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FactSet StreetAccount Summary - Week Ahead: March 30 - April 3

Mar 30, 2015


A relatively quiet week ahead as the first quarter draws to a close. The economic calendar will continue to be on the forefront again this week; as investors are likely to focus attention on PMI data and factory orders; while Friday's jobs report will also likely be a main focus in the US. Global PMI data due out on Wednesday will garner attention elsewhere. The corporate calendar remains fairly quiet, with a number of analyst meetings scheduled and US autos sales for March due out Wednesday.

Monday 30-Mar:


  • Earnings:
    • Pre-open: CALM, FSAM, UTIW
    • Analyst Meetings: PANW


  • US: US Personal Income, Core PCE, Pending Home Sales, Fed Conference: Fischer speaks
  • Europe: Eurozone Economic, Consumer, Industrial and Business Confidence, Germany CPI. UK Mortgage Approvals
  • Asia: Japan Industrial Production (Feb)

Tuesday 31-Mar:


  • Earnings:
    • Pre-open: CONN, SAIC
    • Post-close: SNX
  • Analyst meetings: APD, MOS


  • US: Case-Shiller Home Index, Chicago PMI, Consumer Confidence, Fed Conference: Lacker, Lockhart, Mester and George to speak
  • Europe: Eurozone Unemployment, CPI, France PPI, Consumer Spending, Italy CPI, UK GDP (3rd) and Current Account, Germany Unemployment change (Mar)
  • Asia: Japan Markit PMI (Mar)

Wednesday 01-Apr:


  • Earnings:
    • Pre-open: AYI, MON, UNF
  • US auto sales for March
  • Brokerage Conferences: Bank of America Merrill Lynch New York Auto Summit
  • Analyst Meetings: WMT
  • IPO Pricing: GDDY, KRNT, XBIT


  • US: ADP Employment, Markit Manufacturing PMI (Mar), ISM Manufacturing, Total vehicle sales (Mar), Fed Conference: Williams and Lockhart to speak
  • Europe: Eurozone Markit Manufacturing PMI (Mar)., ECB Meeting, Germany Markit Manufacturing PMI (Mar), France Markit Manufacturing PMI ( Mar), Italy Markit Manufacturing PMI (Mar)
  • Asia: China NBS Manufacturing and non-Manufacturing PMI

Thursday 02-Apr:


  • Earnings:
    • Pre-open: KMX, SEAC
    • Post-close: MU
  • Analyst Meetings: DLPH, PCL, SABR


  • US: Trade Balance, Factory Orders, Initial Jobless Claims
  • Europe: Eurozone PPI, Italy Deficit to GDP (Q4)

Friday 03-Apr:

Holiday : US and Europe: Good Friday - Markets Closed

  • US: Nonfarm Payrolls, Unemployment, Fed Conference: Kocherlakota speaks
  • Europe: Retail Sales

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