Sunday, October 22, 2017

Sunday Night Futures

by Bill McBride on 10/22/2017 07:48:00 PM

Weekend:
Schedule for Week of Oct 22, 2017

Monday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, Chicago Fed National Activity Index for September. This is a composite index of other data.

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 future are up 3 and DOW futures are up 22 (fair value).

Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at $52.15 per barrel and Brent at $58.01 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at $50, and Brent was at $50 - so oil prices are up year-over-year.

Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.44 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.22 per gallon - so gasoline prices are up 22 cents per gallon year-over-year.