S&P 500 +0.27%. Another choppy session dominated by Fed nomination speculation. A Nikkei report that Larry Summers would be nominated next week was refuted by CNBC sources and the White House also said a decision has not been made.
Retail sales ex-auto/gas 0.1% vs. 0.3% est. Prior revised to 0.6% from 0.4%
Consumer Sentiment 76.8 vs. 82 est./82.1
1 year inflation expectations 3.2%/3.0%
5 year inflation expectations 3.0%/2.9%