• Schedule for Week of October 1, 2023
• At 10:00 AM ET, ISM Manufacturing Index for September. The consensus is for a reading of 47.8, up from 47.6 in August.
• Also at 10:00 AM Construction Spending for August. The consensus is for a 0.5% increase.
Oil prices were mixed over the last week with WTI futures at $90.79 per barrel and Brent at $92.20 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $80, and Brent was at $89 – so WTI oil prices are up about 14% year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $3.79 per gallon. A year ago, prices were at $3.77 per gallon, so gasoline prices are up $0.02 year-over-year.