Monday December 6
China trade surplus
Germany factory orders
Tuesday December 7
Japan household spending
Euro zone real GDP
Germany industrial production
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s merchandise trade balance for October.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. productivity for Q3. The Street projecting an annualized rate decline of 4.9 per cent with unit labour costs rising 8.3 per cent.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. goods and services trade deficit for October. Consensus is US$67-billion, down from US$80.9-billion in September.
(10 a.m. ET) Canada’s Ivey PMI for November.
(3 p.m. ET) U.S. consumer credit for October.
Earnings include: Arizona Metals Corp.; AutoZone Inc.
Wednesday December 8
China aggregate yuan financing, new yuan loans and M2 money supply
Japan real GDP, bank lending and current account surplus
(10 a.m. ET) Bank of Canada policy announcement
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Job Openings & Labor Turnover Survey for October.
Earnings include: Brown Forman; Campbell Soup Co.; Dollarama Inc.; Evertz Technology Ltd.; GameStop Corp.; North West Company Inc.
Thursday December 9
China CPI and PPI
Japan machine tool orders
Germany trade surplus
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for week of Dec. 4. Estimate is 230,000, up 8,000 from the previous week.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. wholesale inventories for October. Estimate is a month-over-month increase of 2.2 per cent.
(12 p.m. ET) U.S. flow of funds for Q3.
Earnings include: Broadcom Inc.; Costco Wholesale Corp.; Empire Company Ltd.; Lululemon Athletica Inc.; Roots Corp. Sprott Physical Gold & Silver Trust; Transcontinental Inc.; Transat AT Inc.
Friday December 10
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s capacity utilization for Q3.
(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada’s National Balance Sheet and Financial Flow accounts for Q3.
(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. CPI for November. The Street is forecasting a rise of 0.7 per cent from October and 6.7-per-cent increase year-over-year.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Quarterly Services Survey for Q3.
(10 a.m. ET) U.S. University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment for December. Estimate is 68.0, up from 67.4 in November.
(2 p.m. ET) U.S. budget balance for November.
Earnings include: Laurentian Bank of Canada