Wholesale Trade Rolls in Next Week

Monday

U.S.

Featured Earnings

Brown & Brown Inc. (NYSE: BRO) (Q4) EPS estimates of 41 cents, identical to prior-year quarter.

J & J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: JJSF) (Q1) EPS estimates of 64 cents, compared to 66 cents in the prior-year quarter. In early January, J&J Snack Foods acquired the stock of Illinois-based Hill & Valley Inc., a bakery with sales of over $45 million annually

Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) (Q4) EPS estimates of one cent, compared to 31 cents in the prior-year quarter. In late December, the corporation filed with the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia in connection with a potential acquisition of an interest in Novomet Oil Services Holding Limited, an international artificial lift company focusing primarily on electrical submersible pumps.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Wholesale Trade (Nov.) Wholesale sales increased 1.1% to $56.6 billion in October, offsetting most of September's 1.5% decrease.

Tuesday

Economic lookahead

Purchasing Managers Index Manufacturing – Flash (Jan.)

Existing Home Sales (Dec.)

Redbook (Weekly)

Featured Earnings

3M Company (NYSE: MMM) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.87, compared to $1.80 in the prior-year quarter. This week, 3M Introduced its New PELTOR™ Sport Electronic Hearing Protectors at SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE: DD) (Q4) EPS estimates of 42 cents, compared to 27 cents in the prior-year quarter. Early in January, Origin Agritech Ltd. signed a definitive agreement with DuPont Pioneer, the advanced seed and genetics business of DuPont, under which Origin will gain access to non-GM corn seed products from DuPont Pioneer.

D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE: DHI) (Q1) EPS estimates of 47 cents, compared to 42 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Canadian National Railway Company (T.CNR) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.21, compared to $1.18 in the prior-year quarter.

Metro Inc. (T.MRU) (Q1) EPS estimates of 58 cents, compared to 56 cents in the prior-year quarter. Early in January, the food store chain announced that it intends to purchase for cancellation, on or before September 11, up to 2,610,000 of its Common Shares pursuant to private agreements between Metro and several arm's-length third-party sellers.

AGF Management Limited (T.AGF.B) (Q4) EPS estimates of 13 cents, compared to 12 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

FHFA House Price Index (Nov.)

EIA Petroleum Report (Jan. 17-23)

Featured Earnings

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) (Q4) EPS estimates of 64 cents, compared to 62 cents in the prior-year quarter.

BankUnited Inc. (NYSE: BKU) (Q4) EPS estimates of 55 cents, compared to 52 cents in the prior-year quarter.

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) (Q4) EPS estimates of 66 cents, compared to 63 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Methanex Corporation (T.MX) (Q4) EPS estimates of 19 cents, compared to 16 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

International Trade in Goods (Dec.)

Jobless Claims (Jan. 18-24)

PMI Services – Flash (Jan.)

New Home Sales (Dec.)

Leading Indicators (Dec.)

Federal Balance Sheet

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (Q4) EPS estimates of $7.64, compared to $7.06 in the prior-year quarter.

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) (Q4) EPS estimates of 66 cents, compared to 74 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) (Q4) EPS estimates of 88 cents, compared to 93 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Average Weekly Earnings (Nov.) Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $954 in October, down 0.1% from the previous month and unchanged compared with 12 months earlier

Featured Earnings

Celestica Inc. (T.CLS) (Q4) EPS estimates of 32 cents, compared to 27 cents in the prior-year quarter.

NovaGold Resources Inc. (T.NG) (Q4) EPS estimates for loss of two cents, identical to the prior-year quarter.

Rogers Communications Inc. (T.RCI.B) (Q4) EPS estimates of 72 cents, compared to 64 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (T.POT) (Q4) EPS estimates of 10 cents, compared to 24 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Friday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Durable Goods Orders (Dec.)

Gross Domestic Product (Q4a)

Consumer Sentiment (Jan.)

Featured Earnings

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) (Q4) EPS estimates of 88 cents, compared to $2.00 in the prior-year quarter.

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) (Q4) EPS estimates of 63 cents, compared to a loss of 31 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE: CL) (Q4) EPS estimates of 75 cents, compared to 73 cents in the prior-year quarter