I have written many blog posts concerning the worrisome trends in income and earnings. Along these lines, one of the measures showing disconcerting trends is that of hourly earnings. While the concept of hourly earnings can be defined and measured in a variety of ways, below are a few charts that I believe broadly illustrate problematic trends. The first chart depicts Average Hourly Earnings Of All Employees: Total Private (FRED series CES0500000003)(current va 26.19