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Market News Calendar: What investors need to know for the week ahead

A daily rundown of the economic reports and corporate earnings that will be grabbing the market's attention in the week ahead.

Monday August 8

Japan current account surplus and bank lending
China foreign reserves, foreign direct investment and trade surplus
Germany industrial production

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada building permits for June. Estimate is a decline of 3.0 per cent from May.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Federal Reserve Labor Market Conditions Index for July. Estimate is unchanged from June.

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Earnings include: Allergan plc; Americas Silver Corp.; Atlantic Power Corp.; Copper Mountain Mining Corp.; Dean Foods Co.; Delphi Energy Corp.; Emera Inc.; Enercare Inc.; Excellon Resources Inc.; Fortress Paper Ltd.; Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.; Franco Nevada Corp.; Golden Queen Mining Co Ltd.; Hertz Global Holdings Inc.; Kelt Exploration Ltd.; Marathon Gold Corp.; Nautilus Minerals Inc.; Richmont Mines Inc.;  Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc.; Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc.; Tyson Foods Inc.; Vermilion Energy Inc.

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Tuesday August 9

China consumer price index (CPI), producer price index (PPI), aggregate yuan financing, new yuan loans and money supply
Germany trade surplus

(8:15 a.m. ET) Canada housing starts for July. Consensus is 195,000 (annualized rate), or a decline of 10.7 per cent.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. productivity and unit labour costs for Q2 (preliminary). Consensus is annualized rate increases of 0.5 per cent and 1.8 per cent, respectively.

Earnings include: Alterra Power Corp.; Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Cardiome Pharma Corp.; Chinook Energy Inc.; Ensign Energy Services Inc.; Essential Energy Services Ltd.; Exchange Income Corp.; Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC; Keyera Corp.;  Klondex Mines Ltd.;  Magellan Aerospace Corp.; Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.; Nuvista Energy Ltd.; Pizza Pizza Royalty Corp.; Polaris Materials Corp.; Premium Brands Holdings Corp.; SolarCity Corp.; Strad Energy Services Ltd.; Stuart Olson Inc.; Superior Plus Corp.; Tahoe Resources Inc.; TerraVest Capital Inc.; Titan Medical Inc.; TORC Oil & Gas Ltd.; TransAlta Corp.; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.; Walt Disney Co.; Westport Fuel Systems Inc.; Yangarra Resources Ltd.

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Wednesday August 10

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Japan machine orders, PPI and tertiary industry index

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Job Openings & Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) for June.
(10:30 a.m. ET) EIA petroleum status report
(2 p.m. ET) U.S. budget deficit for July 2016. Consensus projection is $129.5-billion, down from $149.2-billion in July 2015.

Earnings include: AGT Food and Ingredients Inc.; Alexco Resource Corp.; Amerigo Resources Ltd; Aramark; Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.; Cae Inc.; Cathedral Energy Services Ltd.; Clairvest Group Inc.; Computer Modelling Group Ltd.; Condor Petroleum Inc.; Equity Financial Holdings Inc.; First Majestic Silver Corp.; Guardian Capital Group Ltd.; High Arctic Energy Services Inc.; Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.; JD.Com Inc.; Journey Energy Inc.; Just Energy Group Inc.; Katanga Mining Ltd.; KP Tissue Inc.; Linamar Corp.; MCAN Mortgage Corp.; Mogo Finance Technology Inc.; New Flyer Industries Inc.; Northland Power Inc.; Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd.; Petrowest Corp.; Peyto Exploration & Development Corp.; Pilot Gold Inc.; Russel Metals Inc.; Savaria Corp.; Spartan Energy Corp.; Sprott Inc.; Stella-Jones Inc.; Sun Life Financial Inc.; SunOpta Inc.; Total Energy Services Inc.; Twin Butte Energy Ltd.; Wendys Co.; Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc.

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Thursday August 11

Japan markets closed

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada new housing index for June. Estimate is an increase of 0.6 per cent from May and 3.0 per cent year over year.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for week of Aug. 6. Estimate is 265,000, or a decline of 4,000 from week of July 30.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. import prices for July. Consensus is a decline of 0.4 per cent from June and a 4.3-per-cent drop year over year.

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Earnings include: Africa Oil Corp.; Ag Growth International Inc.; Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.; Argonaut Gold Inc.; Avcorp Industries Inc.; Bankers Petroleum Ltd.; Black Diamond Group Ltd.; BNK Petroleum Inc.; Bonterra Energy Corp.;  Canadian Energy Services and Technology Corp.;  China Gold International Resources Corp Ltd.; Chorus Aviation Inc.; Cineplex Inc.; Crescent Point Energy Corp.; Element Financial Corp.; Equitable Group Inc.; Extendicare Inc.; Gran  Colombia Gold Corp.; Granite Oil Corp.; Guyana Goldfields Inc.; Hardwoods Distribution Inc.; HNZ Group Inc.; Horizon North Logistics Inc.; Intertain Group Ltd.; Intertape Polymer Group Inc.; K-Bro Linen Inc.; Macy's Inc.; Mandalay  Resources Corp.; Niko Resources Ltd.; Nordstrom Inc.; Northern Blizzard Resources Inc.; Onex Corp.; Polaris Infrastructure Inc.; RMP Energy Inc.; Royal Gold Inc.; Silvercorp Metals Inc.; Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd.; Torex Gold Resources Inc.; Touchstone Exploration Inc.; TransGlobe Energy Corp.; Trevali Mining Corp.; Trican Well Service Ltd.; Tricon Capital Group Inc.; Valener Inc.

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Friday August 12

China industrial production, retail sales and fixed asset investment
Euro area real GDP and industrial production
Germany real GDP

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. retail sales for July. Consensus is an increase of 0.4 per cent from June (0.2-per-cent increase excluding automobiles).
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. PPI for July. Consensus is an increase of 0.1 per cent from June and 0.3 per cent year over year.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. PPI Final Demand (excluding food and energy) for July. Consensus is an increase of 0.2 per cent from June and 1.2 per cent year over year.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. business inventories for June. Estimate is an increase of 0.1 per cent from May.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment for August (preliminary). Consensus is 91.5, up from 90.0 in July.
(1 p.m. ET) Baker-Hughes rig count.

Earnings include: Amaya Inc.;  GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc.; GoGold Resources Inc.; Hydro One Ltd.; J C Penney Company Inc.; Leon's Furniture Ltd.; MAG Silver Corp.; Metro Inc.; Talon Metals Corp.; Timmins Gold Corp.

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