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Monday: New Home Sales

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Weekend:
• Schedule for Week of Feb 25, 2018

Monday:
• 8:30 AM ET, Chicago Fed National Activity Index for January. This is a composite index of other data.

• 10:00 AM, New Home Sales for January from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for 600 thousand SAAR, down from 625 thousand in December.

• 10:30 AM, Dallas Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for February.

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 are up 5, and DOW futures are up 74 (fair value).

Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at .57 per barrel and Brent at .27 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at , and Brent was at – so oil prices are up solidly year-over-year.

Here is a graph from Gasbuddy.com for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at .51 per gallon. A year ago prices were at .29 per gallon – so gasoline prices are up 22 cents per gallon year-over-year.
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