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Jobs reports out in Canada, U.S., Friday


Monday, Oct. 29

The U.S. Commerce Department reports on personal income and spending in September. Economists expect increases of 0.4 per cent and 0.6 per cent, respectively.

Companies reporting:

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Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

Canadian Oils Sands Ltd.

Honda Motor Co. Ltd.

Loews Corp.

Mitsubishi Motors Corp.

Yamana Gold Inc.

Tuesday, Oct. 30

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Statistics Canada reports on the raw materials price index and industrial product prices in September. Economists expect a rise of 1.1 per cent and 0.1 per cent, respectively.

Companies reporting:

Archer Daniels Midland Co.

Bell Aliant Inc.


Deutsche Bank AG

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Fiat SpA

Ford Motor Co.

Genworth MI Canada Inc.

MDC Holdings Inc.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc.

Russel Metals Inc.

Talisman Energy Inc.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.

TransCanada Corp.

Trimac Transportation Ltd.


United States Steel Corp.

Valero Energy Corp.

Williams Cos. Inc.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

Statistics Canada reports on the gross domestic product in August. Economists expect annual growth of 1.7 per cent.

Companies reporting:

Ainsworth Lumber Inc.

Anheuser Busch Inbev SA


Astral Media Inc.

Athabasca Oil Corp.

Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Cameco Corp.

General Motors Co.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

MasterCard Inc.

Murphy Oil Corp.

OpenText Corp.

Sherritt International Corp.

Suncor Energy Inc.

Taseko Mines Ltd.

Torstar Corp.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.

Visa Inc.

Thursday, Nov. 1

The U.S. Labour Department reports on non-farm productivity and unit labour costs in the third quarter. Economists expect a rise of 1.5 per cent and 1.1 per cent, respectively.

The U.S. Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for October. Economists expect a reading of 51.1.

Companies reporting:

Barrick Gold Corp.

BCE Inc.

Cogeco Cable Inc.

Cott Corp.

Exxon Mobil Corp.

Fortis Inc.

HudBay Minerals Inc.

Husky Energy Inc.

Imperial Oil Ltd.

Inmet Mining Corp.

Marathon Petroleum Corp.

Mega Brands Inc.

Newmont Mining Corp.

Nova Chemicals Corp.

Pengrowth Energy Corp.

Penn West Petroleum Ltd.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC

Stantec Inc.

Starbucks Corp.

Friday, Nov. 2

Statistics Canada publishes its jobs report for October. Economists expect the unemployment rate to remain unchanged at 7.4 per cent, an payrolls to increase by 10,000 jobs.

The U.S. Labour Department issues its employment report for October. Economists expect the unemployment rate to rise to 7.9 per cent, from 7.8 per cent; non-farm payrolls are expecte to grow by 120,000 jobs.

Companies reporting:

Brookfield Office Properties Inc.

Chevron Corp.

Cogeco Inc.

SNC Lavalin Group Inc.

Second Cup Ltd.

Thomson Reuters Corp.

Washington Post Co.

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