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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 October 19

China reports third quarter real GDP (Consensus for 6.8 per cent year over year increase), industrial production (6 per cent y/y increase), and retail sales (10.8 per cent y/y increase).

Canada holds its federal election.

(10 a.m. ET) The U.S. releases its NAHB housing market index for October. Expected to show a reading of 62, unchanged from September.

Earnings include: Celanese Corp., Halliburton Co.,  Hasbro Inc., IBM, Lennox International Inc., M&T Bank Corp, Morgan Stanley, Mueller Industries Inc, Vale SA, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.,

Tuesday October 20

Japan reports September department store sales

Germany reports September producer price index. Estimates are for a 1.8 per cent year over year decline.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada reports is August wholesale trade numbers, expected to be a 0.5 per cent decline.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. reports is September housing starts, expected to come in at 1.140-million, up 1.2 per cent.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. reports its September building permits, expected to come in at 1.15-million, down 0.9 per cent.

Earnings include
: Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, Celestica Inc, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, Chubb Corp, Diana Shipping Inc, Discover Financial Services, Fifth Third Bancorp, Harley-Davidson Inc, iRobot Corp, Lockheed Martin Corp, Mercantile Bank Corp, Omnicom Group Inc, Packaging Corp of America, SAP SE, Teradyne Inc, Travelers Companies Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, VMware Inc, Wells Financial Corp, Werner Enterprises Inc, Yahoo! Inc.

Wednesday October 21

Japan reports its all industry activity index for August. Consensus is for a 0.2 per cent decrease. It will also report on its September merchandise trade balance. Estimates are for 87-billion yen.

(10 a.m. ET) The Bank of Canada makes its policy and monetary policy announcement. No change expected.

(11:15 a.m. ET) Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz holds a press conference on the bank's policy announcement.

Earnings include: Abbott Laboratories, American Express Co, Baker Hughes Inc, Boeing Co, Callaway Golf Co, Carlisle Companies Inc, Citrix Systems Inc, Clean Energy Fuels Corp, Coca-Cola Co, Credit Suisse Group AG, Daewoo International Corp, Datalink Corp, Deckers Outdoor Corp, eBay Inc, EMC Corp, Equifax Inc, General Motors Co, Husky Energy Inc, Kimberly-Clark Corp, Kinder Morgan Inc, Knight Transportation Inc, ManpowerGroup Inc, Morningstar Inc, Mullen Group Ltd, Nielsen Holdings PLC, Owens Corning, Piper Jaffray Companies, Polaris Industries Inc, Raymond James Financial Inc, Robert Half International Inc, Rosetta Genomics Ltd, SanDisk Corp, Sensient Technologies Corp, SKY PLC, SLM Corp, Sonoco Products Co, SUPERVALU Inc, Texas Instruments Inc, Tower Semiconductor Ltd, Tractor Supply Co, Tupperware Brands Corp, Unisys Corp, United Rentals Inc, Westshore Terminals Investment Corp.

Thursday October 22

The euro zone holds its ECB monetary policy meeting and reports its October consumer confidence, expected at -7.4.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada releases its August retail sales, expected to come in at a 0.1 per cent increase.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. reports initial weekly jobless claims, expected to show an increase of 10,000 to 265,000.

(8:30 a.m. ET)  U.S. releases the Chicago Fed National Activity Index for September, expected to show an increase of  0.1.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. reports its existing home sales for September, expect to show a 0.8 per cent increase to 5.35 million.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. reports its September leading indicator, expect to show a 0.1 per cent increase.

(11 a.m. ET) U.S. reports its Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Activity for October, expected to be -9.

Earnings include: 3M Co, Alaska Air Group Inc, Alliance Data Systems Corp,  Alphabet Inc, Altera Corp, Inc, American Electric Power Company Inc, Arctic Cat Inc, AT&T Inc, athenahealth Inc, Beasley Broadcast Group Inc, BJ's Restaurants Inc, Boise Cascade Co, Boyd Gaming Corp, Cabela's Inc, Cameron International Corp, Capital One Financial Corp, Caterpillar Inc, Comstock Mining Inc, Cypress Semiconductor Corp, Daimler AG, DeVry Education Group Inc,  Dow Chemical Co, Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc, Dunkin' Brands Group Inc, E*TRADE Financial Corp, Eastman Kodak Co, Eli Lilly and Co, Euronet Worldwide Inc, Federated Investors Inc, Fortinet Inc, Franklin Resources Inc, Freeport-McMoRan Inc, Gigamon Inc, Hancock Holding Co, Heartland Express Inc, Insteel Industries Inc, Janus Capital Group Inc, Juniper Networks Inc, KB Financial Group Inc, Keppel Corporation Ltd, LaSalle Hotel Properties, McDonald's Corp, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co, Microsoft Corp, Monro Muffler Brake Inc, Nasdaq Inc, NETGEAR Inc, NetSuite Inc, Pacific Mercantile Bancorp,  Penn National Gaming Inc, Precision Drilling Corp, QLogic Corp, Quest Diagnostics Inc, Raytheon Co, Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co, Ryder System Inc, Sirius XM Holdings Inc, Skechers USA Inc, Snap-On Inc, Southwest Airlines Co, Stanley Black & Decker Inc, TransForce Inc, Ultratech Inc, Under Armour Inc, Union Pacific Corp, United Continental Holdings Inc, Unitil Corp, USG Corp, Verisign Inc, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp.

Friday October 23

Japan reports its October manufacturing PMI, expected at 50.5. It also reports its August leading index, expected at 103.5.

The euro zone reports its October composite PMI, expected at 53.4; its manufacturing PMI, expected at 51.7; its services PMI, expected at 53.5.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada reports its September consumer price index, expected to be unchanged from August, but up 1.2 per cent year over year.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada also reports its September core CPI, expected to be a 0.4 per cent increase, or up 2.3 per cent y/y.

(9:45 a.m. ET) U.S. reports its Markit Flash manufacturing PMI for October.

Earnings include: American Airlines Group Inc, Barnes Group Inc, Cabot Oil & Gas Corp, Canadian Utilities Ltd, Citizens Financial Group Inc, Donegal Group Inc, Lear Corp, LyondellBasell Industries NV, Procter & Gamble Co, Prosperity Bancshares Inc, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, Shire PLC, South State Corp, State Street Corp,  Thomson Reuters Corp, Westmoreland Coal Co, Whirlpool Corp.

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