• Schedule for Week of December 1, 2019
• At 10:00 AM, ISM Manufacturing Index for November. The consensus is for 49.2%, up from 48.3%. The PMI was at 48.3% in October, the employment index was at 47.7%, and the new orders index was at 49.1%.
• Also at 10:00 AM, Construction Spending for October. The consensus is for 0.4% increase in spending.
Oil prices were down over the last week with WTI futures at $55.76 per barrel and Brent at $61.05 barrel. A year ago, WTI was at $51, and Brent was at $60 – so oil prices are up year-over-year.
Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at $2.59 per gallon. A year ago prices were at $2.59 per gallon, so gasoline prices are unchanged year-over-year.