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Job data, energy earnings this week

This week brings key employment data and results from the energy sector.

Today's first economic item is revised purchasing-managers numbers for Europe early in the session. U.S. factory orders follow at 10 a.m. ET and are expected to show growth of 2.1 percent in March. That would compare with a 0.2 percent gain in the previous month.

The earnings lineup includes Comcast, Cablevision, Sysco, MGM Resorts, Tyson Foods, and Westlake Chemicals before the opening bell. Tenet Healthcare, Anadarko Petroleum, Coeur Mining, Avis Budget, InvenSense, Integrated Device Technology, and XPO Logistics follow in the afternoon.

Tomorrow features trade numbers and the Institute for Supply Management's service-sector index. Emerson Electric, HCA, Zoetis, Sprint, Itau Unibanco, Isis Pharmaceuticals, and Archer Daniels Midland publish results before the opening bell. Walt Disney, Mylan, Devon Energy, Pioneer Natural Resources, Newfield Exploration, SolarCity, and Fossil report after the close of trading.

ADP's private-sector payrolls number is the big number Wednesday. European retail sales and services data, and crude-oil inventories come out as well. Occidental Petroleum, Denbury Resources, Rowan, and Anheuser-Busch issue results in the morning. Tesla Motors, Keurig Green Mountain, Prudential Financial, MetLife, Transocean, Oasis Petroleum, SandRidge Energy, Sanchez Energy, TripAdvisor, Marathon Oil, Twenty-First Century Fox, and Whole Foods Market follow in the afternoon.

Thursday's lineup includes German factory orders, same-store sales from select retailers, initial jobless claims, and natural-gas inventories. Chinese trade numbers late in the evening could affect commodities overnight. Pre-market earnings come from Apache, Regeneron, Priceline.com, Molson Coors, Melco Crown, Canadian Solar, and Orbitz. CBS, Nvidia, and Nuance Communications are scheduled for after the closing bell.

The week concludes with non-farm payrolls Friday morning, but German industrial production and trade numbers could also affect sentiment. NRG Energy, JD.com, Horizon Pharma, and WhiteWave Foods announce results.

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