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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, March 2

Japan capital spending for the fourth quarter and a final reading on February manufacturing PMI.

China manufacturing PMI (date approximate) plus non-manufacturing PMI and HSBC manufacturing PMI.

Euro area consumer price index and manufacturing PMI for February, plus January jobless rate.

(830 a.m. ET) Canada current account deficit for the fourth quarter. Consensus is for $12.5-billion, or an annual rate of $50-billion.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. personal income, forecast to rise 0.4 per cent, and personal spending, forecast to decline 0.1 per cent, for January.

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

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. manufacturing ISM PMI.

(10 a.m ET) U.S. construction spending for January, forecast to rise 0.3 per cent.

Earnings include: Morneau Shepell, Pizza Pizza, SunOpta, Acceleron Pharma Inc., Carmike Cinemas Inc., Chuy's Holdings Inc., Core-Mark Holdings Co., Cumulus Media Inc., DTS Inc., Federal Signal Corp., Guidewire Software Inc., Halozyme Therapeutics Inc., Matador Resources, McDermott International, Mid-Con Energy Partners, Mylan Inc., Nabors Industries Ltd., Newcastle Investment Corp., NutriSys Inc., Palo Alto Networks Inc., Salix Pharmaceutical Ltd., Sotheby's, Vanguard Natural Resources.

Tuesday, March 3

Euro producer price index for January and Germany January retail sales.

(830 a.m. ET) Canada real GDP. It's expected to see growth of 2.5 per cent on an annualized basis.

(830 a.m. ET) Canada January industrial product price index, forecast to fall 1.1 per cent, and raw materials price index, forecast to drop 6.5 per cent.

Auto sales tentative scheduled.

(815 p.m. ET) Fed Chair Yellen speaks on bank regulation.

Earnings include: Avigilon, Bank of Nova Scotia, Centric Health, EnerCare, AutoZone Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, Barclays, Best Buy, Bob Evans Farms, Bona Film, Bridgepoint Education, Dick's Sporting Goods, Kate Spade & Co., NeoPhotonics Corp., Renewable Energy Group, Smith & Wesson, TiVo Inc., TRI Pointe Homes, Trivascular Tech Inc., WhiteHorse Finance Inc.

Wednesday, March 4

Japan composite PMI and services PMI.

China's HSBC PMI.

Euro area composite PMI and services PMI for February and January retail sales.

(815 a.m. ET) ADP National Employment report for February. Job gains of 214,000 are expected.

(10 a.m. ET) Bank of Canada policy announcement.

(10 a.m. ET) Nonmanufacturing ISM. Consensus is for 56.5.

(2 p.m. ET) Beige Book.

Earnings include: Aecon Group, Axia NetMedia, Black Diamond, Capstone Infrastructure, Essential Energy, Great Canadian Gaming, Linamar, Savanna Energy, Torstar, Trinidad Drilling, Abercrombie & Fitch Co., Achillion Pharms Inc., Alamo Group, Amedisys Inc., Big Lots Inc., Brown Shoe Company Inc., Callon Petroleum, Craft Brew Alliance, Diana Shipping Inc., FairPoint Communications, Fresh Market Inc., Garrison Capital Inc., GSI Group, H&R Block Inc., Hudson Tech Inc., Hydrogenics Corp., Korn/Ferry International, Lumos Networks Corp., Pacific Ethanol, PetroQuest Energy Inc., PetSmart Inc., Roundy's Inc., Semtech Corp., Staples Inc., Summer Infant Inc., TG Therapeutics Inc., Triumph Bancorp Inc., W&T Offshore Inc., Warren Resources Inc., Wayfair Inc

Thursday, March 5

Euro area retail PMI for February; Germany factory orders for January; Italy real GDP for the fourth quarter.

(830 a.m. ET)  U.S. initial jobless claims for last week, forecast to decline 23,000 to 290,000.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. productivity for the fourth quarter and unit labour costs.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. factory orders for January, forecast to rise 0.2 per cent.

Earnings include: Algonquin Power, Canadian Natural, Descartes Systems, George Weston, GMP Capital, SNC-Lavalin, ZCL Composites, Abraxas Petroleum Corp., Addus HomeCare Corp., Air Transport Services Group Inc., BlackRock Kelso Capital Corp., Canadian Natural Resources, Canadian Solar Inc., Cellular Dynamics, Checkpoint Systems, Chefs' Warehouse Inc., Chesapeake Utilities Corp., Ciena Corp., Comtech TeleCommunications, Costco, Demand Media, Descartes Systems, Diamond Foods, Kroger Co., Resolute Energy, Skullcandy Inc., TransGlobe Energy, U.S. Concrete, Violin Memory Inc., Zogenix Inc.

Friday, March 6

Euro area real GDP for the fourth quarter. Germany industrial production for January, France trade deficit for January, and Italy producer price index for January.

(830 a.m. ET) Canadian merchandise trade balance for January. Consensus is for a drop of $1.2-billion (Canadian).

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. Goods and services trade deficit. Consensus is for $41.6-billion (U.S.).

(830 a.m. ET) Canadian building permits for January, forecast to fall 5.0 per cent.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. nonfarm payrolls for February, forecast to rise 238,000. The unemployment rate is expected to drop a notch to 5.6 per cent. Average hourly earnings are expected to rise 0.2 per cent.

Earnings include: Trimac Transportation