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Monday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Advance Trade in Goods (Nov.)

Chicago Purchasing Managers Index (Dec.)

Pending Home Sales (Nov.)

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Case-Shiller Home Price Index (Oct.)

Consumer Confidence Index (Dec.)

Wednesday

U.S. and Canada

Markets are shuttered for New Year’s Day

Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Initial Jobless Claims (Dec. 22-28)

Markit Manufacturing PMI (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

Landec Corporation (NASDAQ: LNDC) (Q2) EPS estimates for loss of six cents, compared to breakeven in the prior-year quarter.

Resources Connection Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN) (Q2) EPS estimates of 31 cents, compared to 33 cents in the prior-year quarter

Canada

Economic lookahead

Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI (Dec.) The PMI increased to 51.4 in November from 51.2 in the previous month, but below market expectations of 52.6.

Friday

Economic lookahead

Institute for Supply Management Manufacturing Index (Dec.)

Construction Spending (Nov.)

Motor Vehicle Sales (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LW) (Q2) EPS estimates of 85 cents, compared to 80 cents in the prior-year quarter