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Monday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Labour Market Conditions Index (Jan.)

Featured Earnings

Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.31, compared to $1.39 in the prior-year quarter. The company will webcast presentations from its annual Investor Update at New York Toy Fair on Friday, February 17.

FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) (Q4) EPS estimates of 88 cents, compared to 77 cents in the prior-year quarter. The company announced in mid-January that its headquarters, located in FMC Tower at Cira Centre South in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has received LEED Gold certification for its commercial interior.

Loews Corporation (NYSE: L) (Q4) EPS estimates of 63 cents, compared to 46 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Suncor Energy Inc. (T.SU) (Q4) EPS estimates for gain of 23 cents, compared to a loss of two cents in the prior-year quarter.

Toromont Industries Ltd. (T.TIH) (Q4) EPS estimates of 57 cents, identical to prior-year quarter.


Tuesday

Economic lookahead

International Trade Index (Dec.)

JOLTS (Dec.) Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey.


Redbook (Weekly)

Featured Earnings

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) (Q4) EPS estimates of 82 cents, compared to 61 cents in the prior-year quarter. The company announced this week that it has reached an agreement to sell its Crop Risk Services (CRS) business to Validus Holdings, Ltd. (Validus) for $127.5 million

Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.26, compared to $1.32 in the prior-year quarter.

Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.12, compared to 95 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Economic lookahead

Canadian international merchandise trade (Dec.) Canada's merchandise trade balance with the world recorded its first trade surplus since September 2014, going from a $1-billion deficit in October to a $526-million surplus in November. Exports rose 4.3%, while imports were up 0.7%.

Building permits (Dec.) Municipalities issued $7.8 billion worth of building permits in November, down 0.1% from the previous month.

Featured Earnings

WestJet Airlines Ltd. (T.WJA) (Q4) EPS estimates of 41 cents, compared to 51 cents in the prior-year quarter. In mid-January, the carrier announced the start of service to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport from Calgary. Inaugural service from Edmonton began January 21.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

EIA Petroleum Report (Jan. 31-Feb. 6)

Featured Earnings

Brinks Company (NYSE: BCO) (Q4) EPS estimates of 71 cents, compared to 55 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (NYSE: DNB) (Q4) EPS estimates of $3.02, compared to $2.87 in the prior-year quarter.

Forrester Research Inc. (NASDAQ: FORR) (Q4) EPS estimates of 18 cents, compared to 15 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Intact Financial Corporation (T.IFC) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.72, compared to $1.97 in the prior-year quarter. In early January, Intact was recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People for 2017. This special designation, awarded by Mediacorp Canada Inc., recognizes employers that offer the nation's best workplaces and programs for young people starting their careers.

Genworth MI Canada Inc. (T.MIC) (Q4) EPS estimates of 96 cents, compared to $1.03 in the prior-year quarter.

ARC Resources Ltd. (T.ARX) (Q4) EPS estimates a gain of 13 cents, compared to a loss of 16 cents in the prior-year quarter.

CAE Inc. (T.CAE) (Q3) EPS estimates of 23 cents, compared to 22 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (T.BIR) (Q4) EPS estimates gain of four cents, compared to a loss of seven cents in the prior-year quarter.


Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Jobless Claims (Feb. 2-8)

Wholesale Trade (Dec.)

Federal Balance Sheet

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) (Q4) EPS estimates of 84 cents, compared to 75 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY) (Q2) EPS estimates of 36 cents, compared to 38 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.10, compared to 56 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Economic lookahead

New Housing Price Index (Dec.) The index rose 0.2% in November compared with the previous month.

Featured Earnings

Cameco Corporation (T.CCO) (Q4) EPS estimates of 27 cents, compared to 38 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Domtar Corporation (T.UFS) (Q4) EPS estimates of 96 cents, compared to $1.11 in the prior-year quarter.

TransCanada Corporation (T.TRP) (Q4) EPS estimates of 71 cents, compared to 64 cents in the prior-year quarter. Last week, the company submitted a Presidential Permit application to the U.S. Department of State for approval of the Keystone XL (KXL) Pipeline.

Manulife Financial Corporation (T.MFC) (Q4) EPS estimates of 51 cents, compared to 42 cents in the prior-year quarter

Thomson Reuters Corporation (T.TRI) (Q4) EPS estimates of 58 cents, compared to 54 cents in the prior-year quarter

Great-West Lifeco Inc (T.GWO) (Q4) EPS estimates of 67 cents, compared to 69 cents in the prior-year quarter

Telus Corp (T.T) (Q4) EPS estimates of 58 cents, compared to 44 cents in the prior-year quarter


Friday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Import, Export Prices (Jan.)

Consumer Sentiment (Feb. – preliminary)

Treasury Budget (Jan.)

Featured Earnings

Aon plc (NYSE: AON) (Q4) EPS estimates of $2.49, compared to $2.27 in the prior-year quarter

FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSV) (Q4) EPS estimates of 15 cents, compared to 27 cents in the prior-year quarter

Genpact Limited (NYSE: G) (Q4) EPS estimates of 36 cents, compared to 32 cents in the prior-year quarter

Canada

Economic lookahead

Labour Force Survey (Jan.) Employment rose by 54,000, or 0.3%, in December, the result of gains in full-time work. The unemployment rate increased 0.1 percentage points to 6.9%.

Featured Earnings

Hydro One Limited (T.H) (Q4) EPS estimates of 24 cents, compared to 26 cents in the prior-year quarter

IGM Financial Inc (T.IGM) (Q4) EPS estimates of 80 cents, compared to 71 cents in the prior-year quarter