Take one down, pass it around …
Here’s a 20-year look at the price of crude oil ($WTIC).
$100/barrel will be back before most people expect — perhaps in the 2018-2020 range. Unless somebody propagates a successful and sustained fusion reaction in their garage.
It is interesting that the slope of the long-term trend following the Great Recession resembles what we’re seeing for top-line growth from all companies, collectively.