Markets will key off retail sales, export data this week

Economic Reports and Events This Week

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

Feb 15 8:30 AM Retail Sales Jan
Feb 15 8:30 AM Retail Sales ex-auto Jan
Feb 15 8:30 AM Empire Manufacturing Feb
Feb 15 8:30 AM Export Prices ex-ag. Jan
Feb 15 8:30 AM Import Prices ex-oil Jan
Feb 15 9:00 AM Net Long-Term TIC Flows Dec
Feb 15 10:00 AM Business Inventories Dec
Feb 15 10:00 AM NAHB Housing Market Index Feb

Feb 16 7:00 AM MBA Mortgage Purchase Index 02/11
Feb 16 8:30 AM Housing Starts Jan
Feb 16 8:30 AM Building Permits Jan
Feb 16 8:30 AM PPI Jan
Feb 16 8:30 AM Core PPI Jan
Feb 16 9:15 AM Industrial Production Jan
Feb 16 9:15 AM Capacity Utilization Jan
Feb 16 10:30 AM Crude Inventories 02/12

Feb 17 8:30 AM CPI Jan
Feb 17 8:30 AM Core CPI Jan
Feb 17 8:30 AM Initial Claims 02/12
Feb 17 8:30 AM Continuing Claims 02/05
Feb 17 10:00 AM Leading Indicators Jan
Feb 17 10:00 AM Philadelphia Fed Feb

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

Feb 13 16:45 NZD Retail Sales (DEC)***
Feb 13 16:45 NZD Retail Sales Ex-Auto (DEC)
Feb 13 16:45 NZD Retail Sales Ex Inflation (4Q)
Feb 13 18:50 JPY Gross Domestic Product Annualized (4Q P)
Feb 13 18:50 JPY Gross Domestic Product (4Q P)
Feb 13 21:00 CNY Trade Balance (USD) (JAN)***

Feb 14 05:00 Euro-Zone Industrial Production
Feb 14 19:30 AUD Reserve Bank's Board Minutes (FEB)***
Feb 14 19:30 AUD NAB Business Confidence (JAN)
Feb 14 21:00 CNY Consumer Price Index (JAN)

Feb 15 GBP Nationwide Consumer Confidence (JAN)
Feb 15 01:30 EUR German Gross Domestic Product (4Q P)
Feb 15 04:30 GBP Consumer Price Index (JAN)***
Feb 15 04:30 GBP Core Consumer Price Index (JAN)
Feb 15 04:30 GBP DCLG UK House Prices (DEC)
Feb 15 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Gross Domestic Product (4Q A)***
Feb 15 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Industrial Production s.a. (DEC)
Feb 15 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone ZEW Survey (Economic Sentiment) ((FEB))
Feb 15 05:00 EUR German ZEW Survey (Current Situation) (FEB)
Feb 15 05:00 EUR German ZEW Survey (Economic Sentiment) (FEB)
Feb 15 08:30 USD Advance Retail Sales (JAN)***
Feb 15 08:30 USD Empire Manufacturing (FEB)
Feb 15 08:30 USD Retail Sales Less Autos (JAN)
Feb 15 09:00 USD Net Long-term TIC Flows (DEC)
Feb 15 19:30 AUD New Motor Vehicle Sales (JAN)

Feb 16 04:30 GBP Jobless Claims Change (JAN)***
Feb 16 04:30 GBP Claimant Count Rate (JAN)
Feb 16 04:30 GBP ILO Unemployment Rate (3M) (DEC)
Feb 16 05:30 GBP Bank of England Inflation Report***
Feb 16 08:30 CAD Manufacturing Shipments (DEC)
Feb 16 08:30 USD Producer Price Index Ex Food & Energy (JAN)
Feb 16 08:30 USD Producer Price Index (JAN)
Feb 16 16:30 NZD Business NZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (JAN)
Feb 16 21:00 NZD ANZ Consumer Confidence Index (FEB)

Feb 17 JPY Leading Index (DEC F)
Feb 17 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Current Account n.s.a. (DEC)
Feb 17 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Construction Output s.a. (DEC)
Feb 17 08:30 USD Consumer Price Index (JAN)***
Feb 17 08:30 USD Consumer Price Index Core Index s.a. (JAN)
Feb 17 08:30 USD Consumer Price Index n.s.a. (JAN)
Feb 17 10:00 EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Confidence (FEB)
Feb 17 10:00 USD Leading Indicators (JAN)
Feb 17 10:00 USD Philadelphia Fed. (FEB)

