Home sales, consumer confidence out this week

Economic Reports and Events This Week

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

Jan 25 9:00 AM Case-Shiller 20-city Index Nov
Jan 25 10:00 AM Consumer Confidence Jan
Jan 25 10:00 AM FHFA Housing Price Index Nov

Jan 26 7:00 AM MBA Mortgage Purchase Index 01/21
Jan 26 10:00 AM New Home Sales Dec
Jan 26 10:30 AM Crude Inventories 01/22
Jan 26 2:15 PM FOMC Rate Decision Jan

Jan 27 8:30 AM Initial Claims 01/22
Jan 27 8:30 AM Continuing Claims 01/22
Jan 27 8:30 AM Durable Orders Dec
Jan 27 8:30 AM Durable Orders ex Transportation Dec
Jan 27 10:00 AM Pending Home Sales Nov

Jan 28 8:30 AM GDP-Adv. Q4
Jan 28 8:30 AM Chain Deflator-Adv. Q4
Jan 28 8:30 AM Employment Cost Index Q4
Jan 28 9:55 AM Michigan Sentiment - Final Jan

International: Eastern Time Zone (GMT -4:00) (New York, Toronto)

Jan 24 03:30 EUR German Purchasing Manager Index Services (JAN A)
Jan 24 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Composite (JAN A)
Jan 24 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Manufacturing (JAN A)
Jan 24 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Services (JAN A)
Jan 24 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Industrial New Orders s.a. (NOV)
Jan 24 18:00 AUD Conference Board Leading Index (NOV)
Jan 24 19:30 AUD Consumer Prices Index (4Q)***
Jan 24 19:30 AUD Consumer Prices Index RBA Trimmed Mean (4Q)
Jan 24 19:30 AUD Consumer Prices Index RBA Weighted Median (4Q)

Jan 25 JPY BOJ to Hold Regular Policy-Setting Board Meeting in Tokyo
Jan 25 JPY Bank of Japan Rate Decision (JAN 25)***
Jan 25 02:00 EUR German GfK Consumer Confidence Survey (FEB)
Jan 25 02:00 CHF UBS Consumption Indicator (DEC)
Jan 25 04:30 GBP Gross Domestic Product (4Q A)***
Jan 25 04:30 GBP Public Finances (PSNCR) (DEC)
Jan 25 04:30 GBP Public Sector Net Borrowing excluding Interventions (DEC)
Jan 25 04:30 GBP Public Sector Net Borrowing (DEC)
Jan 25 07:00 CAD Consumer Price Index (DEC)***
Jan 25 07:00 CAD Bank Canada Consumer Price Index Core (DEC)
Jan 25 10:00 USD Consumer Confidence (JAN)
Jan 25 10:00 USD House Price Index (NOV)
Jan 25 21:00 NZD Credit Card Spending SA (DEC)

Jan 26 04:30 Bank of England Minutes ***
Jan 26 04:30 BBA Loans for House Purchase (DEC)
Jan 26 09:00 USD Fed's Open Market Committee Meets on Interest Rates, Economy ***
Jan 26 10:00 USD New Home Sales (DEC)
Jan 26 14:15 USD Federal Open Market Committee Rate Decision (JAN 26)***
Jan 26 15:00 NZD Reserve Bank of New Zealand Rate Decision (JAN 27)***
Jan 26 18:50 JPY Merchandise Trade Balance Total (DEC)

Jan 27 05:00 GBP CBI Reported Sales (JAN)
Jan 27 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Business Climate Indicator (JAN)
Jan 27 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Confidence (JAN A)
Jan 27 08:30 USD Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index (DEC)
Jan 27 08:30 USD Durable Goods Orders (DEC)
Jan 27 08:30 USD Durables Ex Transportation (DEC)
Jan 27 10:00 USD Pending Home Sales (DEC)
Jan 27 18:30 JPY Household Spending (DEC)
Jan 27 18:30 JPY Jobless Rate (DEC)
Jan 27 18:30 JPY National Consumer Price Index (DEC)
Jan 27 18:30 JPY National Consumer Price Index Ex-Fresh Food (DEC)
Jan 27 18:30 JPY National Consumer Price Index Ex Food, Energy (DEC)
Jan 27 18:50 JPY Retail Trade (DEC)
Jan 27 18:50 JPY Large Retailers' Sales (DEC)

Jan 28 05:30 CHF KOF Swiss Leading Indicator (JAN)
Jan 28 08:30 USD Gross Domestic Product (Annualized) (4Q A)***
Jan 28 08:30 USD Gross Domestic Product Price Index (4Q A)***
Jan 28 08:30 USD Core Personal Consumption Expenditure (4Q A)
Jan 28 08:30 USD Personal Consumption (4Q A)
Jan 28 09:55 USD U. of Michigan Confidence (JAN F)***

*** Highly influential

Key Earnings Announcements This Week:

