by Calculated Risk on 1/12/2020 08:24:00 PM
Sunday, January 12, 2020
• Schedule for Week of January 12, 2020
• The Record Job Streak: A few Comments
• No major economic releases scheduled.
From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 are up 5 and DOW futures are up 50 (fair value).
Oil prices were down over the last week with WTI futures at $59.02 per barrel and Brent at $64.98 barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $48, and Brent was at $57 - so oil prices are up about 20% year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.57 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.24 per gallon, so gasoline prices are up 33 cents per gallon year-over-year.