• Schedule for Week of November 18, 2018
• At 10:00 AM, The November NAHB homebuilder survey. The consensus is for a reading of 68, unchanged from 68. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.
Oil prices were down over the last week with WTI futures at $57.07 per barrel and Brent at $67.31 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $56, and Brent was at $61 – so WTI oil prices are up slightly, and Brent prices up about 10% year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.60 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.54 per gallon, so gasoline prices are up 6 cents per gallon year-over-year.