• Schedule for Week of January 9, 2022
• No major economic releases scheduled.
Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at $78.90 per barrel and Brent at $81.75 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $52, and Brent was at $56 – so WTI oil prices are up 50% 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 $2.31 per gallon, so gasoline prices are up $0.98 per gallon year-over-year.