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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 January 11

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

(8:15 a.m. ET) Canada housing starts for December. Estimate is an annualized rate decline of 8 per cent.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Federal Reserve Labor Market Conditions Index for December. Estimate is unchanged from previous month.
(10:30 a.m. ET) Bank of Canada Outlook Survey and Senior Loan Officer Survey for fourth quarter.
(11:30 a.m. ET) Canada federal finance minister Bill Morneau speaks on economic situation at Halifax Chamber of Commerce.

Earnings include: Alcoa Inc.; Currency Exchange International Corp.; Uranium Participation Corp.

Tuesday January 12

Japan current account surplus, bank lending and consumer confidence
China trade surplus

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Job Openings & Labor Turnover Survey for November.

Earnings include: Cogeco Cable Inc; COGECO Inc.; CSX Corp.; IHS Inc.; Neptune Technologies & Bioresources Inc.

Wednesday January 13

Euro area industrial production

(2 p.m. ET) U.S. budget balance for December. Estimate is a deficit of $2.7-billion (U.S.) , down from a surplus of $1.9-billion in December of 2014.
(2 p.m.) U.S. Beige Book released

Earnings include: COM DEV International Ltd.; DragonWave Inc.; Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc.; theScore Inc.; Velan Inc.

Thursday January 14

Japan machine orders and PPI
Euro area EBC minutes from Dec. 3 meeting

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada new housing index for November. Estimate is an increase of 0.1 per cent from October and 1.5 per cent year over year.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for week of Jan. 9. Estimate is 275,000, or a decline of 2,000 from week of Jan. 2.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. import prices for December. Estimate is a decline of 1.4 per cent from November.

Earnings include: First Republic Bank; Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc.; Intel Corp.; JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Performance Sports Group Ltd.

Friday January 15

Euro area trade surplus

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada new motor vehicle sales for November. Estimate is an increase of 4 per cent year over year.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada existing home sales and average prices for December.  Estimates are increase of 8 per cent and 10 per cent year over year, respectively.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. retail sales for December. Consensus is an increase of 0.1 per cent from November and 0.2 per cent excluding automobiles.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. PPI Final Demand for December. Consensus is a decline of 0.2 per cent from November and a decline of 1 per cent year over year. Excluding food and energy, consensus estimates are increases of 0.1 per cent and 0.3 per cent, respectively.
(9:15 a.m. ET) U.S. industrial production and capacity utilization for December. Consensus estimates are a decline from November of 0.2 per cent and 76.8 per cent, down from 0.2 per cent from previous month, respectively.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment from January. Estimate is 93.0, up from 92.6 in December.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. business inventories for November. Estimate is unchanged from November.

Earnings include: BlackRock Inc.; Citigroup Inc.; Fastenal Co.; PNC Financial Services Group Inc.; Regions Financial Corp.; U.S. Bancorp.; Wells Fargo & Co.