Get Set for Canadian Job Numbers Next Friday

Monday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Markit Services Purchasing Managers Index (Sept.)

Institute for Supply Management Services Index (Sept.)

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Trade Deficit (Aug.)

Job Openings (Aug.)

Featured Earnings

Landec Corporation (NASDAQ: LNDC), (Q1) EPS for loss of 11 cents, compared to loss of 16 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE: LEVI) (Q3) EPS for loss of 27 cents, compared to a gain of 31 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) (Q1) EPS of 56 cents, compared to 71 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

International Merchandise Trade (Aug.) Canada's merchandise trade deficit with the world widened from $1.6 billion in June to $2.5 billion in July. The agency went on to say imports increased 12.7% in July, while exports rose 11.1%.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Federal Open Market Committee Minutes

Consumer Credit (Aug.)

Featured Earnings

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) (Q1) EPS of 30 cents, compared to 79 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Resources Global Professionals (NASDAQ: RGP) (Q1) EPS of six cents, compared to 16 cents in the prior-year quarter.

RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) (Q3) EPS of $1.21, compared to 95 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) (Q2) EPS of 47 cents, compared to 68 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

IVEY Purchasing Managers Index (Aug.) The index demurred to 67.8 from July's 68.5, but surpassing the 60.6 reading in August 2019.

Featured Earnings

EXFO (T.EXF) (Q4) EPS of eight cents, compared to seven cents in the prior-year quarter.

Firan Technology Group Corporation (T.FTG) (Q3) EPS of three cents, compared to eight cents in the prior-year quarter.

MTY Food Group Inc. (T.MTY) (Q3) EPS for gain of 19 cents, compared to a loss of $4.01 in the prior-year quarter.

Trilogy Metals Inc. (T.TMQ) (Q3) EPS for loss of one cent, compared to a loss of three cents in the prior-year quarter.

Thursday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Weekly jobless claims (to Oct.3)

Featured Earnings

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) (Q4) EPS of $1.79, compared to $2.62 in the prior-year quarter.

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ: HELE) (Q2) EPS of $2.33, compared to $2.01 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Housing Starts (Sept.) Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation said the trend in housing starts was 213,144 units in August, up from 204,597 units in July.

Friday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Wholesale Inventories (Aug.)

Canada

Economic lookahead

Labour Force Survey (Sept.) Employment rose by 246,000 (or 1.4%) in August, compared with 419,000 (or 2.4%) in July. The unemployment rate fell 0.7 percentage points to 10.2% in August.

Featured Earnings

Aphria Inc. (T.APHA) (Q3) EPS for loss of three cents, compared to a loss of 39 cents in the prior-year quarter.

GoldMining Inc. (T.GOLD) (Q3) EPS for loss of one cent, identical to the prior-year quarter.

IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc. (T.IPCI) (Q3) EPS of 63 cents, compared to a loss of five cents in the prior-year quarter.