Merry Christmas

Monday

U.S.

Featured Earnings

Calavo Growers Inc. (NASDAQ:CVGW) (Q4) EPS projected of 62 cents, compared to 45 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Enerpac Tool Group Corp. (NYSE:EPAC) (Q1) EPS projected for nine cents, compared to 12 cents in the prior-year quarter.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:FDS) (Q1) EPS projected for loss of nine cents, compared to a loss of four cents in the prior-year quarter.

Heico Corporation (NYSE:HEI) (Q4) EPS projected of 44 cents, compared to 62 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Gross domestic product revision (Q3)

Consumer confidence index (Dec.)

Existing home sales (Nov.)

Featured Earnings

CarMax Inc (NYSE:KMX) (Q3) EPS projected of $1.12, compared to $1.04 in the prior-year quarter.

Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) (Q2) EPS projected of $2.18, compared to $2.27 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Payroll Employment, Earnings and Hours (Oct.) In September, the number of employees receiving pay or benefits from their employer]rose by 337,500 (+2.2%). This followed an increase of roughly 1.8 million payroll jobs from June to August, and brought the total payroll employment change since February to a decline of 1.2 million (-7.3%).

Featured Earnings

Meta Growth Corp. (T.META) (Q4) EPS projected for loss of one cent, compared to a loss of 10 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

Personal Income (Nov.)

Personal Spending (Nov.)

New Home Sales (Nov.)

Consumer Sentiment Index (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) (Q2) EPS projected of 66 cents, compared to 70 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Gross Domestic Product (Oct.) Real gross domestic product grew 0.8% in September as 16 of 20 industrial sectors were up in the month.

Featured Earnings

exactEarth Ltd. (TSX: XCT) (Q4) EPS projected for loss of nine cents, compared to a loss of four cents in the prior-year quarter.

Thursday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Initial Jobless Claims (Dec.19)

Durable Goods Orders (Nov.)

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Building Permits (Nov.) Municipalities issued building permits worth $8.2 billion in October, down 14.6% from the previous month.

Friday

Markets are shuttered in both Canada and the U.S. for Christmas Day