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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 February 1

Japan, China and Euro area manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI)

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. personal spending and income for December. Consensus is increases of 0.2 per cent from November for both.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. core personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index for December. Consensus is an increase of 0.1 per cent from November and 1.4 per cent year over year.
(9:30 a.m. ET) Canada RBC manufacturing PMI for January
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. manufacturing ISM. Consensus for PMI is 48.2, unchanged from December. For prices paid, consensus is 35.0, up from 33.5 in December.

Earnings include: Aetna Inc.; Aflac Inc.; Alphabet Inc.; American Capital Agency Corp.; Cardinal Health Inc.; General Growth Properties Inc.; Mattel Inc.; Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd.; Sysco Corp.; Tesoro Corp.; Wynn Resorts Ltd.


Tuesday February 2

Euro area jobless rate and producer price index
Germany unemployment

Also: U.S. and Canada auto sales for January

Earnings include: Absolute Software Corp.; ADT Corp.; Calian Technologies Ltd.; Cepheid; Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.; Dow Chemical Co.; Exxon Mobil Corp.; Gilead Sciences Inc.; Harris Corp.; Imperial Oil Ltd.; Kimco Realty Corp.;  Match Group Inc.; Motorola Solutions Inc.; Myriad Genetics Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; Pitney Bowles Inc.; United Parcel Service Inc.; WestJet Airlines Ltd.; Yahoo! Inc.


Wednesday February 3

Japan, China and Euro area services and composite PMI

(8:15 a.m. ET) U.S. ADP employment report for January. Consensus is an increase of 190,000 jobs.
(10:30 a.m. ET) EIA Petroleum Status Report

Earnings include: Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Allstate Corp.; ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.; Becton Dickinson and Co.; Boston Properties Inc.; Exco Technologies Ltd; Exelon Corp.; Franklin Resources Inc.; General Motors Co.; Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.; GoPro Inc.; Heroux-Devtek Inc.; International Paper Co.; Macerich Co.; Marathon Petroleum Corp.; MEG Energy Corp.; Merck & Co Inc.; Metlife Inc.; Suncor Energy Inc.; Taiga Building Products Ltd.; Vantiv, Inc.; Yum! Brands Inc.


Thursday February 4

Euro area PMI

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for week of Jan. 30. Estimate is 280,000, an increase of 2,000 from week of Jan. 23.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. productivity and unit labour costs for fourth quarter (preliminary). Consensus is an annualized rate decline of 1.6 per cent and increase of 3.8 per cent, respectively.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. factory orders for December. Consensus is a decline of 2.3 per cent from previous month.

Earnings include: AmerisourceBergen Corp.; BCE Inc.; Boston Scientific Corp.; Cigna Corp.; Clorox Co.; CMS Energy Corp.; ConocoPhillips; Cummins Inc.; Dominion Resources Inc.; EQT Corp.; Genworth MI Canada Inc.; Hanesbrands Inc.; Intercontinental Exchange Inc.; Magellan Midstream Partners LP; Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.; McGraw Hill Financial Inc.; New York Times Co.; News Corp.; Occidental Petroleum Corp.; Philip Morris International Inc.; PPL Corp.; Royal Gold Inc.; Saputo Inc.; Sierra Wireless Inc.; Symantec Corp.; Wi-LAN Inc.


Friday February 5

Japan leading index
Germany factory orders

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada employment for January. Estimate is an increase of 5,000 jobs, or 0.03 per cent, from December.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada unemployment rate for January. Estimate is 7.2 per cent, up 0.1 per cent from December.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada average hourly wages for January. Estimate is an increase of 2.8 per cent year over year.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada merchandise trade deficit for December. Estimate is $1.8-billion, down from $2-billion in November.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. non-farm payrolls for January. Consensus is an increase of 190,000 from December.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. unemployment rate for January. Consensus is 5 per cent, unchanged from December.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. average hourly earnings for January. Consensus is an increase of 0.3 per cent from December and 2.2 per cent year over year.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. goods and services trade deficit for December. Consensus is $42.8-billion, up from $42.4-billion in November.
(10 a.m. ET) Canada Ivey Purchasing Managers' Index for January
(3 p.m. ET) U.S. consumer credit for December. Consensus is $16-billion, up from $14-billion in previous month.

Earnings include: Ametek Inc.; Aon PLC; Brookfield Property Partners LP; Cameco Corp.; CME Group Inc.; Colliers International Group Inc.; Domtar Corp.; Moody's Corp.; Tyson Foods Inc.; Weyerhaeuser Co..