What to Watch in the Day Ahead - Wednesday, Jan 13

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The U.S. Treasury Department's budget report is expected for December, after the U.S. federal
government ran $65 billion into the red in November. (1400/1900)
General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra and other top executives will make presentations on
the year ahead at the 2016 Global Auto Industry Conference hosted by Deutsche Bank in Detroit.
Auto parts maker Magna International, whose stock is down amid fears of a peaking North American
auto cycle, will also provide its 2016 forecast at the Detroit show.
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on the economic outlook for the
U.S. economy at the Greater Boston Chamber's Government Affairs Forum in Boston. (0745/1245)
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans talks on the current economic conditions
and monetary policy before the Corridor Economic Forecast Luncheon in Iowa. (1300/1800)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's senior management makes its first public
presentation at JP Morgan investor conference in San Francisco since board member and former
Chief Financial Officer Howard Schiller took over as interim chief executive. Schiller replaced
Michael Pearson, who has been hospitalized with severe pneumonia since late December. Investors
will look for updates on the drugmaker's internal probe into its controversial use of a
specialty pharmacy.
Brazil retail sales for November are expected to have dipped 0.53 percent in November after an
unexpected 0.60 percent rise in October. (0600/1100)
LIVECHAT-CHEAP OIL'S FALLOUT with Stratfor energy analyst Matthew Bey
Adding a geopolitical vantage, Matthew Bey will deliver to the forum - readings on winners and
losers from the global slump in energy prices, that shows few signs of easing. (1000/1500) To
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 (Compiled by Astha Rawat in Bengaluru; Editing by Kirti Pandey)