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Calendar: What investors need to know for the week ahead

A daily rundown of the economic reports and corporate earnings that will be grabbing the market's attention in the week ahead.

Monday November 21

Japan reports October trade surplus and its All Industry Activity Index for September.

European Central Bank president Mariio Draghi speaks to the European Parliament.

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(8:00 a.m. ET) U.S. Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer speaks.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada reports its September Wholesale Trade figures. The estimate is for it to be unchanged from August.

(8:30 a.m. ET) The U.S. reports its Chicago Fed National Activity Index. Estimates are for it to be unchanged.

Earnings include: Canadian Solar Inc.; Palo Alto Networks Inc.; Tyson Foods Inc.; Weibo Corp.; Xcite Energy Ltd.


Tuesday November 22

Japan reports October Department Store Sales.

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The Euro area reports on its November consumer confidence.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada retail sales for September. Consensus is for a 0.7 per cent increase, and 0.6 per cent increase with autos excluded.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. existing home sales for October. Consensus is for a 0.7 per cent decrease.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. Richmond Fed manufacturing index. Estimates are for it to be unchanged.

Earnings include: Analog Devices Inc.; Avangrid Inc.; Barnes & Noble Inc.; Campbell Soup Co.; George Weston Ltd.; Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.; Hormel Foods Corp.; HP Inc.; Urban Outfitters Inc.; Valspar Corp.;


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Wednesday November 23

Japanese markets are closed.

The Euro area reports manufacturing, services and composite PMI.

Mexico reports is third-quarter real GDP. Estimates are for a 2 per cent year-over-year increase.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. durable goods orders for October. Consensus is for a 1.2 per cent increase.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. initial jobless claims for week of Nov. 19. Estimates are for a figure of 248,000, or up 13,000.

(9:45 a.m. ET) U.S. PMI Manufacturing Index for November.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. new home sales for October. Consensus is for a 0.5 per cent decrease to a 590,000 annualized rate.

(10 a.m. ET) U.S. consumer sentiment for November. Consensus are for a read of 91.6.

(10:30 a.m. ET) EIA Petroleum Status Report

(12 p.m. ET) EIA Natural Gas Report

(2 p.m. ET) U.S. Federal Open Markets Committee minutes released for policy statement on Nov. 2.

Earnings include: Deere & Co.; Siemens Ltd.; Urbana Corp.;


Thursday November 24

U.S. markets closed -- Thanksgiving

Japan November manufacturing PMI and September leading index.

Germany real GDP for the third quarter.

(8:30 a.m. ET) Canada survey of employment, payrolls and hours for September.

Earnings include: Titan Logix Corp.; Valener Inc.


Friday November 25

Japan consumer price index.

U.K. third-quarter real GDP.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. international goods in trade for October. Consensus is for $58.9-billion.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. wholesale inventories for October. Estimate for a 0.2 per cent increase.

(8:30 a.m. ET) U.S. retail inventories for October.

Also: Ottawa's budget balance for September.

Earnings include: (none of note)

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