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Sunday Night Futures

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Weekend:• Schedule for Week of Feb 11, 2018Monday:• No major economic releases scheduled.From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 are up 14, and DOW futures are up 129 (fair value).Oil prices were down over the last week with WTI futures at .73 per barrel and Brent at .25 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at , and Brent was at - so oil prices are up 10% to 15% year-over-year. Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at .57 per gallon. A year ago prices were at .28 per gallon - so gasoline prices are up 29 cents per gallon year-over-year.

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Weekend:
Schedule for Week of Feb 11, 2018

Monday:
• No major economic releases scheduled.

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 are up 14, and DOW futures are up 129 (fair value).

Oil prices were down over the last week with WTI futures at $59.73 per barrel and Brent at $63.25 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at $53, and Brent was at $55 - so oil prices are up 10% to 15% 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 $2.28 per gallon - so gasoline prices are up 29 cents per gallon year-over-year.
Bill McBride
A full time blogger, Mr. McBride retired as a senior executive from a small public company in the '90s. Mr. McBride holds an MBA from the University of California, Irvine, and has a background in management, finance and economics.

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