• Schedule for Week of October 28, 2018
• At 8:30 AM ET, Personal Income and Outlays for September. The consensus is for a 0.4% increase in personal income, and for a 0.4% increase in personal spending. And for the Core PCE price index to increase 0.1%.
• At 10:30 AM, Dallas Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for October. This is the last of the regional Fed manufacturing surveys for October.
From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 are up 18 and DOW futures are up 144 (fair value).
Oil prices were down over the last week with WTI futures at $67.69 per barrel and Brent at $77.79 per barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $54, and Brent was at $61 - so oil prices are up about 25% year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.81 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.45 per gallon, so gasoline prices are up 36 cents per gallon year-over-year.