Traders will be keeping a close eye on Europe today. EU leaders are meeting to discuss how to bail out Greece and save European banks.
Some important times to watch today:
– 9: 45 AM EST: The head of the EU task force on Greece, Horst Reichenbach, will hold a press conference after meeting with George Provopoulos, Governor of the Bank of Greece.
– 11:15-11:45 AM EST: EU leaders arrive in Brussels for their highly anticipated summit.
– 12 PM-1PM EST: Leaders of all 27 EU states start for a working session on changes to the EFSF and Greek plan they agreed to in August. That will be followed by a meeting of the 17 leaders of eurozone countries.
– 1:15 PM EST: Officials have a working dinner.