Housing data, durable orders due this week

Economic Reports and Events This Week

U.S. Domestic: Eastern Time Zone (GMT -5:00) (New York, Toronto)

Mar 21 10:00 AM Existing Home Sales Feb

Mar 22 10:00 AM FHFA Housing Price Index Jan

Mar 23 7:00 AM MBA Mortgage Index 03/18
Mar 23 10:00 AM New Home Sales Feb
Mar 23 10:30 AM Crude Inventories 03/19

Mar 24 8:30 AM Initial Claims 03/19
Mar 24 8:30 AM Continuing Claims 03/12
Mar 24 8:30 AM Durable Orders Feb
Mar 24 8:30 AM Durable Orders ex Transportation Feb

Mar 25 8:30 AM GDP - Third Estimate Q4
Mar 25 8:30 AM GDP Deflator - Third Estimate Q4
Mar 25 9:55 AM Michigan Sentiment - Final Mar

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

Mar 28 EUR German Retail Sales (FEB
Mar 28 CNY Industrial Profits YTD (FEB)
Mar 28 08:30 USD Personal Consumption Expenditure Core (FEB)
Mar 28 08:30 USD Personal Spending (FEB)
Mar 28 08:30 USD Personal Income (FEB)
Mar 28 10:00 USD Pending Home Sales (FEB)
Mar 28 17:45 NZD Manufacturing Activity (4Q)
Mar 28 17:45 NZD Trade Balance (FEB)
Mar 28 17:45 NZD Balance (YTD) (FEB)
Mar 28 19:30 JPY Household Spending (FEB)
Mar 28 19:30 JPY Jobless Rate (FEB)
Mar 28 19:50 JPY Retail Trade (FEB)
Mar 28 19:50 JPY Large Retailers' Sales (FEB)
Mar 28 20:00 AUD HIA New Home Sales (FEB)

Mar 29 EUR German Consumer Price Index (MAR P)***
Mar 29 EUR German Consumer Price Index - EU Harmonised (MAR P)***
Mar 29 JPY Nomura/JMMA Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Index (MAR)
Mar 29 02:00 CHF UBS Consumption Indicator (FEB)
Mar 29 04:30 GBP Current Account (4Q)
Mar 29 04:30 GBP Gross Domestic Product (4Q F)***
Mar 29 04:30 GBP Net Consumer Credit (FEB)
Mar 29 04:30 GBP Net Lending Sec. on Dwellings (FEB)
Mar 29 04:30 GBP Mortgage Approvals (FEB)
Mar 29 10:00 USD Consumer Confidence (MAR)***
Mar 29 17:45 NZD Building Permits (FEB)
Mar 29 19:50 JPY Industrial Production (FEB P) (FEB P)
Mar 29 20:30 AUD Private Sector Credit (FEB)
Mar 29 22:00 NZD NBNZ Activity Outlook (MAR)
Mar 29 22:00 NZD NBNZ Business Confidence (MAR)

Mar 30 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Business Climate Indicator (MAR)
Mar 30 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Confidence (MAR F)
Mar 30 05:30 CHF KOF Swiss Leading Indicator (MAR)
Mar 30 06:00 GBP CBI Reported Sales (MAR)
Mar 30 08:15 USD ADP Employment Change (MAR)
Mar 30 19:01 GBP GfK Consumer Confidence Survey (MAR)
Mar 30 21:00 CNY PMI Manufacturing (MAR)***

Mar 31 01:00 JPY Housing Starts (FEB)
Mar 31 01:00 JPY Annualized Housing Starts (FEB)
Mar 31 02:00 GBP Nationwide House Prices n.s.a. (MAR)
Mar 31 03:55 EUR German Unemployment Change (MAR)***
Mar 31 03:55 EUR German Unemployment Rate s.a. (MAR)
Mar 31 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Price Index Estimate (MAR)
Mar 31 08:30 CAD Gross Domestic Product (JAN)***
Mar 31 10:00 USD Factory Orders (FEB)
Mar 31 18:30 AUD AiG Performance of Manufacturing Index (MAR)
Mar 31 19:50 JPY Tankan Large Manufacturers Index (1Q)
Mar 31 19:50 JPY Tankan Non-Manufacturing Index (1Q)
Mar 31 19:50 JPY Tankan Non-Manufacturing Outlook (1Q)
Mar 31 19:50 JPY Tankan Large All Industry Capex (1Q)

Apr 01 03:15 CHF Retail Sales (Real) (FEB)
Apr 01 03:30 CHF SVME-Purchasing Managers Index (MAR)
Apr 01 03:55 EUR German Purchasing Manager Index Manufacturing (MAR F)
Apr 01 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Manufacturing (MAR F)
Apr 01 04:30 GBP Purchasing Manager Index Manufacturing (MAR)
Apr 01 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Unemployment Rate (FEB)
Apr 01 08:30 USD Change in Non-farm Payrolls (MAR)***
Apr 01 08:30 USD Change in Private Payrolls (MAR)
Apr 01 08:30 USD Unemployment Rate (MAR)***
Apr 01 08:30 USD Avg Hourly Earning All Emp (MAR)
Apr 01 10:00 USD Construction Spending (FEB)
Apr 01 10:00 USD ISM Manufacturing (MAR)***

*** 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, Mar. 28, 2011
Before: CALM, NVAX
During: -
After: GOK(?), PVH, PRGS

Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2011
Before: APWR, ACMR, APOL, CTFO, LAYN(?), LEN, JADE, MKC, SDTH(?)
During: -
After: DAC(?), LNDC, OXM, ZZ, TIBX

Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2011
Before: AYI, AEZ(?), FDO, GU(?), LNN, SIG, UNF, WOR(?)
During: -
After: BGP(?), DRYS(?), GMR, MOS, OMER(?), TISI(?)

Thursday, Mar. 31, 2011
Before: AZZ(?), KMX(?), CHINA, CAGC(?), CCM(?), CONN, FSIN(?), MED(?), RBN, WATG(?), YUII
During: -
After: CCRT(?), DMAN, ES(?), EXFO, GPN, HQS, BLUD(?), KKD, LWSN, RECN, RINO(?), SPEC, XRTX

Friday, Apr. 1, 2011
Before: CACH(?), CAAS(?), KBH(?)
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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