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Sunday Night Futures

Summary:
Weekend:• Schedule for Week of March 24, 2019Monday:• At 8:30 AM ET, Chicago Fed National Activity Index for February. This is a composite index of other data.• At 10:30 AM, Dallas Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for March.From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 are up 5 and DOW futures are up 55 (fair value).Oil prices were mixed over the last week with WTI futures at .79 per barrel and Brent at .85 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at , and Brent was at - so oil prices are down about 10% year-over-year. Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at .63 per gallon. A year ago prices were at .63 per gallon, so gasoline prices are unchanged year-over-year.

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Weekend:
Schedule for Week of March 24, 2019

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

• At 10:30 AM, Dallas Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for March.

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 are up 5 and DOW futures are up 55 (fair value).

Oil prices were mixed over the last week with WTI futures at $58.79 per barrel and Brent at $66.85 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at $66, and Brent was at $69 - so oil prices are down about 10% year-over-year.

Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.63 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.63 per gallon, so gasoline prices are unchanged 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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