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The Week Ahead: Canadian GDP, Fed rate decision, another Brexit vote

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The Week Ahead: Canadian GDP, Fed rate decision, another Brexit vote

Monday, January 28

-Notable earnings: Caterpillar

-U.S. Congressional Budget Office releases updated economic and budget projections (1000)

-House of Commons resumes sitting

Tuesday, January 29

-Notable earnings: Canadian National Railway, Metro, Apple, Pfizer, 3M, Verizon, eBay

-Notable data: S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. home price index, U.S. consumer confidence

-Canadian Transportation Agency holds hearing in Vancouver re. freight rail investigation (1200)

-U.K. Parliament holds vote on Theresa May’s latest Brexit plan

Wednesday, January 30

-Notable earnings: CGI Group, McDonald’s, Boeing, AT&T, Visa, Tesla, Microsoft, Facebook

-Notable data: U.S. GDP

-U.S. Federal Reserve releases interest rate decision (1400, plus news conference at 1430)

-Deadline for the U.S. to formally request Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s extradition

-China Vice Premier Liu He leads delegations for two days of trade talks in D.C.

-Canadian stock exchanges hold lottery for POT ticker symbol

-Blackrock Global Head of Active Equities Mark Wiseman (ex-CPPIB CEO) delivers speech in Toronto (1200)

Thursday, January 31

-Notable earnings: Open Text, Resolute Forest Products,, General Electric, ConocoPhillips, Mastercard, Altria, UPS, Royal Dutch Shell

-Notable data: Canadian GDP, Canadian industrial product and raw materials price indices, U.S. personal income and spending

-Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins delivers speech in Toronto (1200)

Friday, February 1

-Notable earnings: Imperial Oil, Exxon Mobil, Chevron

-Notable data: U.S. non-farm payrolls, ISM U.S. manufacturing index