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Economic Reports and Events This Week

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

Apr 18 10:00 AM NAHB Housing Market Index Apr

Apr 19 8:30 AM Housing Starts Mar
Apr 19 8:30 AM Building Permits Mar

Apr 20 7:00 AM MBA Mortgage Purchase Index 04/15
Apr 20 10:00 AM Existing Home Sales Mar
Apr 20 10:30 AM Crude Inventories 04/16

Apr 21 8:30 AM Initial Claims 04/16
Apr 21 8:30 AM Continuing Claims 04/16
Apr 21 10:00 AM Philadelphia Fed Apr
Apr 21 10:00 AM Leading Indicators Mar
Apr 21 10:00 AM FHFA Housing Price Index Feb

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

Apr 17 18:45 NZD Consumer Prices Index (1Q)***
Apr 17 19:01 GBP Rightmove House Prices (APR)
Apr 17 22:00 CNY China March Property Prices

Apr 18 10:00 EUR Euro-Zone Consumer Confidence (APR A)
Apr 18 21:30 AUD Reserve Bank's Board Minutes (APR)

Apr 19 01:00 JPY Consumer Confidence (MAR)
Apr 19 01:00 JPY Consumer Confidence Households (MAR)
Apr 19 02:00 JPY Machine Tool Orders (MAR F)
Apr 19 03:30 EUR German Purchasing Manager Index Manufacturing (APR A)
Apr 19 03:30 EUR German Purchasing Manager Index Services (APR A)
Apr 19 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Composite (APR A)
Apr 19 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Manufacturing (APR A)
Apr 19 04:00 EUR Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index Services (APR A)
Apr 19 07:00 CAD Consumer Price Index (MAR)***
Apr 19 07:00 CAD Bank Canada Consumer Price Index Core (MAR)
Apr 19 08:30 CAD Leading Indicators (MAR)
Apr 19 08:30 CAD Housing Starts (MAR)
Apr 19 08:30 USD Housing Starts (MAR)
Apr 19 19:50 JPY Merchandise Trade Balance Total (MAR)
Apr 19 21:30 AUD Producer Price Index (1Q)
Apr 19 23:00 NZD Credit Card Spending SA (MAR)

Apr 20 02:00 EUR German Producer Prices (MAR)***
Apr 20 04:30 GBP Bank of England Minutes***
Apr 20 04:30 GBP Public Finances (PSNCR) (MAR)
Apr 20 04:30 GBP PSNB ex Interventions (MAR)
Apr 20 04:30 GBP Public Sector Net Borrowing (MAR)
Apr 20 10:00 USD Existing Home Sales (MAR)

Apr 21 03:00 CHF Real Estate Index Family Homes (1Q)
Apr 21 04:00 EUR German IFO - Business Climate (APR)
Apr 21 04:00 EUR German IFO - Current Assessment (APR)
Apr 21 04:00 EUR German IFO - Expectations (APR)
Apr 21 04:30 GBP Retail Sales w/Auto Fuel (MAR)
Apr 21 08:30 CAD Retail Sales (FEB)***
Apr 21 08:30 CAD Retail Sales Less Autos (FEB)
Apr 21 10:00 USD House Price Index (FEB)
Apr 21 10:00 USD Philadelphia Fed. (APR)

*** 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. 18, 2011
SRCE, ACU, ACUR, AIM, AAI, Y, AMNB, ABCB, AMLN, AROW, BMI, BANF, BOH, BMJ, BFLY, BBNK, BFSB, BRO, BUCY, CABO, CHFC, CCCL, CEU, CRTP, C, CZNC, CIZN, COLM, CR, CYBI, DNBK, DLA, DEST, ECBE, EVR, FFKT, BUSE, FCCO, THFF, FSBK, GCI, GKK, GRNB, GHL, HAL, HTLD, HFBL, HRZ, ICUI, IHT, KEY, KMR, TVL, LNCR, LABC, MTB, MI, MMR, MDC, MBR, MFI, MSCC, MBP, MOH, OPLK, PKG, PCTI, PFBX, PTIX, ANTP, PNFP, PRWT, PBNY, RPC, FRZ, RLI, RUTH, SYBT, SAVB, CKH, SXT, SOCB, OKSB, STRZ, STLD, SGC, SYNL, AMTD, TXN, TITN, TRAD, GWW, WERN, WL, WBD, YAVY, ZION

Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2011
AOS, ANCX, ALB, ASRV, BMI, BK, CCT, CMA, CREE, CCK, CSX, ELX, FLXS, FRX, FULT, GS, HOG, HUBG, INTC, IBM, ISRG, JNJ, JRN, JNPR, LLTC, MRTN, MBTF, MBWM, MICC, NYB, NTRS, PCAR, BTU, PVSW, PTP, PBIO, RF, RBCAA, STX, STT, SBIB, STSA, SYK, TRST, TWIN, URI, USB, UTMD, VASC, VMW, WWW, YHOO

Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2011
ABT, AFFX, ALGN, MO, AMB, DIT, AXP, AMGN, APH, ATR, AJG, AF, T, ATHR, ATMI, ALV, BKSC, BAS, BJRI, CPLP, CVCY, CPHD, CAKE, CMG, CKSW, COBZ, CNS, CVBF, DECK, DGICA, DSPG, ETN, EW, ESBK, EMC, FFIV, FCFS, FCF, FMBI, FRC, FWRD, GDI, HIFS, HBAN, LUFK, MLVF, MAR, MEG, MKSI, NDAQ, NBTF, NHTB, NEU, NE, NOR, NUVA, OCFC, ORB, OFG, PBCT, PJC, PLXS, PII, QCOM, DGX, RMTR, RLRN, RRR, RUSHB, SCSS, SENEA, SWKS, SOHU, TASR, TNCC, TXT, THOR, TOBC, TSCO, UNP, UTX, USAK, VICR, VMED, WFC, WNS, YUM, ZHNE

Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011
FLWS, AMD, APD, ALK, AEP, AMSG, AIT, ASBC, AVID, BAX, BBT, BX, BRKL, COF, CSH, CB, CYN, CNH, CVLY, CTBI, CRRC, COV, CRAI, CYMI, CY, CYT, DHR, DO, DOV, DD, EDR, ESV, ENTG, FNF, FITB, FHN, FNFG, GE, GR, HNI, HOMB, HON, HFBC, IEX, IDXX, INFA, IR, IIIN, IGT, SNAK, ESI, JNS, KSU, LH, LSTR, LTM, MATW, MCD, MLNX, VIVO, NPBC, NYT, NFX, NEM, NUE, PM, PMCS, PNC, PLCM, POOL, BPOP, PPG, PHM, COL, SASR, SLB, SVBI, SHW, SLM, SON, LUV, STI, SYMM, TCB, TEL, TNB, TRV, UTEK, UMPQ, UCFC, UNH, VZ, WFT, WCC, XRX

Friday, Apr. 22, 2011
EPAX, ABTL, BMRC, CPBC, CPX, CPSI, EVBS, FFIN, HBCP, ILMN, RIMG, SCSC, SFSF, SIVB, TRNS, UBNK, WASH

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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