• Schedule for Week of August 23, 2020
• At 8:30 AM ET, Chicago Fed National Activity Index for July. This is a composite index of other data.
Oil prices were mixed over the last week with WTI futures at $42.34 per barrel and Brent at $44.35 barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $54, and Brent was at $59 – so WTI oil prices are down about 20% year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.18 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.58 per gallon, so gasoline prices are down $0.40 per gallon year-over-year.