Sunday, February 24, 2019

Sunday Night Futures

by Calculated Risk on 2/24/2019 07:35:00 PM

Weekend:
Schedule for Week of February 24, 2019

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

• At 10:30 AM: Dallas Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for February.

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 are up 7 and DOW futures are up 63 (fair value).

Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at $57.36 per barrel and Brent at $67.25 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at $62, and Brent was at $65 - so WTI oil prices are down year-over-year, although Brent is up slightly.

Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.40 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.50 per gallon, so gasoline prices are down 10 cents per gallon year-over-year.