Sunday, October 09, 2016

Sunday Night Futures

by Bill McBride on 10/09/2016 08:16:00 PM

Sunday Night from 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM ET: the Second Presidential Debate, at Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO.

From Politifact Live fact-checking the second Trump, Clinton presidential debate

Weekend:
Schedule for Week of Oct 9, 2016

Monday:
• At 10:00 AM ET, The Fed will release the monthly Labor Market Conditions Index (LMCI).

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P futures and DOW futures are mostly unchanged (fair value).

Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at $49.23 per barrel and Brent at $51.32 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at $46, and Brent was at $49 - so oil prices are UP year-over-year.

Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.26 per gallon (down about 5 cents per gallon from a year ago).