Monday, Jan. 24, 2011
Before: BOH, HAL, MCD, PETS, SEE, ST, STLD(?), TWIN, WTFC
During: -
After: ALB, AXP, AMGN(?), CR, CSX, ELS(?), ETH, HTLF, JEC, MTXX(?), MSPD, NARA, PKG, PLXT, RLI, SANM(?), SLG, STM, TXN, VMW, VLTR(?), WGOV, ZION

Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011
Before: MMM, AOS, AKS, ALK, ASH, AVX(?), BHI, BLK, EAT, CNI, CRS, COH, GLW, DD(?), EMC, FMER(?), HOG, IIVI, JNJ, KEY, KMB, LAB(?), ERIC, MDP, MNRO, NEE, OSIS(?), BTU, PVTB, DGX, RYN, RF, SHW, SBNY(?), XRS, TLAB, TRV, X, VZ(?), WAT, WFT(?), GWW(?)
During: -
After: ALTR, DOX, BXP, BKI, CA, CBT(?), CLMS(?), ELY, DV, EWBC, EXAR, FFBC(?), FTNT, GILD, HTCH, IBKC, BIN(?), JNPR, KEYN, MRTN, MRCY, MIPS, MOLX, NATI(?), NAL, NSC, RFMD, RKT, SYK, SXL(?), SMCI, SUPX, TSS, TRMK, WMS, YHOO, ZRAN(?)

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011
Before: ABT, ACXM,AAI(?), ATI, APU, AUDC, ADP, BA, CP, GIB(?), COP, CBE, CFR, EK, EXC, FCFS(?), FMBI, FBC, GD, GIGM, HES, LCRY(?), LM(?), MKC, MWV, NVR(?), NYB, OXY, PTV(?), PJC, PX, RGS, ROK, RES, SAP, SEIC(?), SLAB, SO, STJ, STEL, SBIB, TXT, UGI, UMBF, UMC, UTX, USAP, LCC, USG(?), VLO, WLP, XRX
During: HTLD(?), SUSQ
After: ACL, ALGN, AF, CFNL(?), CTXS, CNS, COHU, CVD, CVTI, CCI, CTS, DRE, ETFC, EGN, GHL(?), HBI(?), HRS, HXL, HRC, HRZN(?), ISSI, KEX, KNX(?), LRCX, LOGI, LSI, MSFG(?), MLNX, MUR, NFLX, NE, OI, PMTC, PLT(?), QCOM, QTM, RHI, RYL, SBCF, BOX(?), SHOR, CTE(?), SBUX, SRDX(?), SYMC, TER, TCBI, TSCO, VAR, WERN

Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011
Before: FLWS, MO, AME, ACAT(?), T, AUO, AVT, BLL, BAX, BGG, BMY, BC, CCMP, CRR, CSH(?), CAT, CLS, CELG, CRUS, CNH, CL, CLP, CNX, CY, DHR, DLX, DDE(?), DVD(?), DHI, ETN, LLY, EQT, FCF, FNFG, F(?), BEN(?), GNTX, GLCH(?), HSC, HP, HUB.B, IIIN, ISCA, JNS, JBLU, KSU, KMT, KSP(?), FSTR(?), LLL, LB(?), LANC(?), LMT, LYTS(?), MJN, MEG, MPW, MOT(?), NEI, NWL, NOK(?), NVS, NUE, ORI(?), OXPS, PII, BPOP(?), POT, PCP, PG, PSSI, RTN, RCL(?), SWK, TDY, TWC, TKR, TRCR(?), TYC, UTEK, UMPQ, UA, UAL(?), USAK(?), WCC, WTNY, WRLD, XEL, YTEC(?), ZMH, ZOLL(?)
During: -
After: ABAX, ARAY, AMZN, AMLN(?), ANEN, AMCC, ARBA, BKH(?), BODY(?), BAH(?), EPAY(?), BCR(?), CPHD, CB, COBZ, COHR, COLM(?), CPSI, CPWR(?), CYT, DRIV, DLLR, ESIO, FII, FNF, FFIN, GMCR(?), GSIT, HUBG, INFN, INFA, IXYS(?), KLAC, LSCC, GAGA(?), MCRL, MCRS, MSCC, MSFT(?), MWW, MYGN, OIIM, OMCL(?), OPLK(?), OPNT, PMCS, PSA(?), QLGC, RMBS(?), RLRN, RMD, RVBD, SNDK, SCSC, SFG, TNAV(?), TSRA, THOR(?), VSEA, VRSN, VPRT, XUE(?)

Friday, Jan. 28, 2011
Before: ARLP, ACO, AEP, ACI(?), ART, CVX, CMCO, D, DOV, HON, IDXX, ININ, MBFI, LABL(?), OSK, PFS, QSII(?), SMG, SNV, TROW(?), WL
During: -
After: BH, EEP, JBHT(?)

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. © 1998-2010 All information presented is property of TradingFromMainStreet.com and Bastiat Group, Inc.

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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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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