Things that are headed up these days: unemployment, foreclosures, adorable Pixar characters whose houses are attached to helium ballons, Daisuke Matsuzaka’s ERA and, argh, gas prices. A Russian energy group is predicting oil, which is currently just over $70 a barrel, will eventually pierce the stratosphere at $250, meaning it’ll pretty much be Mad Max time for everyone.
So you’re probably sitting around thinking, “I want to know more about stagflation, but I want to have fun clicking stuff on the internet, too.” Right? No? Who cares. We’re still going to direct your attention to this neat interactive graph from the Harvard Business Review.