Feb 18 02:00 EUR German Producer Prices (JAN)
Feb 18 04:30 GBP Retail Sales (JAN)***
Feb 18 07:00 CAD Consumer Price Index (JAN)***
Feb 18 07:00 CAD Bank Canada Consumer Price Index Core (JAN)
Feb 18 07:00 CAD Consumer Price Index (JAN)

Key Earnings Announcements This Week:

Monday, Feb. 14, 2011
Before: ASF, AAWW, CHOP(?), MY(?), CRTP(?), CHDX(?), DBD, KVHI, MFA, MGM, PTC(?), STEC, TSEM, VAL(?), YUII(?)
During: -
After: AEIS, A, ACGL, CE, ECPG, ESLR(?), FTI, FWRD, NSIT, LLNW, MAR, MAS, ROG(?), SKH, UCTT, WLT, WINN, YONG(?)

Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011
Before: ACPW, CPLA, FUN, CTL, CIT, CFX, CTNO, DANG(?), DGIT, DW, EXAS, FOSL, GEDU(?), HCP, HEP, HST, JAKK, JRN, LAB(?), MMC, NICE(?), OMC, PMI, Q, SIRI, SPAR, SF, UTHR, WCRX, WSO, WPI(?), ZBRA
During: -
After: AAN, MDRX, ACC, ACAS, AMMD, ADI, BOBE, CENX, CHE, CBB, CRAY(?), DELL, DFG, DENN, PLOW(?), EGP, FRT, FNGN, GPRO, GIVN, GUID, HWAY, ONE, INWK, PODD, JCOM, LZB, LOGM, MCHX, MASI, MIG, NBR, OFIX, PAAS, PRAA, RADS, RCRC, RCKY, ROVI, RUSHA, SAPE, TSLA, TIE(?), VCLK, VRS(?)

Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011
Before: ANF, AYE(?), ALE, ARGN(?), ARB, BXC(?), CVC(?), CBZ, XEC, CMCSA, CCSC(?), DF, DE, DVN, DCI, NPO, EEFT, FE, FSRV, FNDT, GENZ, HPY, ICON, KKR(?), KOP, LCAV, LOJN, MSO, NEWS, NOR, OMX, OWW, ORBK, OC, PAG, PFCB, ROC, SFUN(?), ELOS, TLM, MDCO, VSI, WCG, YOKU(?)
During: -
After: AEA(?), AEM, CAR, BDN, CBS, CLDT, CLF, SCOR, CMRE, TRAK, DRCO, EHTH, ENOC, ESRX, HMA, HL, ITMN(?), IO(?), ITRI, JAH, KGC, KRG, MORN, NCIT, NTAP, NFX, NVDA, OII, ORLY, PEET, RP(?), RBCN, SKX, SNPS, NCTY(?), TRN, WC, VTAL, XNPT

Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011
Before: TDSC, AH(?), ACOR(?), ALR, ANAD, APA, AVA, ABX, BGCP, BBW, CAB, CCM(?), CPO, CRY, DPS, DUK, DEP, ECL, EPD, FVE(?), FELE(?), RAIL, GTIV, GEO(?), HRL(?), HOS, HUN, H, IVR(?), SJM, JASO(?), KBW(?), KSWS, LTM(?), TYPE, NNN, NXY, NOVA(?), ORB(?), PCG, PNCL, PDC, POOL, PDE, RS, REV, SCHS, SPNC, SPW, STFC, STRA, SYNT, TBL, TTC(?), TRW, ULBI, VCI, VDSI, VTR, WM, WTW, WST(?), WMB, WATG(?), XIN(?)
During: NHWK(?)
After: AWH, APEI, ANH(?), AGII, ARUN, ATHN, BMRN(?), BCSI, BBRG(?), BRCD, BUCY, BLDR, BEAT, CECO, CF, CLWR, DDIC, DDR, ETP(?), ETE(?), EOG(?), FSLR(?), HGIC, HLS, HITT, HME, INET(?), INTU, KEG, MXWL(?), MMSI, MOH, NHP(?), NAVG, NR, JWN, OIS, ASGN, RRGB, CKH(?), SEM(?), SNH(?), SONO, SPWRS, SHO, TTGT, UAM(?), WOOF, WRE

Friday, Feb. 18, 2011
Before: AMWD(?), CRMT, AGP, B, BRC, BAM, CPN, CPB, DLR, EGO, ELT, GNRC, HS, HMSY, IBI(?), LNCE, LPNT, LECO, NVE, PNW, PGN, RUTH, UPL, YGE, YTEC
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. © 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.

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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