Key economic reports and events Oct. 4-8

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Toni Hansen

U.S. Domestic:
Eastern Time Zone (GMT -4:00) (New York, Toronto)

Oct. 4 10:00 AM Factory Orders Aug
Oct. 4 10:00 AM Pending Home Sales Aug

Oct. 5 10:00 AM ISM Services Sep

Oct. 6 7:00 AM MBA Mortgage Application 10/01
Oct. 6 8:15 AM ADP Employment Change Sep
Oct. 6 10:30 AM Crude Inventories 10/02

Oct. 7 8:30 AM Initial Claims 10/02
Oct. 7 8:30 AM Continuing Claims 09/25
Oct. 7 3:00 PM Consumer Credit Aug

Oct. 8 8:30 AM Nonfarm Payrolls Sep
Oct. 8 8:30 AM Nonfarm Private Payrolls Sep
Oct. 8 8:30 AM Unemployment Rate Sep
Oct. 8 8:30 AM Hourly Earnings Sep
Oct. 8 8:30 AM Average Workweek Sep
Oct. 8 10:00 AM Wholesale Inventories Aug

International:
Eastern Time Zone (GMT -5:00) (New York, Toronto)
Oct. 3 19:50 JPY Monetary Base (SEP)
Oct. 3 20:30 AUD TD Securities Inflation (SEP)
Oct. 3 21:30 JPY Labor Cash Earnings (AUG)

Oct. 4 NZD NZIER Business Opinion Survey (3Q)
Oct. 4 04:30 EUR Euro-Zone Sentix Investor Confidence OCT
Oct. 4 04:30 GBP Purchasing Manager Index Construction (SEP)
Oct. 4 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Producer Price Index (AUG)
Oct. 4 10:00 USD Factory Orders (AUG)
Oct. 4 10:00 USD Pending Home Sales (AUG)
Oct. 4 18:30 AUD AiG Performance of Service Index (SEP)
Oct. 4 20:30 AUD Retail Sales s.a. (AUG)
Oct. 4 20:30 AUD Trade Balance (AUG)
Oct. 4 23:30 AUD Reserve Bank of Australia Rate Decision (OCT 5) ***

Oct. 5 JPY Bank of Japan Rate Decision (OCT 5) ***
Oct. 5 03:15 CHF Consumer Price Index (SEP)
Oct. 5 03:55 EUR German Purchasing Manager Index Services (SEP F)
Oct. 5 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Composite (SEP F)
Oct. 5 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Services (SEP F)
Oct. 5 04:30 GBP Purchasing Manager Index Services (SEP)
Oct. 5 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Retail Sales (AUG)
Oct. 5 10:00 USD ISM Non-Manufacturing Composite (SEP)

Oct. 6 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Gross Domestic Product s.a. (2Q F)
Oct. 6 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Gross Fixed Capital (2Q F)
Oct. 6 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Household Consumption (2Q F)
Oct. 6 06:00 EUR German Factory Orders s.a. (AUG)
Oct. 6 08:15 USD ADP Employment Change (SEP)
Oct. 6 10:00 CAD Ivey Purchasing Managers Index (SEP)
Oct. 6 18:30 AUD AiG Performance of Construction Index (SEP)
Oct. 6 20:30 AUD Employment Change (SEP) ***
Oct. 6 20:30 AUD Full Time Employment Change (SEP)
Oct. 6 20:30 AUD Part Time Employment Change (SEP)
Oct. 6 20:30 AUD Unemployment Rate (SEP) ***

Oct. 7 GBP NIESR Gross Domestic Product Estimate (SEP)
Oct. 7 04:30 GBP Industrial Production (AUG)
Oct. 7 04:30 GBP Manufacturing Production (AUG)
Oct. 7 06:00 EUR German Industrial Production n.s.a. and w.d.a. (AUG)
Oct. 7 06:00 EUR German Industrial Production s.a. (AUG)
Oct. 7 07:00 GBP Bank of England Rate Decision (OCT 7) ***
Oct. 7 07:00 GBP Bank of England Asset Purchase Target ***
Oct. 7 07:45 EUR European Central Bank Rate Decision (OCT 7) ***
Oct. 7 08:30 EUR ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet Holds Press Conference ***
Oct. 7 10:30 USD ICSC Chain Store Sales (SEP)
Oct. 7 15:00 USD Consumer Credit (AUG)

Oct. 8 JPY Eco Watchers Survey: Current (SEP)
Oct. 8 JPY Eco Watchers Survey: Outlook (SEP)
Oct. 8 00:30 JPY Bankruptcies (SEP)
Oct. 8 01:45 CHF Unemployment Rate (SEP)
Oct. 8 02:00 EUR German Trade Balance (AUG)
Oct. 8 04:30 GBP Producer Price Index Output Core n.s.a. (SEP)
Oct. 8 04:30 GBP Producer Price Index Output n.s.a. (SEP)
Oct. 8 07:00 CAD Full Time Employment Change (SEP)
Oct. 8 07:00 CAD Net Change in Employment (SEP) ***
Oct. 8 07:00 CAD Part Time Employment Change (SEP)
Oct. 8 07:00 CAD Participation Rate (SEP)
Oct. 8 07:00 CAD Unemployment Rate (SEP) ***
Oct. 8 08:15 CAD Housing Starts (SEP)
Oct. 8 08:30 USD Average Hourly Earning All Employees (SEP)
Oct. 8 08:30 USD Change in Non-farm Payrolls (SEP) ***
Oct. 8 08:30 USD Change in Private Payrolls (SEP)
Oct. 8 08:30 USD Unemployment Rate (SEP) ***

*** Highly influential

Notice: The Bastiat Group, Inc. has attempted to verify the information contained in this calendar, however, any aspect of such info may change without notice. Foreign economic reports included in this list are only those deemed "medium to high impact".

Key Earnings Announcements Next Week:
Monday, Oct. 4, 2010
Before: -
During: -
After: MOS

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010
Before: WWW
During: -
After: DMND, TISI, YUM

Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010
Before: AYI, STZ, COST, HELE, MON, RBN, RPM
During: -
After: DRWI(?), BLUD, MAR, RT

Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010
Before: CMN(?), ISCA, PEP
During: -
After: AA, ANGO, MU, NUHC

Friday, Oct. 8, 2010
Before: -
During: -
After: -

Note: All economic numbers and earnings reports are in line with those compiled by Briefing.com. Occasionally changes will occur that are made after the posting of this column and some companies have not confirmed their time, so always double check when taking positions overnight during earnings season! (?) = Not yet confirmed at the time the list was compiled.

About the Author
Toni Hansen

Toni Hansen is president and co-founder of the Bastiat Group, Inc., DBA Trading From Main Street. Toni is one of the most respected technical analysts and traders in the industry. She has been trading and educating new traders, money managers, professional market analysts and traders throughout the boom and bust of the last decade. She has worked in conjunction with some of the world's top financial exchanges. Learn more about Toni Hansen and the educational services she provides through her website at http://www.tonihansen.com.

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