U.S. Jobs Numbers Due Out Next Week

Monday

U.S.

Featured Earnings

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) (Q4) EPS estimates of $4.30, compared to $4.10 in the prior-year quarter.

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) (Q4) EPS estimates of $2.99, compared to $2.16 in the prior-year quarter.

Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) (Q4) EPS estimates of 21 cents, compared to 13 cents in the prior-year quarter. Rambus announced it has acquired the assets of Diablo Technologies to broaden its portfolio in the hybrid DRAM and Flash memory markets, further establishing its position as an industry leader. These patented innovations augment the existing Rambus NVDIMM portfolio and complement its high-bandwidth, low-power memory technologies. Specific terms of the deal are not disclosed.

Canada

Featured Earnings

People Corporation (T.PEO) (Q1) EPS estimates of two cents, compared to one cent in the prior-year quarter.

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Goods Trade Balance (Dec.)

S&P/Case Shiller Home Price Index (Nov.)

Consumer Confidence (Jan.)

Featured Earnings

3M Company (NYSE:MMM) (Q4) EPS estimates of $2.27, compared to $2.10 in the prior-year quarter.

Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) (Q4) EPS estimates of $6.72, compared to $5.26 in the prior-year quarter.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) (Q4) EPS estimates of 56 cents, compared to 49 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Featured Earnings

Metro Inc. (T.MRU) (Q1) EPS estimates of 67 cents, identical to prior-year quarter.

Canadian National Railway Company (T.CNR) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.47, compared to $1.20 in prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

ADP Employment Change (Jan.)

Gross Domestic Product Annualized (Q4)

Core Personal Consumption Expenditures (Q4)

Pending Home Sales (Dec.)

Redbook Index (Weekly)

EIA Crude Oil Stocks Change (Jan.19-25)

Federal Reserve Interest Rate Decision (2 p.m. ET)

Featured Earnings

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.38, compared to $1.34 in prior-year quarter.

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) (Q4) EPS estimates of 85 cents, compared to 78 cents in prior-year quarter.

Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) (Q4) EPS estimates of $4.53, compared to $4.80 in prior-year quarter.

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.89, compared to $1.71 in prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Average Weekly Earnings (Nov.) Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $1,009 in October, up 0.6% from the previous month. Compared with 12 months earlier, earnings increased by 2.5%.

Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Personal Income and Spending (Dec.)

Initial Jobless Claims (Jan.19-25)

Featured Earnings

General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) (Q4) EPS estimates of 18 cents, compared to 27 cents in prior-year quarter.

The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.27, compared to $1.03 in prior-year quarter.

International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.61, compared to $1.27 in prior-year quarter.

Mastercard International (NYSE:MA) EPS estimates of $1.53, compared to $1.14 in prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Gross Domestic Product (Nov.) Real gross domestic product expanded 0.3% in October, following a 0.1% decrease in September.

Industrial Product Price Index (Dec.) The index decreased 0.8% in November, mainly due to lower prices for energy and petroleum products.

Raw Materials Price Index (Dec.) This index fell 11.7%, largely reflecting lower prices for crude energy products.

Featured Earnings

Open Text Corporation (T.OTEX) (Q2) EPS estimates of 72 cents, compared to 76 cents in prior-year quarter.

Real Matters Inc. (T.REAL) (Q1) EPS estimates of breakeven, compared to one cent in prior-year quarter.

Friday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Non-Farm Payrolls (Jan.)

Total Vehicle Sales (Jan.)

Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (Jan.)

Institute for Supply Management Manufacturing PMI (Jan.)

Construction Spending (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) (Q4) EPS estimates of $2.13, compared to $2.35 in prior-year quarter.

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.97, compared to 73 cents in prior-year quarter.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.08, compared to 88 cents in prior-year quarter.

Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) (Q1) EPS estimates of 57 cents, compared to 54 cents in prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Imperial Oil Limited (T.IMO) (Q4) EPS estimates of 93 cents, compared to 51 cents in prior-year quarter.

Norbord Inc. (T.OSB) EPS estimates of 38 cents, compared to $1.41 cents in prior-year quarter.