January 5, 2016

How corporate profits have soared

Note how the major rise began with the Reagan administration. Click on link for larger image


David Richardson said...

To be meaningful, profits would have to be adjusted for inflation and plotted on a logarithmic scale. This chart is meaningless.

Anonymous said...

David may be right but average wage data plotted over, or should I say Under the profit line, could reveal another story.

Anonymous said...

Both the axes have linear progressions. Why would there need to be a logarithmic scale? The data doesn't jump by orders of magnitude.