Sunday, December 30, 2018

Sunday Night Futures

by Calculated Risk on 12/30/2018 08:58:00 PM

Weekend:
Schedule for Week of December 30, 2018

Monday:
• At 10:30 AM ET, Dallas Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for December. This is the last of regional manufacturing surveys for December.

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 are up 12 and DOW futures are up 130 (fair value).

Oil prices were down slightly over the last week with WTI futures at $45.40 per barrel and Brent at $53.27 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at $60, and Brent was at $67 - so oil prices are down about 25% year-over-year.

Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.25 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.49 per gallon, so gasoline prices are down 24 cents per gallon year-over-year.