January 17, 2022

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Global Business In World

Monday

U.S.

Markets are closed for Martin Luther King Day

Canada

Economic Lookahead

International Transactions in Securities (Nov.) Foreign investors acquired $23.9 billion of Canadian securities in October, the largest investment since April 2020. At the same time, Canadian investors increased their holdings of foreign securities by $5.4 billion, led by record purchases of non-U.S. foreign bonds.

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing (Nov.) Manufacturing sales rose 4.3% in October, on higher sales of motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts. Excluding these two industries, manufacturing sales increased 1.7%.

Featured Earnings

Tanzanian Gold Corporation (T.TNX) (Q1) EPS projects for loss of one cent, identical to the prior-year quarter.

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

NAHB home builders index (Jan.)

Featured Earnings

Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) (Q3) EPS projects for 85 cents, compared to 74 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) (Q4) EPS projects for $12.13, compared to $12.08 in the prior-year quarter.

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE:PNC) (Q4) EPS projects for $3.61, compared to $3.26 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Housing Starts (Dec.) The seasonally-adjusted annualized rate of housing starts rose to 301,279 units in November, beating analyst expectations of 234,300 starts and up from a revised 238,366 units in October.

Featured Earnings

Goodfood Market Corp. (T.FOOD) (Q1) EPS projects for loss of 21 cents compared to loss of 30 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Building Permits (Dec.)

Housing Starts (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) (Q4) EPS projects for $4.30, compared to $2.52 in the prior-year quarter.

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) (Q4) EPS projects for 77 cents compared to 59 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) (Q4) EPS projects for $1.65 compared to $1.49 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Wholesale Trade (Nov.) Wholesale sales grew 1.4% in October to the highest level on record, 11.4% higher than in February 2020.

Consumer Price Index (Dec.) Canada’s annual inflation rate remained at 4.7% in November, an 18-year high, amid the continued impact of supply chain disruptions.

Thursday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Initial Jobless Claims (to Jan. 15)

Existing Home Sales (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) (Q4) EPS projects for 82 cents compared to $1.19 in the prior-year quarter.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) (Q4) EPS projects for $2.65, compared to $2.36 in the prior-year quarter.

Intuitive Surgical Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) (Q4) EPS projects for $1.01, identical to the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Blackline Safety Corp. (T.BLN) (Q4) EPS projects for loss of 14 cents, compared to loss of 19 cents in the prior-year quarter.

GURU Organic Energy Corp. (T.GURU) (Q4) EPS projects for loss of nine cents, compared to loss of seven cents in the prior-year quarter.

Richelieu Hardware Ltd. (T.RCH) (Q4) EPS projects for 61 cents compared to 69 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Friday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Leading economic indicators (Dec.)

Featured Earnings

HDFC Bank Limited (NASDAQ:HDB) (Q3) EPS projects for 73 cents compared to 64 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB) (Q4) EPS projects for 39 cents compared to 22 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) (Q4) EPS projects for 36 cents compared to 27 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Retail Trade (Nov.) Retail sales were up 1.6% to $57.6 billion in October.

New Housing Price Index (Dec.) Canadian home prices continue to rise in November 2021 with the average home price now at $720,850. That’s a 19.6% year-over-year increase from November 2020.

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