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Monday 


U.S.

Economic Lookahead

JOLTS (Oct.) The U.S. Labor Department's JOLTS report tracks monthly change in job openings and offers rates on hiring and quits. The reporting period lags other employment data including the employment situation report. The word JOLTS stands for Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey.


Featured Earnings

Caseys General Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: CASY) (Q2) EPS estimates for $1.35, compared to $1.44 in the prior-year quarter

Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE: IRET) (Q2) EPS estimates for nine cents, compared to 12 cents in the prior-year quarter

KMG Chemicals Inc. (NYSE: KMG) (Q1) EPS estimates for 63 cents, compared to 48 cents in the prior-year quarter


Tuesday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Federal Open Market Committee Meeting Begins

Producer Price Index – Final Demand (Nov.)

Treasury Budget (Nov.)

Redbook (Weekly)

Featured Earnings

The RMR Group Inc. (NASDAQ: RMR) (Q4) EPS estimates for 40 cents, compared to 46 cents in the prior-year quarter

Verifone Systems Inc. (NYSE: PAY) (Q4) EPS estimates for 35 cents, compared to 21 cents in the prior-year quarter

Canada

Featured Earnings

The North West Company Inc. (T.NWC) (Q3) EPS estimates for 47 cents, compared to 57 cents in the prior-year quarter

Altius Minerals Corporation (T.ALS) (Q2) EPS estimates for 13 cents, compared to four cents in the prior-year quarter

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Consumer Price Index (Nov.)

EIA Petroleum Status Report (Dec. 5-11)

FOMC Meeting Announcement

Featured Earnings

ABM Industries Incorporated (NYSE: ABM) (Q4) EPS estimates for 46 cents, compared to 51 cents in the prior-year quarter

Aspen Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ASPU) (Q2) EPS estimates for loss of three cents, compared to breakeven in the prior-year quarter

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) (Q4) EPS estimates for $1.32, compared to $1.39 in the prior-year quarter

Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR) (Q3) EPS estimates for 12 cents, compared to 22 cents in the prior-year quarter


Canada

Featured Earnings

Empire Company Limited (T.EMP.A) (Q2) EPS estimates for 22 cents, compared to 12 cents in the prior-year quarter

BSM Technologies Inc. (T.GPS) (Q4) EPS estimates for loss of one cent, compared to gain of 11 cents

Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Jobless Claims (Dec. 5-11)

Retail Sales (Nov.)

Import, Export Prices (Nov.)

Business Inventories (Oct.)

Balance Sheet

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL) (Q1) EPS estimates for 73 cents, compared to 69 cents in the prior-year quarter

Sanderson Farms Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) (Q4) EPS estimates for $3.64, compared to $3.36 in the prior-year quarter

Canada

Economic lookahead

New Housing Price Index (Oct.) New house prices in Canada rose 0.2% in September, largely reflecting increases in Kelowna (+0.9%) and Vancouver (+0.7%). Builders tied the rise to improved market conditions.

Featured Earnings

Transat A.T. Inc. (T.TRZ) (Q4) EPS estimates for $1.11, compared to 66 cents in the prior-year quarter

Transcontinental Inc. (T.TCL.A) (Q4) EPS estimates for 91 cents, compared to 99 cents in the prior-year quarter


Friday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Empire State Mfg Survey (Dec.)

Industrial Production (Nov.)


Canada

Economic lookahead

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing (Oct.) Manufacturing sales rose 0.5% to $53.7 billion in September, reflecting higher sales in the petroleum and coal product industry.

CREA Stats (Nov.) The Canadian Real Estate Association said national home sales rose 0.9% from September to October. Actual (not seasonally-adjusted) activity stood 4.3% below last October’s level