• Schedule for Week of December 5, 2021
• No major economic releases scheduled.
Oil prices were down over the last week with WTI futures at $66.26 per barrel and Brent at $69.88 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $46, and Brent was at $49 – so WTI oil prices are up 50% year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $3.35 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.14 per gallon, so gasoline prices are up $1.11 per gallon year-over-year.