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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Sunday Night Futures

by Calculated Risk on 8/12/2018 07:48:00 PM

Schedule for Week of Aug 12, 2018

• No major economic releases scheduled.

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 and DOW futures are down slightly (fair value).

Oil prices were down over the last week with WTI futures at $67.87 per barrel and Brent at $73.00 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at $49, and Brent was at $51 - so oil prices are up about 40% year-over-year.

Here is a graph from for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.85 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.35 per gallon - so gasoline prices are up 50 cents per gallon year-over-year.