But while commodity prices are plummeting, it may take a bit for consumers to notice because of supply chain issues.
Credit is more expensive for women, despite claims of social progress.
With the expansion of the child tax credit, more immigrant families can get help.
Supply costs, employee shortages and wage increases mean a slow recovery.
Demand is at the very least holding near pre-pandemic levels despite looming concerns about inflation.
Business owners worry rising prices will keep them from fully recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic.
But it doesn’t have all that much to do with White House actions on the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
As the leaders face a drop in popularity, the people deal with serious social, economic and health issues.
The usual factors that would move the needle for crude oil prices midweek were overshadowed by other high-profile events.