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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 9

Japan real GDP data for Q4 and current account balance for January

China trade surplus for February

Germany trade surplus for January

(8:15 a.m. ET) Canada housing starts. Consensus is 175,000, a 6.6% decline on an annualized basis.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Federal Reserve Labour Market Conditions Index for February, estimated to rise 5.0 points from January.

Earnings include: Com Dev, Crew Energy, Fortress Paper, Westport Innovations, American Midstream Partners, Atlas Financial, Casey's General Stores, Korn/Ferry International, Millennial Media Inc., Piedmont Natural Gas, Primo Water Corp., Scientific Games Corp., United Natural Foods Inc., Urban Outfitters Inc., Westport Innovations Inc.

Tuesday, March 10

China CPI and PPI for February

France industrial and manufacturing production for January; Italy industrial production for January

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. job openings and labour turnover survey.

Earnings include: Intertape Polyme, Kelt Exploration, NorthWest Healthcare, Pure Industrial REIT, Seven Generations Energy, Stuart Olson, Timmins Gold, Analogic Corp., Barnes & Noble, Bridgepoint Education, Five Oaks Investment Corp., FuelCell Energy Inc., Habit Restaurants Inc., Horizon Tech Finance, Kronos Worldwide Inc., Lincoln Educational, Midstates Petroleum, Radius Health Inc., SINA Corp., Sunshine Heart Inc., TCP Capital Corp., THL Credit Inc., VeriFone, Zogenix Inc.

Wednesday, March 11

China industrial production (year-to-date), retail sales (year-to-date), fixed asset investment (year-to-date)

(10:30 a.m. ET) U.S. EIA Petroleum Status Report

(2 p.m. ET) U.S. budget deficit. Consensus is $188-billion (Feb. 14 was $193.5-billion)

Earnings include: Brookfield Real Estate, Carmanah Technologies, Cervus Equipment, Crescent Point, FP Newspapers, Holloway Lodging, K-Bro Linen, Northern Property, Quebecor, Rocky Mountain Dealerships, American Residential Properties, Arc Logistics Partners, Box Inc., Brown Shoe Company Inc., Crescent Point Energy Corp., Douglas Dynamics Inc., Express Inc., JP Energy Partners, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company, Men's Wearhouse Inc., Neff Corp., Omega Protein Corp., Planet Payment Inc., Rosetta Stone Inc., Shake Shack Inc., Warren Resources Inc., Workiva Inc., XOMA Corp., Zoe's Kitchen Inc

Thursday, March 12

Japan consumer confidence for February

Euro area industrial production for January

Germany and France consumer price index for February

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada capacity utilization. Consensus for Q4 is 83.4 per cent (unchanged from Q3)

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada new housing price index. Estimated to increase 0.1 per cent

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. jobless claims. Estimated to be 306,000, a decline of 14,000 from Feb. 28.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. import and export prices

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. business inventories. Estimated to increase 0.1 per cent for January.

Earnings include: AlarmForce, Athabasca Oil, Bellatrix, Canadian Energy Services, Canexus, Cardiome Pharma, Colabor Group, Empire Co., Fortuna Silver, InnVest REIT, McCoy Global, Premium Brands, Pure Technologies, Redline, Semafo, Total Energy Services, Transat A.T., Veresen, Xtreme Drilling,Aeropostale Inc., Anacor Pharmaceutical Inc., Antares Pharmaceutical Inc., Aratana Therapeutics Inc., Banc of California Inc., Bon-Ton Stores Inc., Cancer Genetics Inc., Children's Place Inc., Diversified Restaurant Holdings Inc., Dollar General Corp., El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc., Federal Agricultural Mortgage, Fortuna Silver Mines Inc., FTD Companies Inc., Genesco Inc., Global Partners LP, Harvest Capital Credit Corp., Houston Wire & Cable, Jamba Inc., Kirkland's Inc., Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, LGI Homes Inc., Medifast Inc., Peak Resorts Inc., QAD Inc., RE/MAX Holdings Inc., SeaChange International Inc., Sportsman's Warehouse, TravelCenters of America LLC, Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc., Vail Resorts Inc.

Friday, March 13

Japan industrial production for January

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canadian unemployment rate. Consensus is a loss of 5,000 net jobs.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada unemployment rate. Consensus is 6.7 per cent (January was 6.6 per cent)

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada new motor vehicle sales (tentative). Estimate for January is an increase of 4.3 per cent year over year

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. PPI Final Demand. Consensus is an increase of 0.3 per cent (unchanged year over year)

(9 a.m. ET) Canada existing home sales. Estimated to increase 1.0 per cent year over year

(9 a.m. ET) Canada average home price. Estimated to increase 5.5 per cent year over year

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. – University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment. Consensus is 95.5 (from 95.4 in February)

Earnings include: B2Gold, Cascades, Stella-Jones.