Shortened Week in U.S.

Monday

U.S.

Markets are closed in honour of Martin Luther King Day

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Existing Home Sales (Dec.)

Business Inventories (Nov.)

Featured Earnings

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: ATI) (Q4) EPS estimates of 34 cents, compared to 27 cents in the prior-year quarter

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) (Q4) EPS estimates of 37 cents, compared to 53 cents in the prior-year quarter

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) (Q4) EPS estimates of $4.85, compared to $5.18 in the prior-year quarter. Last week, IBM announced a $325-million agreement with Juniper Networks in which IBM will assist the network technology giant in managing its existing infrastructure, applications and IT services to help reduce costs and enhance their journey to the cloud.

Peoples Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: PEBO) (Q4) EPS estimates of 66 cents, compared to 57 cents in the prior-year quarter

Canada

Economic lookahead

Wholesale Trade (Nov.) Wholesale sales rose 1.0% to $63.8 billion in October, more than offsetting the 0.7% decline in September. Sales were up in four of seven sub-sectors, representing about 68% of total wholesale sales.

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing (Nov.) Manufacturing sales edged down 0.1% in October to $58.2 billion, following four increases in the previous five months.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (Jan.)

Markit Services PMI (Jan.)

Redbook Index (Weekly)

EIA Crude Oil Stocks Change (Jan.12-18)

Featured Earnings

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) (Q4)EPS estimates of 62 cents, compared to 49 cents in the prior-year quarter

F5 Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) (Q1) EPS estimates of $2.04, compared to $1.83 in the prior-year quarter

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) (Q4) EPS estimates of 33 cents, compared to 39 cents in the prior-year quarter. Ford and Volkswagen AG announced last week the first formal agreements in a broad alliance that positions the companies to boost competitiveness and better serve customers in an era of rapid change in the industry.

Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) (Q2) EPS estimates of $1.21, compared to $1.19 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Retail Trade (Nov.) Retail sales increased 0.3% to $51.0 billion in October. Higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations were the main contributors to the gain. Excluding these two sub-sectors, retail sales declined 0.4%.

Featured Earnings

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (T.CP) (Q4) EPS estimates of $4.16, compared to $3.22 in the prior-year quarter

AGF Management Limited (T.AGF.B) (Q4) EPS estimates of 15 cents, compared to 11 cents in the prior-year quarter

NovaGold Resources Inc. (T.NG) (Q4) EPS estimates for loss of two cents, compared to a loss of three cents in the prior-year quarter

Thursday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Initial Jobless Claims (Jan.12-18)

Featured Earnings

Canada

Employment Insurance (Nov.) The number of regular Employment Insurance beneficiaries fell for a third consecutive month, down 6,500 or 1.5% from September to 439,600 in October.

Featured Earnings

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.03, compared to 95 cents in the prior-year quarter

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) (Q4) EPS estimates of 84 cents, compared to 68 cents in the prior-year quarter

E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.04, compared to 64 cents in the prior-year quarter

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.22, compared to $1.08 in the prior-year quarter

Canada

Featured Earnings

Rogers Communications Inc. (T.RCI.B) (Q4) EPS estimates of $1.09, compared to 88 cents in the prior-year quarter

Friday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Durable Goods Orders (Dec.)

Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index (Jan.)

New Home Sales (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) (Q4) EPS estimates of 73 cents, compared to 75 cents in the prior-year quarter

D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE:DHI) (Q1) EPS estimates of 78 cents, compared to 77 cents in the prior-year quarter

NextEra Energy Partners LP (NYSE:NEP) (Q4) EPS estimates of 52 cents, compared to 19 cents in the prior-year quarter