Durable orders, housing will move markets this week

This week's earnings and economic reports

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

Feb 22 9:00 AM Case-Shiller 20-city Index Dec
Feb 22 10:00 AM Consumer Confidence Feb

Feb 23 7:00 AM MBA Mortgage Purchase Index 02/18
Feb 23 10:00 AM Existing Home Sales Jan

Feb 24 8:30 AM Initial Claims 02/19
Feb 24 8:30 AM Continuing Claims 02/12
Feb 24 8:30 AM Durable Orders Jan
Feb 24 8:30 AM Durable Orders ex Transporation Jan
Feb 24 10:00 AM FHFA Housing Price Index Dec
Feb 24 10:00 AM New Home Sales Jan
Feb 24 11:00 AM Crude Inventories 02/19

Feb 25 8:30 AM GDP - Second Estimate Q4
Feb 25 8:30 AM GDP Deflator - Second Estimate Q4
Feb 25 9:55 AM Michigan Sentiment - Final Feb

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

Feb 20 19:01 GBP Rightmove House Prices (FEB)

Feb 21 03:30 EUR German Purchasing Manager Index Manufacturing (FEB A)
Feb 21 03:30 EUR German Purchasing Manager Index Services (FEB A)
Feb 21 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Composite (FEB A)
Feb 21 04:00 EUR German IFO - Business Climate (FEB)
Feb 21 04:00 EUR German IFO - Current Assessment (FEB)
Feb 21 04:00 EUR German IFO - Expectations (FEB)
Feb 21 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Manufacturing (FEB A)
Feb 21 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Services (FEB A)
Feb 21 18:50 JPY BOJ to Release Jan. 24-25 Board Meeting Minutes
Feb 21 21:00 NZD Reserve Bank of New Zealand 2-Year Inflation Expectation (1Q)***

Feb 22 02:00 EUR German GfK Consumer Confidence Survey (MAR)
Feb 22 08:30 CAD Retail Sales (DEC)***
Feb 22 10:00 USD Consumer Confidence (FEB)***
Feb 22 10:00 USD Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index (FEB)

Feb 23 04:30 GBP Bank of England Minutes***
Feb 23 04:30 GBP BBA Loans for House Purchase (JAN)
Feb 23 10:00 USD Existing Home Sales (JAN)
Feb 23 18:00 AUD Conference Board Leading Index (DEC)
Feb 23 19:30 EUR German Gross Domestic Product s.a. (NOV)

Feb 24 02:00 EUR German Gross Domestic Product n.s.a. (4Q F)
Feb 24 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Confidence (FEB F)
Feb 24 08:30 USD Durable Goods Orders (JAN)***
Feb 24 08:30 USD Durables Ex Transportation (JAN)
Feb 24 10:00 USD New Home Sales (JAN)***
Feb 24 18:30 JPY Tokyo Consumer Price Index (FEB)***
Feb 24 18:30 JPY Tokyo Consumer Price Index Ex-Fresh Food (FEB)
Feb 24 18:30 JPY Tokyo Consumer Price Index Ex Food, Energy (FEB)
Feb 24 18:30 JPY National Consumer Price Index (JAN)
Feb 24 18:30 JPY National Consumer Price Index Ex-Fresh Food (JAN)
Feb 24 18:30 JPY National Consumer Price Index Ex Food, Energy (JAN)
Feb 24 19:01 GBP GfK Consumer Confidence Survey (FEB)

Feb 25 EUR German Consumer Price Index (FEB P)
Feb 25 EUR German Consumer Price Index - EU Harmonised (FEB P)
Feb 25 04:30 GBP Gross Domestic Product (4Q P)***
Feb 25 05:30 CHF KOF Swiss Leading Indicator (FEB)
Feb 25 08:30 USD Gross Domestic Product (4Q S)***
Feb 25 08:30 USD Gross Domestic Product Price Index (4Q S)
Feb 25 08:30 USD Core Personal Consumption Expenditure (4Q S)
Feb 25 08:30 USD Personal Consumption (4Q S)
Feb 25 09:55 USD U. of Michigan Confidence (FEB F)***

