Sunday, April 14, 2019

Sunday Night Futures

by Calculated Risk on 4/14/2019 09:06:00 PM

Weekend:
Schedule for Week of April 14, 2019

Monday:
• 8:30 AM, The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing survey for April. The consensus is for a reading of 6.8, up from 3.7.

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

Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at $63.45 per barrel and Brent at $71.24 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at $67, and Brent was at $73 - so oil prices are down slightly year-over-year.

Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.83 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.70 per gallon, so gasoline prices are up 13 cents per gallon year-over-year.