• Schedule for Week of Oct 23, 2016
• At 8:30 AM ET, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index for September. This is a composite index of other data.
Oil prices were mixed over the last week with WTI futures at $50.67 per barrel and Brent at $51.61 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $44, and Brent was at $47 – so oil prices are UP about 10% to 15% year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.21 per gallon (close to unchanged from a year ago). Gasoline prices will be up year-over-year soon.