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Noah Zivitz

Managing Editor, BNN Bloomberg


BNN Bloomberg sets up the week ahead with what investors need to know. 

Monday, February 18 - Market holiday

Tuesday, February 19

-Notable earnings: Emera, Hudbay Minerals, Stelco Holdings, Walmart, BHP Billiton

-Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry hearing on "support and compensation for supply managed agricultural sectors" (started Monday, concludes on Thursday)

-House of Commons justice committee meets in camera re. allegations of political interference in SNC corruption case

-Spin Master product preview for investors and analysts at New York Toy Fair

-B.C. government tables budget (1630)

Wednesday, February 20

-Notable earnings: Bausch Health, Iamgold, Trican Well Service

-CRTC releases report on misleading or aggressive communications retail sales practices (media briefing at 1000) 

-Royal Bank of Canada CEO David McKay and Enbridge CEO Al Monaco in conversation on "Canada's Energy Future" at Canadian Club in Toronto (1200)

-Samsung hosts Unpacked product unveiling (1400)

-U.S. Federal Reserve releases minutes from last meeting (1400)

-Deadline for public comments on draft regulations for cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals

Thursday, February 21

-Notable earnings: Loblaw, Hydro One, Finning International, Canfor, Newmont Mining, Eldorado Gold, Gildan Activewear, Domino's Pizza, Kraft Heinz

-Notable data: Canadian wholesale trade, StatsCan EI report, U.S. durable goods orders, U.S. existing home sales

-Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz delivers speech in Montreal (1250, remarks on site at 1235, plus news conference)

-Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman begins two-day trip to China (expected to meet with President Xi Jinping)

Friday, February 22

-Notable earnings: Royal Bank of Canada, SNC-Lavalin, Magna International, Home Capital Group, Cott, Freshii, Centerra Gold

-Notable data: Canadian retail sales

-Finance Minister Bill Morneau expected to meet with private sector economists in Toronto

-Deadline for National Energy Board's updated report on Trans Mountain expansion