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Tuesday: NAHB homebuilder survey


• Schedule for Week of February 17, 2019

• 10:00 AM, The February NAHB homebuilder survey. The consensus is for a reading of  59, up from 58. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.

From CNBC: Pre-Market Data and Bloomberg futures: S&P 500 and DOW futures are mostly unchanged (fair value).

Oil prices were up over the last week with WTI futures at .72 per barrel and Brent at .06 per barrel.  A year ago, WTI was at , and Brent was at – so WTI oil prices are down year-over-year, although Brent is essentially unchanged.

Here is a graph from for nationwide gasoline prices. Nationally prices are at .33 per gallon. A year ago prices were at .52 per gallon, so gasoline prices are down 19 cents per gallon year-over-year.
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