The ES continues to slowly climb in front to this morning’s 8:30am EST CPI and Retail Sales numbers. There could be a strong reaction as analysts speculate what the numbers mean for future interest rates, or this could be another non-event set of numbers. The economic calendar also includes Oil Inventories @ 10:30am EST. In corporate news, Chipotle is up over 10% as Taco Bell’s CEO Brian Niccoi agrees to become Chipotle’s CEO, replacing founder Steve Ells after a board shake up forced by activist investor Bill Ackman. Credit Suisse posted their 3rd straight annual loss, $1.05B for the year. Corporate earnings today include CSCO, MAR, GRPN, DPS, AMAT, and MRO. Volatility continues to slow, but still remains high. Size bias is long into the 8:30am EST numbers.