• Schedule for Week of August 21, 2022
• At 8:30 AM ET, Chicago Fed National Activity Index for July. This is a composite index of other data.
Oil prices were down over the last week with WTI futures at $89.62 per barrel and Brent at $95.60 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $62, and Brent was at $66 – so WTI oil prices are up 45% year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $3.86 per gallon. A year ago, prices were at $3.14 per gallon, so gasoline prices are up $0.72 per gallon year-over-year.