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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, April 27

Earnings include: Barrick Gold, PrairieSky, Precision Drilling, Restaurant Brands, Advent Software Inc, Apple Inc.,Barracuda Networks Inc.,Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc., Boston Ppties Inc., Churchill Downs Inc., Compass Minerals, Homestreet Inc., J & J Snack Foods Corp., Jones Lang LaSalle, PMC-Sierra Inc., Seaspan Corp., Southern Copper Corp., SS&C Tech Inc., The Container Store Grp Inc, Universal American Corp. , Wabash Natl Corp., Waste Connections Inc.

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Tuesday, April 28

Japan releases retail sales for March. U.K. releases first quarter GDP.

(845 a.m ET) Bank of Canada Governor Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins appear before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance.

(9 a.m. ET) U.S. S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index. Consensus is for a rise of 4.7 per cent from a year earlier.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Conference Board consumer confidence index. Consensus is for 102.5.

FOMC meeting begins.

Earnings include: Acadian Timber, Ballard Power, Capstone Mining, Detour Gold, DH Corp., FirstService, Genworth MI Canada, Novadaq, Open Text, Sherritt, TransAlta, Yamana Gold, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Acadia Healthcare Company Inc., Aegion Corp., Aetna Inc., Aflac Inc., Akamai Tech Inc.,Alliance Resource Partners, Ally Fincl Inc, Applied Micro Circuits Corp., Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp., Boston Scientific Corp., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Buffalo Wild Wings Inc., Capella Education Company, Carbonite Inc., Cirrus Logic Inc., Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., Coach Inc., Compugen Ltd. , Computer Task Grp, Corning Inc., Del Frisco's Restaurant Grp, Dynamic Materials Corp., Ecolab Inc., Edison Intl, EXCO Resources Inc., FirstSvc Corp., Ford Motor Co., Franklin Electric Co., GoPro Inc, Intrepid Potash Inc., JetBlue Airways Corp, Kraft Foods Grp Inc., Lexmark , McGraw Hill Fincl, Merck & Co., Oshkosh Corp, Panera Bread,Pfizer Inc, Range Resources, Sirius XM Hldgs Inc., SolarWinds Inc., Supervalu Inc., Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc, Tempur Sealy, Town Sports, Twitter Inc., United Parcel Svc Inc, United States Steel Corp., United Therapeutics Corp., Valero Energy Corp., Western Digital Corp., Wolverine World Wide Inc., Xoom Corp.


Wednesday, April 29

Euro area economic confidence, M3 Money Supply and Germany releases its April consumer price index.

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(830 a.m. ET) Canada industrial produce price index and raw materials price index, expected to decline 0.1 per cent and 2.0 per cent, respectively.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. real GDP for the first quarter. Consensus is for a 1.0 per cent rise when annualized.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. pending home sales for March. Consensus is for a rise of 1.1 per cent.

(2 p.m. ET) FOMC announcement.

Earnings include: Atco Ltd., Cameco, Cenovus, CGI Group, Colabor, Constellation Software, Horizon North, Jean Coutu, Lake Shore Gold, Lundin Mining, New Gold, Orbite Aluminae, Stella-Jones, Suncor Energy, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, AMC Entertain Hldgs, Amedisys Inc., American Railcar Indus Inc., Anthem Inc., Avery Dennison Corp., BGC Partners Inc.,Boston Beer Company Inc., Brookdale Senior Living Inc., Brunswick Corp., Cabot Corp, Cameco Corp., CBRE Grp Inc. , CGI Grp Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Duke Realty Corp., Eaton Corp. , Equity One Inc., Exelon Corp., Extra Space Storage Inc., Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, FormFactor Inc., Forrester Research Inc., Frank's Intl NV, Garmin Ltd., General Dynamics Corp., Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, GrubHub Inc., Hercules Offshore Inc., Hess Corp., Hilton Worldwide, Hudson Tech Inc., Intl Paper Company, John Bean Tech Corp., La Quinta Hldgs Inc, Level 3 Commun Inc., Lumber Liquidators, Marriott Intl Inc., MasterCard Inc., Methanex Corp., Mondelez Intl Inc., Murphy Oil Corp., Norfolk Southern Corp., Northrop Grumman Corp., Omnicare Inc., Praxair Inc. , Quaker Chemical Corp., Questar Corp., Roadrunner Transportation, Rollins Inc., Shutterfly Inc., Silicon Graphics Intl Corp., Silicon Laboratories Inc., Spirit Airlines Inc, SPX Corp., Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Suncor Energy Inc., TAL Intl Grp Inc., Thomson Reuters Corp., Time Warner Inc., Waste Mgmt Inc. , Whiting Petroleum Corp., XL Grp Plc , Yelp Inc.

