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Monday

U.S.

Featured Earnings

Cal-Maine Foods Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM) (Q3) EPS projected of 61 cents, compared to 28 cents in the prior-year quarter.

CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CASI) (Q4) EPS projected for loss of seven cents, compared to a loss of 13 cents in the prior-year quarter.

SWK Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SWKH) (Q4) EPS projected of 33 cents, compared to 37 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Featured Earnings

Cronos Group (TSX:CRON) (Q4) EPS projected for loss of nine cents, compared to a gain of 25 cents in the prior-year quarter.

K92 Mining Inc. (TSX: KNT) (Q4) EPS projected of eight cents, compared to five cents in the prior-year quarter.

MAG Silver Corp. (T.MAG) (Q4) EPS projected for loss of two cents, compared to a loss of five cents in the prior-year quarter.

Tuesday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Case-Shiller home price index (Jan.)

Consumer confidence index (March)

Featured Earnings

lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) (Q4) EPS projected for $2.49, compared to $2.28 in the prior-year quarter.

Chewy Inc. (NYSE:CHWY) (Q4) EPS projected for a loss of 10 cents, compared to a loss of 15 cents in the prior-year quarter.

BioNTech SE (NASDAQ: BNTX) (Q4) EPS projected for a loss of 56 cents, compared to a loss of 29 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Payroll Employment, Earnings and Hours (Jan.) Average weekly earnings were $1,112 in December, little changed compared with November.

Featured Earnings

BlackBerry Limited (T.BB) (Q4) EPS projected for three cents, compared to two cents in the prior-year quarter.

Blackline Safety Corp. (T.BLN) (Q1) EPS projected for a loss of four cents, identical to the prior-year quarter.

Greenbrook TMS Inc. (TSX: GTMS) (Q4) EPS projected for a loss of 41 cents, compared to a loss of seven cents in the prior-year quarter.

Wednesday

U.S.

Economic lookahead

ADP employment report (March)

Chicago Purchasing Managers Index (March)

Pending home sales index (Feb.)

Featured Earnings

Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) (Q2) EPS projected for 87 cents, compared to 39 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) (Q2) EPS projected for $1.15, compared to $1.52 in the prior-year quarter.

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) (Q2) EPS projected for $1.48, compared to $1.68 in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic lookahead

Industrial Product Price Index (Feb.) The index rose 2.0{fde03d2f1c3ee029f0b86461a3e50e9d647f04138057fbe6f119870871f02d29} in January, mainly as a result of higher prices for lumber and other wood products, as well as energy and petroleum products.

Raw Materials Price Index (Feb.) The index was up 5.7{fde03d2f1c3ee029f0b86461a3e50e9d647f04138057fbe6f119870871f02d29}, driven primarily by higher prices for crude energy products.

Featured Earnings

AGF Management Limited (T.AGF.B) (Q1) EPS projected for 11 cents, compared to 19 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Dollarama Inc. (T.DOL) (Q4) EPS projected for 58 cents, compared to 52 cents in the prior-year quarter.

NovaGold Resources Inc. (T.NG) (Q1) EPS projected for a loss of three cents, identical to the prior-year quarter.

Thursday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Initial Jobless Claims (as of Mar. 27)

Markit manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (final) (March)

Institute for Supply Management manufacturing index (March)

Construction spending (Feb.)

Motor vehicle sales (March)

Featured Earnings

CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) (Q4) EPS projected for $1.27, compared to $1.30 in the prior-year quarter.

Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE: FC) (Q2) EPS projected for a loss of 18 cents, compared to a gain of eight cents in the prior-year quarter.

Resources Global Professionals (NASDAQ: RGP) EPS projected for a loss of four cents, compared to a gain of 27 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Canada

Economic Lookahead

Markit Manufacturing PMI (March) The headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) registered 54.8 in February, up from 54.4 in January, indicative of a strong improvement in overall operating conditions.

Featured Earnings

NorZinc Ltd. (TSX: NZC) (Q4) EPS projected for a loss of 0.17 cents, compared to a loss of two cents in the prior-year quarter.

Spectral Medical Inc. (T.EDT) (Q4) EPS projected for a loss of one cent, compared to a loss of 0.07cents in the prior-year quarter.

Uranium Participation Corporation (T.U) (Q4) EPS projected for a gain of 66 cents, compared to a loss of 23 cents in the prior-year quarter.

Friday

U.S.

Economic Lookahead

Nonfarm payrolls (March)

Markets on both sides of the border are closed for Good Friday

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