Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The slideshow, "Which Costs More?" (June 10) says Budweiser is pricier than crude oil. How much IS a barrel of beer?


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The slideshow, "Which Costs More?" (June 10) says Budweiser is pricier than crude oil. How much IS a barrel of beer? Answer: US$447.25




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WHICH COSTS MORE?



You're in for a surprise if you think crude oil is expensive at today's levels of about $130+ a barrel... a Starbucks latte actually costs much more at $954 a barrel. Here's how oil really stacks up compared to the cost of some of our favorite items US$447.25