• Schedule for Week of December 18, 2022
• At 10:00 AM ET, The December NAHB homebuilder survey. The consensus is for a reading of 33, unchanged from 33. Any number below 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as poor than good.
Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at $74.29 per barrel and Brent at $79.04 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $71, and Brent was at $73 – so WTI oil prices are up 5% year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $3.09 per gallon. A year ago, prices were at $3.28 per gallon, so gasoline prices are down $0.19 per gallon year-over-year.