by Calculated Risk on 3/18/2018 07:37:00 PM
Sunday, March 18, 2018
• Schedule for Week of Mar 18, 2018
• Goldman: FOMC Preview
• No major economic releases scheduled.
From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 are down 2, and DOW futures are down 20 (fair value).
Oil prices were mixed over the last week with WTI futures at $62.16 per barrel and Brent at $66.02 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $48, and Brent was at $51 - so oil prices are up solidly year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.54 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.29 per gallon - so gasoline prices are up 25 cents per gallon year-over-year.