Sunday, May 19, 2019

Sunday Night Futures

by Calculated Risk on 5/19/2019 08:05:00 PM

Weekend:
Schedule for Week of May 19, 2019

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

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 are up 8 and DOW futures are up 88 (fair value).

Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at $63.35 per barrel and Brent at $72.85 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at $71, and Brent was at $78 - so oil prices are down about 10% year-over-year.

Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.84 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.92 per gallon, so gasoline prices are down 8 cents per gallon year-over-year.