Carlisle Co. Inc. Channeladvisor Corp., Charter Communications Inc., Cigna Corp., Delphi Automotive PLC, DeVry Education Group Inc., Dunkin' Brands Grp Inc., DuPont Fabros Tech Inc., Elizabeth Arden Inc., Entergy Corp., Estee Lauder Co. Inc., Expedia Inc., Flowers Foods Inc., Gartner Inc., GoPro Inc., GrubHub Inc., Hercules Offshore Inc., Invacare Corp., Kemper Corp., LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., LinkedIn Corp., Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Magellan Midstream Partners L.P., Michael Kors Holdings Ltd., MSCI Inc., NETGEAR Inc., News Corp., Nu Skin Enterprises Inc., Nuance Communications Inc., Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC, Olin Corp., Pandora Media Inc., Paylocity Holding Corp., Philip Morris Intl Inc., Pixelworks Inc., PPL Corp., Prestige Brands Holdings Inc., Prospect Capital Corp., Q2 Holdings Inc., Sally Beauty Holdings Inc., Sirius XM Holdings Inc., Snap-on Inc., Southern Copper Corp., Sprint Corp., Standard Pacific Corp., Symantec Corp., Tempur Sealy, Twitter Inc., Ubiquiti Networks Inc., Universal Technical Institute Inc., USG Corp., VeriSign Inc., Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc., Xylem Inc., Yelp Inc., YRC Worldwide Inc..

Friday, Feb. 6

Germany releases industrial production for December, and France its trade deficit.

(830 a.m. ET) Canada employment report. Consensus is for 5,000 net new jobs, with the unemployment rate holding steady at 6.7 per cent.

(830 a.m. ET) Canadian building permits for December. They are forecast to rise 5 per cent.

(830 a.m ET) U.S. nonfarm payrolls report. Consensus is for 231,000 net new jobs, with the unemployment rate holding steady at 5.6 per cent. Average hourly earnings are expected to rise 0.3 per cent.

Earnings expected: CAE Inc., Cameco, Domtar, Emera