• Schedule for Week of July 30, 2023
• 9:45 AM ET, Chicago Purchasing Managers Index for July.
• 10:30 AM, Dallas Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for July.
• 2:00 PM, Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices (SLOOS) for July.
Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at $80.58 per barrel and Brent at $84.99 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $101, and Brent was at $112 – 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 $3.71 per gallon. A year ago, prices were at $4.19 per gallon, so gasoline prices are down $0.48 per gallon year-over-year.