Housing Starts Should be Telling Next Week

Monday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Treasury Budget (Jan.)

Featured Earnings

Molina Healthcare Inc (NYSE: MOH) (Q4) EPS estimates of 23 cents compared to 63 cents in the prior-year quarter

Loews Corporation (NYSE: L) (Q4) EPS estimates of 72 cents compared to 79 cents in the prior-year quarter

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (NYSE: DNB) (Q4) EPS estimates of $3.03 compared to $2.99 in the prior-year quarter


Tuesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Redbook (Weekly)

Featured Earnings

AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. Units (NYSE: AB) (Q4) EPS estimates of 66 cents compared to 67 cents in the prior-year quarter

Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.65 compared to $1.60 in the prior-year quarter

Diamondback Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: FANG) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.53 compared to 90 cents in the prior-year quarter


Canada

Featured Earnings

Hydro One Limited (T.H) (Q4) EPS estimates of 25 cents compared to 21 cents in the prior-year quarter

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Consumer Price Index (Jan.)

Retail Sales (Jan.)

EIA Petroleum Status Report (Feb. 7-13)

Business Inventories (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) (Q4) EPS estimates of 95 cents compared to eight cents in the prior-year quarter

Equinix Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) (Q4) EPS estimates of $4.22 compared to $4.08 in the prior-year quarter

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) (Q4) EPS estimates of five cents compared to three cents in the prior-year quarter


Canada

Featured Earnings

Sun Life Financial Inc. (T.SLF) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.03 compared to 91 cents in the prior-year quarter

Teck Resources Limited (T.TECK.B) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.20 compared to $1.61 in the prior-year quarter

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (T.AEM) (Q4) EPS estimates of 19 cents compared to four cents in the prior-year quarter

Waste Connections Inc. (T.WCN) (Q4) EPS estimates of 48 cents compared to 45 cents in the prior-year quarter

Barrick Gold Corporation (T.ABX) (Q4) EPS estimates of 21 cents compared to 22 cents in the prior-year quarter


Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Jobless Claims (Feb. 7-13)

Producer Price Index – Final Demand (Jan.)

Industrial Production (Jan.)

Housing Market Index (Feb.)

Balance Sheet

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

Waste Management Inc. (NYSE: WM) (Q4) EPS estimates of 83 cents, compared to 75 cents in the prior-year quarter

The Navigators Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVG) (Q4) EPS estimates of 50 cents, compared to 58 cents in the prior-year quarter

Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS) (Q4) EPS estimates of 52 cents, compared to 72 cents in the prior-year quarter

Canada

Economic lookahead

CREA Stats (Jan.) The Canadian Real Estate Association reported national home sales rose 4.5% in December 2017. Actual (not seasonally-adjusted) activity was up 4.1% year-over-year

Employment Insurance (Dec.) Regular Employment Insurance beneficiaries totaled 506,700 in November, down slightly from the previous month.


Featured Earnings

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (T.BAM.A) (Q4) EPS estimates of 17 cents, compared to 14 cents in the prior-year quarter

CI Financial Corp. (T.CIX) (Q4) EPS estimates of 59 cents, compared to 53 cents in the prior-year quarter

TransCanada Corporation (T.TRP) (Q4) EPS estimates of 76 cents, compared to 75 cents in the prior-year quarter

Fortis Inc. (T.FTS) (Q4) EPS estimates of 62 cents, compared to 64 cents in the prior-year quarter

Constellation Software Inc. (T.CSU) (Q4) EPS estimates of $6.25, compared to $5.75 in the prior-year quarter

Friday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Housing Starts (Jan.)

Import, Export Prices (Jan.)

Consumer Sentiment (Feb—prelimary)

Featured Earnings

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AXL) (Q4) EPS estimates of 77 cents, compared to 78 cents in the prior-year quarter

Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.13, compared to 61 cents in the prior-year quarter

ITT Inc. (NYSE: ITT) (Q4) EPS estimates of 59 cents, compared to 48 cents in the prior-year quarter

Canada

Economic lookahead

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing (Dec.) Manufacturing sales rose 3.4% to a record high $55.5 billion in November, mainly due to higher sales in the transportation equipment, petroleum and coal product and chemical industries.

International Transactions in Securities (Dec.) Foreign investment in Canadian securities amounted to $19.6 billion in November, mainly purchases of Canadian bonds. Meanwhile, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $4.6 billion, following strong acquisitions in October.


Featured Earnings

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (T.FFH) (Q4) EPS estimates for gain of $31.20, compared to a loss of $30.77 in the prior-year quarter

Enbridge Inc. (T.ENB) (Q4) EPS estimates of 56 cents, identical to the prior-year quarter

Air Canada (T.AC) (Q4) EPS estimates of 15 cents, compared to 14 cents in the prior-year quarter

Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. (T.ENF) (Q4) EPS estimates of 56 cents, compared to 54 cents in the prior-year quarter