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This Week: Preview -- Barron's

29 Apr 2017 10:00 am
Edited by Robin Goldwyn Blumenthal 

Monday 1

Personal income and spending for March are reported, as is the ISM Manufacturing Index for April.

It's May Day, and markets in many countries are closed, among them Brazil, Germany, France, and Hong Kong.

Advanced Micro Devices, Armstrong World Industries, CNA Financial, and Loews host quarterly conference calls.

Tuesday 2

Altria Group, Hilton Worldwide Holdings, and Tenet Healthcare host earnings conference calls.

SS&C Technologies Holdings and Red Hat hold analyst days.

The House Financial Services Committee marks up its replacement to the Dodd-Frank Act.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Moscow.

The Senate Commerce committee takes up broadband infrastructure.

Wednesday 3

The Fed announces its decision on interest rates. RBC Capital Markets expects it to be one of the more boring announcements and not move markets.

Markets are closed in Japan and in Hong Kong and South Korea.

Bunge, Cheesecake Factory, and Humana host earnings calls.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide holds an investor day.

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at a Black Sea resort.

Antero Midstream GP LP is set to price 37 million shares at an average of $23.50 each. Biohaven Pharmaceuticals prices eight million shares at an average of $15 each. Liberty Oilfield Services prices 23 million shares at an average of $17.50 each.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with President Donald Trump.

Thursday 4

Markets are closed in Japan.

Challenger, Gray & Christmas reports on April job-cut announcements.

Dominion Resources, Hyatt Hotels, Transocean, and Viacom host quarterly conference calls.

Whirlpool holds an investor day.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with foreign ministers of Southeast Asian countries in Washington.

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust prices 10 million shares at an average $21 each.

Friday 5

Look for a significant retracement in payroll growth for April, says RBC Capital Markets. It anticipates a rebound from the 98,000 read last month.

Markets close in Japan and Korea.

Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks before the Hoover Monetary Policy conference in Stanford, Calif.

Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a women's event at Brown University.

China's first national passenger jet is slated to make its maiden voyage.

Dates to Watch For: Page M30

Treasury Auctions: Page M36

Week's Highlight

Friday 5: U.S. nonfarm payrolls should rebound in April from the paltry numbers in March.

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