Sunday, September 20, 2020

Sunday Night Futures

by Calculated Risk on 9/20/2020 09:00:00 PM

Weekend:
Schedule for Week of September 20, 2020

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

• At 12:00 PM, Q2 Flow of Funds Accounts of the United States from the Federal Reserve.

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures S&P 500 are donw 12 and DOW futures are down 87 (fair value).

Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at $40.66 per barrel and Brent at $42.74 barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $58, and Brent was at $65 - so WTI oil prices are down about 30% year-over-year.

Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.16 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.66 per gallon, so gasoline prices are down $0.50 per gallon year-over-year.