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Economic Reports and Events This Week

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

Feb 7 3:00 PM Consumer Credit Dec

Feb 9 7:00 AM MBA Mortgage Purchase Index 02/04
Feb 9 10:30 AM Crude Inventories 02/05

Feb 10 8:30 AM Initial Claims 02/05
Feb 10 8:30 AM Continuing Claims 01/29
Feb 10 10:00 AM Wholesale Inventories Dec
Feb 10 2:00 PM Treasury Budget Jan

Feb 11 8:30 AM Trade Balance Dec
Feb 11 9:55 AM Mich Sentiment Feb

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

Feb 6 19:30 AUD Retail Sales s.a. (DEC)
Feb 6 19:30 AUD Retail Sales Ex Inflation (4Q)

Feb 7 JPY Coincident Index (DEC P) (DEC P)
Feb 7 JPY Leading Index (DEC P) (DEC P)
Feb 7 04:30 EUR Euro-Zone Sentix Investor Confidence (FEB)
Feb 7 08:30 CAD Building Permits (DEC)
Feb 7 15:00 USD Consumer Credit (DEC)
Feb 7 19:01 GBP RICS House Price Balance (JAN)

Feb 8 EUR German Retail Sales (DEC)
Feb 8 JPY Eco Watchers Survey: Current (JAN)
Feb 8 JPY Eco Watchers Survey: Outlook (JAN)
Feb 8 01:45 CHF Unemployment Rate s.a. (JAN)
Feb 8 06:00 EUR German Industrial Production s.a. (DEC)
Feb 8 08:15 CAD Housing Starts (JAN)
Feb 8 17:00 USD ABC Consumer Confidence (FEB 6)
Feb 8 18:00 NZD QV House Prices (JAN)
Feb 8 18:30 AUD Westpac Consumer Confidence (FEB)

Feb 9 JPY Consumer Confidence (JAN)
Feb 9 02:00 EUR German Trade Balance (DEC)
Feb 9 04:30 GBP Visible Trade Balance (DEC)
Feb 9 19:30 AUD Employment Change (JAN)***
Feb 9 19:30 AUD Unemployment Rate (JAN)***
Feb 9 19:30 AUD Full Time Employment Change (JAN)
Feb 9 19:30 AUD Part Time Employment Change (JAN)

Feb 10 GBP NIESR Gross Domestic Product Estimate (JAN)***
Feb 10 03:15 CHF Consumer Price Index (JAN)
Feb 10 04:00 EUR ECB Publishes February Monthly Report
Feb 10 04:30 GBP Industrial Production (DEC)
Feb 10 07:00 GBP Bank Of England Asset Purchase Target (FEB)***
Feb 10 07:00 GBP Bank of England Rate Decision (FEB)***

Feb 11 02:00 EUR German Consumer Price Index (JAN F)
Feb 11 02:00 EUR German Consumer Price Index - EU Harmonised (JAN F)
Feb 11 04:30 GBP Producer Price Index Input n.s.a. (JAN)
Feb 11 04:30 GBP Producer Price Index Output n.s.a. (JAN)
Feb 11 04:30 GBP Producer Price Index Output Core n.s.a. (JAN)
Feb 11 08:30 CAD International Merchandise Trade (DEC)
Feb 11 08:30 USD Trade Balance (DEC)
Feb 11 09:55 USD U. of Michigan Confidence (FEB P) (FEB P)***

*** Highly influential

Key Earnings Announcements This Week:

Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
Before: AMRI, BWP, CSL, CHDX(?), CNA, CTSH, HAS, HUM, IPSU, L, LO, MTRX, MCY, SIRO(?), SYY, TDG
During: -
After: ADVS, AHL, BMI, BDX, BMR, BLKB, BRE, BRO, CRK(?), CUZ, DST, ESLR(?), FMC, IT, GLUU, HMN, IPHS, KEYW, LNCR, LMNX, OTTR(?), OMI, PKY, PRE, PXD, PFG, SNCR, TWTC, UDR, VECO, VSAT(?)

