News And Events To Consider When Trading And Investing The Week Of March 28, 2011

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The month of March will finally be coming to an end next week as baseball season kicks off and the first quarter ends. The close of the first quarter means earnings season is right around the corner so be prepared for companies pre-announcing results.

On the economic front, next week most traders will be pointing to Friday’s job’s number as the major market moving catalyst so be ready for the “whisper numbers.”

Monday, March 28

US Economics

08:30 Personal Income
08:30 Personal Spending
08:30 PCE Prices-Core
10:00 Pending Home Sales

Global Economic Data

China Industrial Profits
New Zealand Manufacturing Activity
New Zealand Trade Balance
Japan Household Spending
Japan Jobless Rate
Japan Retail Trade

Earnings

Before: CALM, NVAX

After: GOK, PVH, PRGS

POMO Schedule

Treasury Coupon Purchase: 03/31/2015-08/31/2016: $5.5-7.5 bln

Tuesday, March 29

US Economics

09:00 Case Shiller
10:00 Consumer Confidence

Global Economic Data

German CPI
Swiss Consumption Indicator
Great Britain GDP
Great Britain New Consumer Credit
Great Britain Net Lending
Japan Industrial Production

Earnings

Before: APWR, ACMR, APOL, CTFO, LAYN, LEN, JADE, MKC, SDTH

After: DAC, LNDC, OXM, ZZ, TIBX

POMO Schedule

Outright TIPS Purchase: 04/15/2013-02/15/2041: $1-2 bln

Wednesday, March 30

US Economics

07:00 MBA Mortgage Purchase Index
07:30 Challenger Job Cuts
08:15 ADP Employment Change
10:30 Crude Oil Inventories

Global Economic Data

Euro-Zone Business Climate
Swiss Leading Indicator
Australia Private Sector Credit
New Zealand Business Confidence

Earnings

Before: AYI, AEZ, FDO, GU, LNN, SIG, UNF, WOR

After: BGP, DRYS, GMR, MOS, OMER, TISI

POMO Schedule

Treasury Coupon Purchase: 10/15/2013-2/28/2015: $5.5-7.5 bln

Thursday, March 31

US Economics

08:30 Initial Claims
08:30 Continuing Claims
09:45 Chicago PMI
10:00 Factory Orders

Global Econ Data

Japan Housing Starts
Japan Annualized Housing Starts
Great Britain Nationwide House Prices
German Unemployment Change
Euro-Zone Consumer Price Index
Canada GDP
China PMI Manufacturing

Earnings

Before: AZZ, KMX, CHINA, CAGC, CCM, CONN, FSIN, MED, RBN, WATG, YUII

After: CCRT, DMAN, ES, EXFO, GPN, HQS, BLUD, LWSN, KKD, RECN, RINO, SPEC, XRTX

POMO Schedule

Treasury Coupon Purchase: 05/15/2021-02/28/2015: $1.5-2.5 bln

Friday, April 1

US Economics

08:30 Nonfarm Payrolls
08:30 Nonfarm Payrolls Private
08:30 Unemployment Rate
08:30 Hourly Earnings
08:30 Average Workweek
10:00 ISM Index
10:00 Construction Spending

Global Econ Data

Swiss Retail Sales
Euro-Zone Purchasing Manager Index
Euro-Zone Unemployment Rate

Earnings

Before:

After:

POMO Schedule

No POMO

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