Oil Price Coaster 1946 – 2015

Here’s our first roller coaster chart: The price of oil (inflation adjusted) from 1946 to the start of 2015.

Small sharp price fluctuations have been removed and the graph has been smoothed out to make it work as a coaster but all major peaks and valleys have been retained. ¬†Thanks to inflationdata.com for the price data, here’s their graph we smoothed out and turned into this roller coaster:

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The most recent oil price drop at the end of 2014 has been dramatic, but not unprecedented.

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