• Schedule for Week of December 19, 2021
• No major economic releases scheduled.
Oil prices were down over the last week with WTI futures at $69.18 per barrel and Brent at $72.07 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $49, and Brent was at $52 – so WTI oil prices are up 40% year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $3.29 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.21 per gallon, so gasoline prices are up $1.08 per gallon year-over-year.