*** 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 This Week:

Monday, Feb. 21, 2011
Before: YUII(?)
During: -
After: -

Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011
Before: AMED, AEE, AMWD, ABG, ASTE, BKS, CDI, CKP, CHDX(?), CBR, CEP(?), CBRL, DAKT, DANG(?). DRH(?), DSX, DORM, EE, ENP, EXPD, FST, FRO, GPC, GEDU(?), HSII, HSIC, HD, HRL, IPGP(?), ISLE(?), JASO, LAB(?), GAGA, M, MHS, MDT, MPEL, NM(?), NRG, ODP, HK, PSB, PEG, RIGL(?), RRD, SAH, SRT, SHOO, TNC, TX, TSL, UNT, USU(?), VFC, WAB, WMT, WLK
During: -
After: ARI(?), BKD(?), CHSI, CBI, CHK, DL, CTV(?), WIRE, EPIQ, EXEL, EXR, GFIG, GA, LOPE, HR, HEI, HLF, HTZ, HPQ, BIN, LEAP, MELI(?), MHK, NDSN, ONXX(?), ORA, PZZA, PEGA(?), PSEC(?), STR, RSH, RJET, SRSL, SGY(?), TXRH, TCRD(?), ZIXI

Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011
Before: AFAM(?), AMT, BBG, BRKR, CRDN(?), CHS(?), CLH, CWH(?), COT(?), DNR, DTV, DXYN(?), DM, EV(?), FLR, TFM, FTR, GRMN, WOLF, IDA, KKR, KNOL(?), LAMR, LOW, LL, GAS(?), PKD, PEI, PWR, SKS, SKYW, SYNO, TASR(?), THI, TJX, TOL, UNS, VNO, ZLC
During: -
After: ANW(?), AEL, ARII, ANDS(?), WTR, ADSK, AVGO, AXTI, BITA(?), CWT, CALP, CBOU, CHRM, NKBP(?), CQB(?), CIR(?), CXO, CLR, CSGP, DRYS(?), DUF, DVOX(?), ES(?), EQY, EXM(?), EXL, XCO, FARO(?), FR, FRC(?), FLS, GNK(?), GMR(?), GLBL, GSS, GDP(?), GVA, GLF, HNSN, HLX, HT, HRZN(?), TEG, IDCC, IFSIA, IPI, ISTA, JACK(?), KAI, KAR, KNDL(?), LHO, LTD, LAD, MANT, MTZ, MSSR(?), NATL, NTES, NUVA, PVA, PPO, PCLN, PRA, PSYS(?), QCOR, RA, RRC(?), BOX(?), FIRE, RGR(?), SPN, TLCR, TS, RIG, TYL, UNTD, PRTS(?), VOLC, WBMD, WES, WLL, AUY

Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011
Before: ADLR(?), AER, ANSS, AMAP, BRY(?), BW, CCC(?), CSE, TAST(?), CRI(?), GTLS, CRIC(?), CNK(?), CMS, CCOI, DISH, DTG, DLTR(?), DYN(?), SATS, EP, EPB, EMCI, EME, EMS(?), ESV, SSP, EXH(?), FCH, FAF, FVE(?), FWLT, FTO, GEL(?), GTI, GTE(?), GTXI, HERO,HOC, ICLR(?), IMAX, IPXL, IART, SNAK, IRM, KBR, KSS, FSTR, LXP, LINE(?), LKQX, LTXC, MGLN, MGA, MPR(?), PCS, MIR(?), MYL, NEM, NIHD, NRF, ZEUS, OMG, OCR, OXF, PRX, PDCO, PETD, PQ, PNK, PXP, PLA(?), RBA, SWY, SAFM, SDRL, SHLD(?), SRE(?), SHP, SMBL, SJI(?), JOE, SUI, SURW, SUSS, SFY, SXCI, SMA(?), TTES(?), NGLS, TGT(?), TK, TDS, TWI(?), USM, VRX, VPHM, WATG(?)
During: -
After: ACTG, AIG, AMSG, ACOM, AMAT, AGO, BIO, BODY(?), BEXP(?), CDCS(?), CEC, CNL, CLD, CYH, CPTS, CPNO, CLGX, CROX(?), DQ(?), DPM, DECK, DWA, DRC(?), EDR, BAGL, ESL, FSLR, GPS, GXDX(?), GERN(?), ROCK, GG, GXP, HANS(?), HL(?), HGSI(?), INSU, INAP, LBTYA, LAVA, MDAS, MRX(?), MCRI, NTSP(?), NGD(?), NOAH(?), NVTL, NTLS(?), OVTI(?), ORCC(?), PCTI, PMC, PGI, QDEL, RP, RWT(?), RST(?), CRM, SD, SVNT(?), SBAC, SNH(?), SM, SMSI, SWN, TFX, TRLG, UEIC, YSI(?), VRGY, VLCM, WTS, WR, GB, INT, XUE(?)

Friday, Feb. 25, 2011
Before: ABVT, AES(?), BIOS(?), LNG(?), CHLN(?), XTEX, DRQ(?), FCN(?), ZINC, IAG, IBI, IPG, JCP, KDN, MCCC(?), NWN, POM, POR, RIMG, RDC, SUP(?), THC, TTI
During: -
After: AWK, FIX(?), PSA

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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