Tuesday, Feb 8, 2011
Before: ACM, AGCO, ALLT, AHII, MT, ATRO, AVP(?), BZH, BLC, BR, CNC, CEU(?), CHBT(?), CHD, CVH, ELNK, ETR, FIS, FLO, GET, GWR, HGG, LIOX, MAC, MLM, MNI, MPEL(?), NYX, OMC(?), PTRY, PIKE, PCH, SLE, SWS, SRX, STE, TIN, TEVA, VSH, WMG
During: AXL
After: SVN(?), AGNC, ASYS, ANDE, ATML, ATO, AXS, BWLD, CBL, CERN, CRL, CIM(?), STV(?), CMP, CSGS, DCT, PROJ, DEI, DSCM, ETM, BGC, GHDX, GIL, GSM, GCOM, HCSG(?), HNI, ILMN, KNXA, KFRC, LTRE, MFE, MOTR, NTGR, OPEN, PBI, PTP, PPS, PPDI, PRI, PSEC(?), QLTY(?), RAH, RNR, RENT, RRTS, RRR, RUSHA(?), SWIR, SF(?), TTWO, TMH, TCRD(?), TIE(?), TXCC, ULTI, USNA, DIS, WCN, WWW, XL

Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011
Before: ABD, AGU(?), AHCI, ANR, ACLI(?), ASCA, BECN, BAH, CAE, CGA(?), KO, CSC, XRAY, DTE, ELN(?), ENER, IR, ICE, LRN, KVHI(?), LNCE, MAG, NOC, PTI, RL, PBH, SIAL, SBGI, SON, SSYS, JNY, GTS, WYN
During: -
After: ATVI, AAP, AKAM, ALL, ASEI(?), AMKR, ATR(?), ARRS, CBM(?), CHRM(?), CSCO, CLB, EXBD, CXW, CYBI(?), DIOD, DNEX(?), EDMC, ENH, ENS, EPIC, EFX, EQIX, RE, FLIR, GSIC, HGR, HIW, HIMX, BIN(?), IRBT, KIM, LGF(?), LOOP, MDTH, MET, NBIX(?), NUAN, OSUR, PACR, PAA, PRO, PL, PRU, RGC, SB, SCSS(?), SCI, SWI, SPSC, SFSF, TAL, TLEO, TEX, TMRK, TMK, TQNT, TBI, UFPI, WFMI, WSH

Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011
Before: ALXN, LNT, ARGN(?), BCE(?), BCRX, BWA, BG(?), CBOE, CRIC(?), EMS(?), ECA, EZCH, FORR, GLCH(?), GT, GPI, HERO(?), INCY, IPCC, IRC, IFF, JASO(?), LH, LF, LFUS, LPX, LUFK, CLI, MTOX, MFA(?), TAP, MNTA, NGPC(?), NBL(?), NOVA(?), OZM, PMTI, PEP, PM, RVSN, ROLL, O, SNI, SHPGY, SKYW(?), SPR, S, SYNT(?), TKLC(?), TDC, TGH, TRI, TRAD(?), THS, VNDA, VTNC, GRA, WATG(?), WWE, WXS, XIN(?)
During: GRC(?)
After: ALIM(?), AB(?), ATHR, BEC(?), BJRI(?), NILE, BODY(?), CPKI, CATM, CEPH, CAKE, CMG, CHH(?), CGNX, CML(?), CPA, DVA, ELON, WIRE(?), EXPE, FALC, GDI, GRM, HOKU, IM, KONA, KFT, LPSN, MSFG(?), MNKD, MTD(?), MRH, MOVE, NANO, NRP, PNRA, PNSN, QDEL(?), RAX, RNWK, RP(?), RSG, SODA(?), STMP, SVR(?), TCO, TTMI, USTR, WMGI

Friday, Feb. 11, 2011
Before: BPO, BPL, CHLN(?), CCE, DISCA, GLT, MDC(?), SCG, TTI(?), TOT, WBC
During: -
After: CCRT(?)

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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