• Schedule for Week of June 20, 2021
• At 8:30 AM ET, Chicago Fed National Activity Index for May. This is a composite index of other data.
Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at $71.87 per barrel and Brent at $73.70 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $40, and Brent was at $42 – so WTI oil prices are UP about 75% year-over-year (oil prices collapsed at the beginning of the pandemic).
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $3.05 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.14 per gallon, so gasoline prices are up $0.91 per gallon year-over-year.