Morning Coffee: Economic & Earnings Calendar for August 9, 2012

Posted on August 9, 2012

Industrial production in China was up 0.6%during the month and 9.2% annually. However, the gains were less than expected. Domestic consumption in China is increasing with retail sales up 13.1% year over year.  Housing starts fall in Canada to an annual rate of 208,500, down from 222,700 last month.

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Today’s Global Economic Calendar
ANYTIME Chinese Flag China: Merchandise Trade  
ANYTIME Chinese Flag China: Industrial Production Up 0.6% MoM & 9.2% YoY 
ANYTIME Chinese Flag China: Retail Sales Up 1% Mom & 13.1% YoY 
04:00 AM Italian Flag Italy: Merchandise Trade €1.6B Surplus
04:30 AM British Flag Great Britain: Merchandise Trade £-10.1B Deficit 
08:15 AM Canadian Flag Canada: Housing Starts Down to 208,500 Annual Rate from 222,700
08:30 AM Canadian Flag Canada: Merchandise Trade  
08:30 AM US Flag US: Weekly Jobless Claims 361K
08:30 AM US Flag US: USDA Export Sales  
08:30 AM US Flag US: International Trade  
10:00 AM US Flag US: Wholesale Trade  
10:30 AM US Flag US: EIA Natural Gas Report  
04:30 PM US Flag US: Fed Balance Sheet  
04:30 PM US Flag US: Money Supply  
07:50 PM Japan Flag Japan: Producer Price Index (PPI)  

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Notable earnings annoucements today.

Notable Earnings Announcements
Company Ticker Consensus
Year Ago EPS Time of Day
Nordstrom Inc (2Q) JWN $0.74 $0.80 After Mkt Close
NVIDIA Corp (2Q) NVDA $0.14 $0.25 After Mkt Close
Windstream Corp (2Q) WIN $0.13 $0.19 Before Mkt Open
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