Fed meets next week

Monday

Canada

Economic lookahead

Wholesale Trade (July) Wholesale sales declined for the second time in three months, down 0.8% to $63.1 billion in June. Sales were down in five of seven sub-sectors, accounting for 71% of total wholesale sales.

Featured Earnings

DHX Media Ltd. (T.DHX) (Q4) EPS estimates of one cent, compared to three cents in the prior-year quarter.

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Federal Open Market Committee meeting begins

S&P Corelogic Case-Shiller HPI (July)

FHFA House Price Index (July)

Consumer Confidence (Sept.)

Redbook (Weekly)

Featured Earnings

AAR Corp. (NYSE: AIR) (Q1) EPS estimates of 52 cents, compared to 31 cents in the prior-year quarter.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: FDS) (Q4) EPS estimates of $2.22, compared to $1.90 in the prior-year quarter.

Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL) (Q4) EPS estimates of 59 cents, compared to 56 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Falco Resources Ltd (T.FPC) (Q4) EPS estimates for loss of two cents, compared to a loss of one cent in the prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

New Home Sales (Aug.)

FOMC Meeting Announcement (2 p.m. ET)

EIA Petroleum Status Report (Sep. 19-25)

Featured Earnings

CarMax Inc (NYSE: KMX) (Q2) EPS estimates of $1.22, compared to 98 cents in the prior-year quarter.

OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (NYSE: OMN) (Q3) EPS estimates of 22 cents, compared to 25 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Worthington Industries Inc. (NYSE: WOR) (Q1) EPS estimates of $1.02, compared to 73 cents in the prior-year quarter.


Canada

Featured Earnings

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (T.ACB) (Q4) EPS estimates for loss of three cents, compared to breakeven in the prior-year quarter.

Aurora Cannabis and Australis Capital Inc. announced last week the common shares and warrants of Australis are expected to commence trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the trading symbol "AUSA" at the opening of trading on September 19, immediately following the completion of the distribution of Units by Aurora to its shareholders.

AGF Management Limited (T.AGF.B) (Q3) EPS estimates of 17 cents, compared to 15 cents in the prior-year quarter.

H2O Innovation Inc (T.HEO) (Q4) EPS estimates for loss of two cents, compared to loss of five cents in the prior-year quarter.


Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Durable Goods Orders (Aug.)

Gross Domestic Product (Q2—final)

International Trade in Goods (Aug.)

Corporate Profits (Q2—revised)

Pending Home Sales (Aug.)

Wholesale inventories (Aug)

Retail inventories (Aug.)

Jobless Claims (Sept. 19-25)

Farm Prices (Aug.)

Federal Balance Sheet

Money Supply

Featured Earnings

Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.55, compared to $1.48 in the prior-year quarter.

AngioDynamics Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGO) (Q1) EPS estimates of 17 cents, compared to 12 cents in the prior-year quarter.

ConAgra Brands Inc. (NYSE: CAG) (Q1) EPS estimates of 49 cents, compared to 46 cents in the prior-year quarter.

McCormick & Company Incorporated (NYSE: MKC) (Q3) EPS estimates of 49 cents, compared to 46 cents in the prior-year quarter

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Average Weekly Earnings (July) Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $1,000 in June, little changed from the previous month. Compared with 12 months earlier, earnings increased 2.8%.

Featured Earnings

Vecima Networks Inc. (T.VCM) (Q4) EPS estimates of breakeven, compared to a loss of six cents in the prior-year quarter. Last week, it was announced that Concurrent Technology Inc., a Vecima Company, and NOS had struck an expanded partnership, enabling NOS to continue its leadership in delivering cutting edge media and entertainment offerings to all of Portugal.

As part of the agreement, NOS will deploy Concurrent's MediaScaleX™ platform, enhancing user experiences for Cloud DVR and Live TV delivered via IP.

Friday


U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Chicago Purchasing Managers Index (Sept.)

Personal Income and Outlays (Aug.)

Consumer Sentiment (Sept.—final)

Featured Earnings

Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN) (Q4) EPS estimates for loss of $2.31, compared to loss of $1.43 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Gross Domestic Product (July) Real gross domestic product was essentially unchanged in June, following a 0.5% gain in May.

Industrial Product Price Index (Aug.) This index declined 0.2% in July, led by lower prices for primary non ferrous metal products.

Raw Materials Price Index (Aug.) This index rose 0.7%, primarily due to higher prices for crude energy products.

Featured Earnings

BlackBerry Limited (T.BB) (Q2) EPS estimates of one cent, compared to five cents in the prior-year quarter.

Nemaska Lithium Inc. (T.NMX) (Q4) EPS estimates for loss of one cent, identical to the prior-year quarter.