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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 25

Japan leading index
Germany Ifo business climate

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. new home sales for March. Consensus is an annualized rate increase of 1.6 per cent.

Earnings include: Alacer Gold Corp.; Canadian National Railway Co.; Capital Power Corp.; Copper Mountain Mining Corp.; Express Scripts Holding Co.; First Data Corp.; Halliburton Co.; Husky Energy Inc.; KKR & Co LP.; Southern Copper Corp.; UDR Inc.; West Fraser Timber Co Ltd.; Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp.; Xerox Corp.; Zions Bancorporation


Tuesday April 26

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. durable orders for March. Consensus is an increase of 1.8 per cent from February. Excluding transportation, a 0.5-per-cent increase is projected.
(8:40 a.m. ET) Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz peaks in New York to the Investment Industry Association of Canada and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. Press conference at 9:50 a.m.
(9 a.m. ET) U.S. S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index for February. Consensus is an increase of 0.7 per cent from February and a 5.6-per-cent increase year over year.

Also: U.S. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting begins

Earnings include: 3M Co.; Aflac Inc.; Akamai Technologies Inc.; Apple Inc.; AT&T Inc.; Ballard Power Systems Inc.; Barracuda Networks Inc.; Barrick Gold Corp.; Baxter International Inc.; Bayer AG;  BP PLC; Canfor Pulp Products Inc.; Capital One Financial Corp.; Capstone Mining Corp.; Centene Corp.; Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.; Coach Inc.; Colliers International Group Inc.; DH Corp.; DTE Energy Co.; eBay Inc.; Edwards Lifesciences Corp.; Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV; FirstEnergy Corp.; Freeport-McMoRan Inc.; Hershey Co.; Ingersoll-Rand PLC; JetBlue Airways Corp.; McGraw Hill Financial Inc.; Office Depot Inc.; Procter & Gamble Co.; Sherritt International Corporation.; Spirit Airlines Inc.; T-Mobile US Inc.;  T. Rowe Price Group Inc.; Thomson Reuters Corp.; Toromont Industries Ltd.; Twitter Inc.; United States Steel Corp.; W. R. Berkley Corp.; Whirlpool Corp; Wyndham Worldwide Corp.; Wynn Resorts Ltd


Wednesday April 27

Japan All Industry Activity Index
Euro area money supply
Germany consumer confidence

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. goods trade deficit for March. Estimate is $62.9-billion, unchanged from previous month.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. pending home sales for March. Consensus is an increase of 0.2 per cent from February.
(10:30 a.m. ET) EIA petroleum status report released.
(2 p.m. ET) U.S. FOMC announcement

Earnings include: A. O. Smith Corp.; ADT Corp; Anthem Inc.; ARC Resources Ltd.; Baker Hughes Inc.; Boeing Co.; Canadian Utilities Ltd.; Canfor Corp.; Carlyle Group LP; Cenovus Energy Inc.; Comcast Corp.; Constellation Software Inc.;  Detour Gold Corp.; Epsilon Energy Ltd; Equifax Inc.; Gannett Co Inc.;Garmin Ltd.; GlaxoSmithKline PLC; Goldcorp Inc.; Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.; International Paper Co.; Marriott International Inc.; Methanex Corp.; Nasdaq Inc.; New Gold Inc.; Open Text Corp.; Owens Corning; PayPal Holdings Inc.; Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd.; Southern Co.; Suncor Energy Inc.; Texas Instruments Inc.; Total SA; Tourmaline Oil Corp.; Wi-LAN Inc.


Thursday April 28

Japan jobless rate, household spending, retail sales, consumer price index, industrial production
Euro area economic confidence
Germany unemployment and CPI

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada survey of employment, payrolls and hours for February.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for week of April 23. Estimate is 264,000, an increase of 17,000 jobs from week of April 16.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. real GDP and GDP deflator for Q1. Consensus estimates are annualized rate increases of 0.6 per cent and 0.5 per cent, respectively.

Earnings include: AbbVie Inc.; Acadia Healthcare Company Inc.; Air Products and Chemicals Inc.; Airbus Group SE; Airgas Inc.; Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Allegion PLC; Alliant Energy Corp.; Inc.; Ametek Inc.; Amgen Inc; Arthur J Gallagher & Co.; athenahealth Inc.; Avnet Inc.; Axalta Coating Systems Ltd.; B&G Foods Inc.; Baidu Inc.; Ball Corp.; BCE Inc.; Bombardier Inc.; Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.; Bunge Ltd.; Calfrac Well Services Ltd.; Cardinal Health Inc.; Celgene Corp.; CME Group Inc.; Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.; Colgate-Palmolive Co.; ConocoPhillips; DDR Corp; Deutsche Bank AG; Domino's Pizza Inc.; Domtar Corp.; Dundee Energy Ltd.; Dunkin' Brands Group Inc; Expedia Inc.; Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.; First Quantum Minerals Ltd.; Ford Motor Co.; Genworth Financial Inc.; Genworth MI Canada Inc.; Gigamon Inc.; Gilead Sciences Inc.; GMP Capital Inc.; Groupon Inc.; HudBay Minerals Inc.; Interfor Corp.; Juniper Networks Inc.; LinkedIn Corp.; Marathon Petroleum Corp.; MasterCard Inc.; MEG Energy Corp.; MSCI Inc.; National Fuel Gas Co.; National Oilwell Varco Inc.; NextEra Energy Inc.; OceanaGold Corp.; Pandora Media Inc.; Penn West Petroleum Ltd.; Pinnacle Foods Inc.; PPL Corp.; Raytheon Co.; RDM Corp.;  Restaurant Brands International Inc.; Rogers Sugar Inc.; Royal Gold Inc.; Superior Plus Corp.; Time Warner Cable Inc.; Uni Select Inc.; Vale SA; Virgin America Inc.; Waste Management Inc.; Western Energy Services Corp.


Friday April 29

Euro area unemployment rate, CPI, real GDP
Germany retail sales

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada real GDP at basic prices for February. Consensus is a decline of 0.2 per cent from January.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada industrial product price index and raw materials price index for March. Estimates are increases of 0.4 per cent and 5.0 per cent, respectively, from February.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. employment  cost index for Q1. Consensus is an increase of 0.6 per cent from Q4 2015 and 2.0 per cent year over year.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. personal spending and personal income for March. Consensus projections are increases of 0.2 per cent and 0.3 per cent, respectively, from February.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. core PCE price index for March. Consensus is an increase of 0.1 per cent from February and 1.6 per cent year over year.
(9:45 a.m. ET) U.S. Chicago PMI for April. Consensus is 53.0, down from 53.6 in March.

Also: Canada budget balance for February.

Earnings include: Air Canada; Algoma Central Corp.; AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc.; American Tower Corp.; Aon PLC.; Autoliv Inc.; Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.; Calpine Corp.; Cameco Corp.; Canam Group Inc.; Chevron Corp.; Clearwater Seafoods Inc.; Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.; Endeavour Mining Corp.; Host Hotels & Resorts Inc.; Imperial Oil Ltd.; Legg Mason Inc.; Newell Brands Inc.; Newmarket Gold Inc.; Oando Energy Resources Inc.; Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.; Phillips 66; Praxair Inc.; Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.; Seagate Technology PLC.; Shire PLC; Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc.; Targa Resources Corp.; Teranga Gold Corp.; TransAlta Renewables Inc.; TransCanada Corp.; Tyco International PLC; VF Corp; WestRock Co..

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