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Sunday, April 06, 2014

Sunday Night Futures

by Calculated Risk on 4/06/2014 09:46:00 PM

Monday:
• Early: The Black Knight February Mortgage Monitor report. This is a monthly report of mortgage delinquencies and other mortgage data.

• At 3:00 PM, Consumer Credit for February from the Federal Reserve.

Weekend:
Schedule for Week of April 6th

WSJ Employment Graph ignores Demographics, Needs Correction

Research: Labor Force Participation Rate

Labor Force Participation Rate Update

Possible Reasons for the Decline in Prime-Working Age Men Labor Force Participation

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

Oil prices are mixed with WTI futures at $100.85 per barrel and Brent at $106.01 per barrel.

Below is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are around $3.55 per gallon (up sharply over the last two months and about the same level as a year ago).  If you click on "show crude oil prices", the graph displays oil prices for WTI, not Brent; gasoline prices in most of the U.S. are impacted more by Brent prices.



Orange County Historical Gas Price Charts Provided by GasBuddy.com