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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 December 7

Japan leading index
China foreign reserves and trade surplus
Germany industrial production

(3 p.m. ET) U.S. consumer credit for October. Consensus is $18.3-billion, down from $28.9-billion in September

Earnings include: H & R Block Inc.; Integrated Asset Management Corp.; Merus Labs International Inc.; Orvana Minerals Corp.; Starcore International Mines Ltd.; United Natural Foods Inc.; Vail Resorts Inc.


Tuesday December 8

Japan real GDP, current account balance and bank lending
Euro area real GDP

(8:15 a.m. ET) Canada housing starts for November. Consensus is an annualized rate decline of 0.3 per cent.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Job Openings & Labor Turnover Survey for October
(12:35 p.m. ET) Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz speaks to Empire Club of Canada in Toronto

Earnings include: Autozone Inc.; Childrens Place Inc.; HD Supply Holdings Inc.; Smith & Wesson Holding Corp.; Toll Brothers Inc.;


Wednesday December 9

China consumer price index, producer price index, aggregate yuan financing, new yuan loans and money supply

(10:30 a.m. ET) EIA petroleum status report

Earnings include: Costco Wholesale Corp.; CounterPath Corp.; Dollarama Inc.; Inscape Corp.; Laurentian Bank of Canada; Lululemon Athletica Inc.; Men's Wearhouse Inc.; Transat AT Inc.; ViXS Systems Inc..


Thursday December 10

Japan PPI

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada capacity utilization for the third quarter. Estimate is 82.3 per cent, up from 81.3 per cent in Q2.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada new housing price index for October. Estimate is an increase of 0.1 per cent from September and 1.3 per cent year over year.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for week of Dec. 5. Estimate is a decline of 266,000, a decline of 3,000 jobs from week of Nov. 28.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. import prices for November. Estimate is a decline of 0.8 per cent from October
(2 p.m. ET) U.S. budget deficit for November. Estimate is $68-billion, up from $56.8-billion in November of 2014.

Earnings include: Adf Group Inc.; Adobe Systems Inc.; BIOX Corp.; Ciena Corp.; DavidsTea Inc.; Dominion Diamond Corp.; Inscape Corp.; Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc.; TerraVest Capital Inc


Friday December 11

Germany PPI

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. retail sales for November. Consensus is an increase of 0.3 per cent from October. Excluding automobiles, consensus is also 0.3 per cent.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. producer price index final demand for November. Consensus is unchanged for October and a decline of 1.4 per cent year over year. Excluding food and energy, consensus is an increase of 0.1 per cent from the previous month and 0.2 per cent year over year.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. University of Michigan consumer sentiment for December (preliminary). Estimate is 92.0, up from 91.3 in November.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. business inventories for October. Estimate is an increase of 0.1 per cent from September.

Earnings include: BRP Inc.