Sunday, April 19, 2020

Sunday Night Futures

by Calculated Risk on 4/19/2020 07:33:00 PM

Weekend:
Schedule for Week of April 19, 2020

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

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures S&P 500 are down 14 and DOW futures are down 150 (fair value).

Oil prices were down over the last week with WTI futures at $17.19 per barrel and Brent at $27.77 barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at $66, and Brent was at $71 - so WTI oil prices are down about 74% year-over-year.

Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $1.78 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.83 per gallon, so gasoline prices are down $1.05 per gallon year-over-year.