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Tuesday

U.S.

Markets closed for New Year’s Day

Canada

Markets are closed for New Year’s Day

Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Challenger Job Cuts (Dec.)

Initial Jobless Claims (Dec. 24-28)

ADP Employment Change (Nov.)

Institute for Supply Management Purchasing Managers Index (Dec.)

Construction Spending (Nov.)

Featured Earnings

Landec Corporation (NASDAQ: LNDC) EPS estimates for loss of one cent, compared to a gain of two cents in the prior-year quarter.

Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN) EPS estimates of 23 cents, compared to 25 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Simply Good Foods Co (NASDAQ: SMPL) EPS estimates of 19 cents, compared to 14 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Friday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Non-Farm Payrolls (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

AngioDynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGO) EPS estimates of 20 cents, compared to 16 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (NYSE: LW) EPS estimates of 70 cents, compared to 54 cents in the prior-year quarter.

RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) EPS estimates of 66 cents, compared to 70 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Industrial Product Price Index (Nov.) The Industrial Product Price Index rose 0.2% in October, mostly driven by higher prices for meat, fish, and dairy products.

Raw Materials Price Index (Nov.) The Raw Materials Price Index fell 2.4%, mainly as a result of lower prices for crude energy products.