Jobs Numbers Due from Both Sides of Border

Monday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

IHS Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index Manufacturing Index (Nov.)

Institute for Supply Management PMI (Nov.)

Construction Spending (Oct.)

Total Vehicle Sales (Nov.)

Featured Earnings

Coupa Software Incorporated (NASDAQ: COUP) (Q3) EPS estimates for loss of 30 cents, compared to a loss of 19 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) (Q2) EPS estimates of 10 cents, compared to 11 cents in the prior-year quarter.

The RMR Group Inc. (NASDAQ: RMR) (Q4) EPS estimates of 55 cents, compared to 44 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Economic lookahead

IHS Markit PMI Manufacturing Index (Nov.) The PMI sagged in October to 53.9, from 54.8 in September.

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Redbook (Weekly)

Featured Earnings

At Home Group Inc. (NYSE: HOME) (Q3) EPS estimates of 15 cents, compared to five cents in the prior-year quarter.

AutoZone Inc. (NYSE: AZO) (Q1) EPS estimates of $12.18, compared to $9.96 in the prior-year quarter.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) (Q3) EPS estimates of $1.26, compared to 98 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE: HPE) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.26, compared to 98 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Toll Brothers Inc. (NYSE: TOL) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.82, compared to $1.17 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Major Drilling Group International Inc. (T.MDI) (Q2) EPS estimates of breakeven, compared to a loss of four cents in the prior-year quarter.

Bank of Montreal (T.BMO) (Q4) EPS estimates of $2.30, compared to $2.11 in the prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

EIA Petroleum Status Report (Nov.24-30)

Initial Jobless Claims (Nov. 24-30)

Markit Composite PMI (Nov.)

ISM Non-Mfg. PMI (Nov.)

Fed Beige Book

Featured Earnings

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) (Q3) EPS estimates of 47 cents, compared to 37 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Brown Forman Inc Class B (NYSE: BF.B) (Q2) EPS estimates of 51 cents, compared to 50 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Five Below Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE) (Q3) EPS estimates of 19 cents, compared to 18 cents in the prior-year quarter.

H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) (Q2) EPS estimates for loss of 92 cents, compared to loss of 71 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

National Bank of Canada (T.NA) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.52, compared to $1.40 in the prior-year quarter.

Hudson's Bay Company (T.HBC) (Q3) EPS estimates for loss of 43 cents, compared to loss of $1.11 in the prior-year quarter.

Laurentian Bank of Canada (T.LB) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.28, compared to $1.49 in the prior-year quarter.


Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

ADP Employment Change (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO) (Q4) EPS estimates of $4.91, compared to $4.17 in the prior-year quarter.

The Kroger Company (NYSE: KR) (Q3) EPS estimates of 43 cents, compared to 44 cents in the prior-year quarter.

The Michaels Companies Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) (Q3) EPS estimates of 44 cents, identical to the prior-year quarter.

Thor Industries (NYSE: THO) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.54, compared to $2.43 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Canadian international merchandise trade (Oct.) Canada's merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed to $416 million in September from $551 million in August. Imports fell 0.4%, while exports edged down 0.2%.

Featured Earnings

Canadian Western Bank (T.CWB) (Q4) EPS estimates of 78 cents, compared to 68 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Dollarama Inc. (T.DOL) (Q3) EPS estimates of 42 cents, compared to 38 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Friday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Non-Farm Payrolls (Nov.)

Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index (Dec.)

Wholesale Inventories (Oct.)

Featured Earnings

Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN) (Q1) EPS estimates for loss of $2.44, compared to a loss of $2.00 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Labour Force Survey (Nov.) Employment was little changed in October. The unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage points to 5.8% as fewer people searched for work. Since November 2017, the unemployment rate has ranged from 5.8% to 6.0%.