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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 September 26

Japan leading index
Germany IFO business climate
ECB president Mario Draghi to address European parliament in Brussels

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. new home sales for August. Consensus projection is an annualized rate decline of 8.3 per cent.
(10:30 a.m. ET) U.S. Dallas Fed manufacturing activity for September.
(6:55 p.m. ET) Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz lectures at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wa.

Also: U.S. presidential debate (9 p.m.)

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Earnings include: Cal-Maine Foods Inc.; Carnival Corp.; SYNNEX Corp.; Thor Industries Inc.; Vail Resorts Inc.; Vecima Networks Inc.


Tuesday September 27

Bank of Japan minutes from July 28-29 meeting
China industrial profits
Euro area M3 money supply

(9 a.m. ET) U.S. S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index (20 city) for July. Consensus is a decline of 0.1 per cent from June and a rise of 5.0 per cent year over year.
(9:45 a.m. ET) U.S. Markit Services/Composite PMI
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index for September. Consensus is 98.8, down from 101.1 in August.

Earnings include: Cintas Corp.; FactSet Research Systems Inc.; IHS Markit Ltd.; Nike Inc.


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Wednesday September 28

Germany GfK consumer confidence

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. durable goods orders for August. Consensus is a decline of 1.4 per cent from July. Excluding transportation, the consensus is a 0.5-per-cent decline.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Fed chair Janet Yellen testifies before the House Financial Services Committee hearing regarding Wells Fargo's banking activities.
(10:30 a.m. ET) EIA petroleum status report.

Earnings include: Actuant Corp.; BlackBerry Ltd.; Paychex Inc.


Thursday September 29

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Japan retail sales
Euro area economic and consumer confidence
Germany unemployment and consumer price index (CPI)

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours for July.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for week of September 24. Estimate is 260,000, an increase of 8,000 from the previous week.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. real GDP and GDP Deflator for Q2 (final). Consensus is annualized rate increases of 1.1 per cent and 2.3 per cent, respectively.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. goods trade deficit for August. Consensus is $62.5-billion, up from $58.8-billion in July.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. pending home sales for August. Consensus is a decline of 0.1 per cent from July.
(4 p.m. ET) U.S. Fed chair Janet Yellen speaks at Kansas City Fed's Forum for Minority Bankers (via teleconference)

Earnings include: Accenture PLC; ConAgra Foods Inc.; Costco Wholesale Corp.; PepsiCo Inc.; Theratechnologies Inc.; Uranium Participation Corp.


Friday September 30

Japan CPI, industrial production, jobless rate and household spending
China Caixin manufacturing PMI
Euro area CPI and jobless rate
Germany retail sales

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada real GDP at basis prices for July. Estimate is an increase of 0.3 per cent from June.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada industrial product price index and raw materials price index for August. Estimates are declines of 0.3 per cent and 2.0 per cent from July, respectively.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. personal spending and personal income for August. Consensus is increases of 0.2 per cent from July for both.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. core PCE Price Index for August. Consensus is an increase of 0.2 per cent from July and 1.7 per cent year over year.
(9:45 a.m. ET) U.S. Chicago PMI for September. Consensus is 52.0, up from 51.5 in August.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. University of Michigan consumer sentiment for September. Consensus is 90.0, up from 89.8 in August.
(1 p.m. ET) Baker-Hughes rig count

Also: Ottawa budget balance for July

Earnings include: McCormick & Company Inc.

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