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Happy Friday.

China released better than expected economic data earlier today and that has helped to boost broader sentiment. The mood will be challenged again with a series of US economic indicators today and a lower-tier release from Canada.

8:30 am ET

  • Empire Fed
  • Import/export prices
  • Canadian manufacturing sales

9:15 am ET

  • Industrial production

10 am ET

  • UMich consumer sentiment preliminary

Data has roundly beaten expectations since the miss on non-farm payrolls on Sept 1. That has the market feeling good about a soft landing. For more, see the economic calendar.