Crude inventories, consumer credit on tap this week

Economic Reports and Events This Week

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

Apr 5 10:00 AM ISM Services Mar

Apr 6 7:00 AM MBA Mortgage Index 04/01
Apr 6 10:30 AM Crude Inventories 04/02

Apr 7 8:30 AM Initial Claims 04/02
Apr 7 8:30 AM Continuing Claims 03/26
Apr 7 3:00 PM Consumer Credit Feb

Apr 8 10:00 AM Wholesale Inventories Feb

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

Apr 3 19:30 AUD AiG Performance of Service Index (MAR)

Apr 4 04:30 GBP PMI Construction (MAR)
Apr 4 21:30 AUD Trade Balance (FEB)***

Apr 5 00:30 AUD Reserve Bank of Australia Rate Decision (APR 5)***
Apr 5 14:00 USD Fed Releases Minutes from March 15 FOMC Meeting ***
Apr 5 21:30 AUD Employment Change (MAR)***

Apr 6 GBP NIESR Gross Domestic Product Estimate (MAR)***
Apr 6 05:00 EUR Euro-Zone Gross Domestic Product s.a. (4Q F)***

Apr 7 07:00 GBP BOE Asset Purchase Target (APR)***
Apr 7 07:00 GBP Bank of England Rate Decision (APR 7)***
Apr 7 07:45 EUR European Central Bank Rate Decision (APR 7)***

Apr 8 07:00 CAD Net Change in Employment (MAR)***
Apr 8 07:00 CAD Unemployment Rate (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, Apr. 4, 2011
Before: CACH, CHINA(?), CHOP(?)
During: -
After: SCHN, TISI

Tuesday, Apr. 5, 2011
Before: CRTP(?), ISCA, KBH, LAYN
During: -
After: ANGO, MIND

Wednesday, Apr. 6, 2011
Before: CAGC(?), MON, MSM
During: -
After: APOG, BBBY(?), BLUD, OMER(?), PBY, RT, SMSC, WDFC

Thursday, Apr. 7, 2011
Before: APWR(?), STZ, FSIN(?), GBX, MOV, PIR, RAD, RPM, WATG(?)
During: PSMT(?)
After: AZZ, BGP(?), JOEZ(?), NCTY

Friday, Apr. 8, 2011
Before: BTH
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.

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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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