Chart of the Day: Gas Prices vs. Real Wage over Time

I’ve been throwing up a lot of gas price charts over the past few weeks, because the oil markets are a bit whacko right now. Anyway, here’s another. There are lots of ways to look at gas prices, but this might be one of the best…

gas by time by wage

 

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3 Responses to Chart of the Day: Gas Prices vs. Real Wage over Time

  1. Nick Magrino
    Nick Magrino January 8, 2015 at 7:15 pm #

    Who else is buying 10 barrel$ of oil when they get their tax refund?

  2. Monte Castleman
    Monte Castleman January 9, 2015 at 7:33 am #

    At First Fuel Banks in St. Cloud ordinary people can buy and use gasoline futures…

  3. Shawn January 9, 2015 at 10:30 am #

    Very interesting perspective!

    I’d love to see components charted out over the same time frame: average wage, average mpg, average fuel price.

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