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Monday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Purchasing Managers Index Manufacturing Index (Sept.)

Institute for Supply Management Mfg. Index (Sept.)

Construction Spending (Aug.)

Canada

Featured Earnings

Blackline Safety Corp (T.BLN) (Q3) EPS estimates for loss of five cents, compared to loss of six cents in the prior-year quarter. In mid-September, Blackline Safety signed a supply and revenue-sharing agreement with Ion Science, the global leader in designing and manufacturing of volatile organic compound sensors.

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Motor Vehicle Sales (Sept.)

Redbook (Weekly)

Featured Earnings

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LW) (Q1) EPS estimates of 68 cents, compared to 57 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Landec Corporation (NASDAQ: LNDC) (Q1) EPS estimates of breakeven, compared to a gain of eight cents in the prior-year quarter.

Novagold Resources Inc. (NYSE: NG) (Q3) EPS estimates for loss of three cents, identical the prior-year quarter.

Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) (Q1) EPS estimates of 65 cents, compared to 62 cents in the prior-year quarter.

PepsiCo Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.56, compared to $1.48 in the prior-year quarter.


Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

ADP Employment Report (Sept.)

PMI Services Index (Sept.)

ISM Non-Mfg. Index (Sept.)

EIA Petroleum Status Report (Sep. 26-Oct.2)

Featured Earnings

Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE: AYI) (Q4) EPS estimates of $2.56, compared to $2.42 in the prior-year quarter.

Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.27, compared to $1.06 in the prior-year quarter.

Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR) (Q2) EPS estimates for loss of 62 cents, compared to loss of five cents in the prior-year quarter.

Resources Connection Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN) (Q1) EPS estimates of 11 cents, compared to 12 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Factory Orders (Aug.)

Jobless Claims (Sept. 19-25)

Federal Balance Sheet

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE: STZ) (Q2) EPS estimates of $2.58, compared to $2.47 in the prior-year quarter.

International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ: ISCA) (Q3) EPS estimates of 26 cents, compared to six cents in the prior-year quarter. In mid-September, ISC announced the implementation of a comprehensive ticket and travel protection program with the ISC Weather Protection Program and TicketGuardian, both initiatives that will provide safeguards to guests when planning and attending NASCAR events.

SMART Global Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SGH) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.55, compared to 73 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

NovaGold Resources Inc. (T.NG) (Q3) EPS estimates for loss of two cents, compared to a loss of three cents in the prior-year quarter.

Theratechnologies Inc. (T.TH) (Q3) EPS estimates for loss of one cent, compared to a loss of four cents in the prior-year quarter.

Friday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Employment Situation (Sept.)

International Trade (Aug.)

Consumer Credit (Aug.)

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Labour Force Survey (Sept.) Following two months of increases, employment fell by 52,000 in August. Part-time employment declined by 92,000 while full-time employment edged up. At the same time, the unemployment rate increased 0.2 percentage points to 6.0%

Canadian international merchandise trade (Aug.) Canada's merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $743 million in June to $114 million in July, the smallest deficit since the most recent surplus in December 2016. Exports increased 0.8%, while imports declined 0.4%.