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Weekly Trading Outlook Apr 11: Earnings season, China data, Bank of Canada and Bank of England previews

For the first time in weeks, the main focus of traders is likely to shift away from the Fed back toward stocks and overseas developments. Earnings season gets underway this week with Alcoa and US Banks leading off as usual. It’s also a big week for data out of China including GDP, trade figures and retail sales. Central bank decisions in the UK and Canada may also attract attention from traders.