by Calculated Risk on 10/24/2021 07:08:00 PM
o Schedule for Week of October 24, 2021
o At 8:30 AM ET, Chicago Fed National Activity Index for September. This is a composite index of other data.
o At 10:30 AM, Dallas Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for October.
Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at $83.98 per barrel and Brent at $85.62 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $40, and Brent was at $41 – so WTI oil prices are up more than double year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $3.36 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.15 per gallon, so gasoline prices are up $1.21 per gallon year-over-year.