Short Week Leading up to Easter Weekend

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

NFIB small-business index (March)

Consumer price index (March)

Federal Budget Deficit (March)

Featured Earnings

Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) (Q4) EPS estimates of 63 cents, compared to 60 cents in the prior-year quarter.

CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.34, compared to $1.27 in the prior-year quarter.

Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) (Q2) EPS estimates of 71 cents, compared to 56 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Corvus Gold Inc. (T.KOR) (Q3) EPS estimates for loss of three cents, compared to a loss of six cents in the prior-year quarter.

Tilray Inc (T.TLRY) (Q3) EPS estimates for loss of 10 cents compared to a gain of 16 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Producer price index, final demand (March)

Featured Earnings

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) (Q4) EPS estimates of $2.75, compared to $4.50 in the prior-year quarter.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) (Q1) EPS estimates of 85 cents, compared to $1.05 in the prior-year quarter.

BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) (Q1) EPS estimates of $9.18, compared to $7.77 in the prior-year quarter.

Economic Lookahead

Bank Rate Announcement (about 10 a.m. EDT) The Bank of Canada last month increased its target for the overnight rate to 0.5%, with the Bank Rate at 0.75% and the deposit rate at 0.5%.

Featured Earnings

Cogeco Communications Inc. (T.CCA) (Q3) EPS estimates of $2.24, compared to $2.27 in the prior-year quarter.

Freeman Gold Corp. (T.FMAN) (Q1) EPS estimates for loss of one cent, compared to a loss of two cents in the prior-year quarter.

North West Company Inc. (T.NWC) (Q4) EPS estimates of 50 cents, compared to 75 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Theratechnologies Inc. (T.TH) (Q1) EPS estimates for loss of seven cents, compared to –a loss of one cent in the prior-year quarter.

Thursday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Initial Jobless Claims (April 9)

Retail Sales (March)

Import Price Index (March)

University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index (April)

Business Inventories (Feb.)

Featured Earnings

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH) (Q1) EPS estimates of $5.38, compared to $5.31 in the prior-year quarter.

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.85, compared to $2.22 in the prior-year quarter.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) (Q1) EPS estimates of $9.35, compared to $18.60 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing (February) Manufacturing sales rose 0.6% in January mostly due to higher sales of petroleum and coal product and wood products.

Wholesale Trade (Feb.) Wholesale sales grew 4.2% in January to $79.8 billion. This increase marked the sixth consecutive month of growth.

Featured Earnings

Shaw Communications Inc. (T.SJR.B) (Q2) EPS estimates of 40 cents, compared to 39 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Atico Mining Corporation (T.ATY) (Q1) EPS estimates of four cents, compared to five cents in the prior-year quarter.

Goodfood Market Corp. (T.FOOD) (Q2) EPS estimates for loss of 22 cents, compared to a loss of 29 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Opsens Inc. (T.OPS) (Q2) EPS estimates for loss of one cent, compared to a loss of two cents in the prior-year quarter.

Tanzanian Gold Corporation (T.TNX) (Q2) EPS estimates for loss of one cent, identical to the prior-year quarter.

Waterloo Brewing Ltd. (T.WBR) (Q4) EPS estimates of seven cents, compared to two cents in the prior-year quarter.

Friday

Markets are closed for Good Friday.