Thursday, April 30
 

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Japan releases industrial production for March, forecast to decline 3.4 per cent from a year earlier. The Bank of Japan also holds its policy meeting and semi-annual outlook report.

Euro area April CPI and jobless rate. Germany releases unemployment stats, France consumer spending and producer price index, Italy jobless rate and consumer price index. ECB also releases its economic bulletin.

(830 a.m. ET) Canada real GDP for February, with the consensus expecting a decline of 0.1 per cent.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for last week, forecast to decline 5,000 from the previous week.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. employment cost index for the first quarter, forecast to rise 2.5 per cent from a year earlier.

(830 a.m. ET) U.S. personal income and spending, forecast to rise 0.2 per cent and 0.5 per cent, respectively.

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(1030 a.m. ET) Banmk of Canada Governor Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins appear before the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce.

Manitoba and Newfoundland and Labrador budget.

Earnings include: Agnico Eagle, AltaGas, BCE Inc., Calfrac Well Services, Canadian Oil Sands, Centerra Gold, Domtar, Eldorado Gold, Fairfax Financial, First Quantum, GMP Capital, Goldcorp, Imax, Imperial Oil, Interfor, Maple Leaf Foods, Penn West, Potash Corp., Progressive Waste, RDM Corp., Strongco, Uni-Select, Vicwest, Western Energy, Abaxis Inc., ACI Worldwide Inc., Agnico-Eagle Mines, Airgas Inc., Alliant Energy Corp., American Intl Grp Inc., American Tower Corp., American Vanguard Corp., Applied Indus Tech Inc., Armstrong World Indus Inc, Arrow Electronics Inc, athenahealth Inc., Atlas Air Worldwide Hldgs Inc., Audience Inc., Automatic Data Processing Inc., Avon Products Inc., BCE Inc., BlackRock Capital, Blue Nile Inc., Boyd Gaming Corp, Brightcove Inc., Brooks Automation Inc., Callidus Software Inc., Cardinal Health Inc., Carpenter Tech Corp, Catamaran Corp., Celgene Corp., Chart Indus Inc., Chefs' Warehouse Inc., Chesapeake Lodging Trust, Cigna Corp., Clear Channel Outdoor, Coca-Cola Enterp Inc., Colgate-Palmolive Company, Columbia Sportswear Co., ConocoPhillips, CubeSmart, Delphi Automotive PLC , DigitalGlobe Inc, Domtar Corp., DreamWorks Animation, Dresser-Rand Grp Inc, Dun & Bradstreet Corp., Eastman Chemical, Eldorado Gold Corp., Elizabeth Arden Inc., Exxon Mobil Corp, Fiesta Restaurant, First Solar Inc., Flowserve Corp, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc., Gildan Activewear Inc., Gilead Sciences Inc. , Goldcorp Inc., Habit Restaurants Inc, Invesco Ltd., Iron Mountain Inc. , JDS Uniphase Corp., L-3 Commun Hldgs Inc., LendingTree Inc., Limelight Networks Inc., LinkedIn Corp., Live Nation Entertain Inc., Magellan Health Inc., Marathon Petroleum Corp., Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp., Mercer Intl Inc, Mosaic Company, New York Times Company, NutriSys Inc., Penn West Petroleum, Phillips 66, Pioneer Energy Svcs Corp, Pinnacle Foods Inc., Pitney Bowes Inc., Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc., Public Storage, QLogic Corp., Radian Grp Inc, Regal Entertain, Sealed Air Corp., Skullcandy Inc., South State Corp., Spectrum Brands, Standard Pacific Corp., Starz Inc, Superior Energy Svcs, T-Mobile US Inc., Time Warner Cable Inc., Ultra Petroleum Corp., Viacom Inc., Virgin America Inc., Visa Inc, Western Union Company, World Wrestling Ent.

Friday, May1
 

China releases April manufacturing PMI and non-manufacturing PMI.

Japan releases consumer price index, jobless rate, household spending, and manufacturing PMI.

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Markets closed in Europe for Labour Day. U.K. releass manufacturing PMI.

North American auto sales tentatively scheduled to be released.

(930 a.m. ET) Canada RBC manufacturing PMI.

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

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. manufacturing ISM PMI, forecastto come in at 52.0.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. construction spending for March. Consensus is for a rise of 0.4 per cent.

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(10 a.m. ET) U.S. University of Michigan consumer sentiment. Forecast is 95.9.

Earnings include: Clearwater Seafoods, Norbord, TransCanada.

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