Close, but not quite, is what Greece's creditors said about approving a bailout plan for the beleaguered country, and this news is pressuring the euro this morning, which continues its slide. The waiting game continues -- not just in Greece -- but as oil trades lower again and as Iran and world powers try to find common ground in their negotiations aimed at limiting its ability to develop a nuclear weapon in exchange for a reduction in the imposed economic sanctions against it.
For all Super Bowl commercial aficionados, GoDaddy (GDDY) is set to price its initial public offering today with 22 million shares being offered in a reported range of $17 to $19.
In interesting M&A news, there are reports this morning that Cablevision (CVC) may make a $1 offer to buy the New York Daily News. (In related news, I may make a $0.75 offer to buy a copy of this morning's paper.)
Look for the Chicago Purchasing Managers' Index at 9:45 a.m. EDT, expectations are for a 52.0 reading; the Consumer Confidence at 10:00 a.m. EDT, 96.5 is expected; and the S&P/Case-Shiller housing index at 9 a.m.