Skip to main content

Disunion Era Bond Prices for Pennsylvania

1865-10-24: 92.000 U.S. Dollars  
Weekly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, HSTBNDPAW052N, Updated: 2013-02-01 4:23 PM CST
1yr | 5yr | 10yr | Max

The data consists of weekly observations of prices for Pennsylvania 5 percent bonds traded in New York City as reported in the "Notes on the Money Market" section of The Bankers' Magazine and Statistical Register from January 1855 through December 1865. The series may be incomplete due to various limitations in price reporting during the sample period. Available prices were reported for seven-day intervals prior to January 1862 and for ten-day intervals afterwards. The New York Times' summary of daily trading on the New York Stock Exchange was used to complete the series in the best possible manner. The New York Times-reported price that occurred closest to but not beyond the date listed in the Bankers'Magazine was used.

One should not infer the maturity or the issue dates of the bonds from the available prices. The holding period yields or yields to maturity imputed from this data should be interpreted with caution. Such information must be sought from other sources on state finances.

Source: Weber, Warren E.

Source: Dwyer, Gerald P.

Source: Hafer, R.W.

Release: Weekly U.S. and State Bond Prices, 1855-1865

Growth Rate Calculations | US recession dates

Restore defaults | Save settings | Apply saved settings
Recession bars:
Log scale:
Show:


Y-Axis Position:
(a) Disunion Era Bond Prices for Pennsylvania, U.S. Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted (HSTBNDPAW052N)
 
Integer Period Range:

copy to all
Create your own data transformation: [+]
Need help? [+]

Use a formula to modify and combine data series into a single line. For example, invert an exchange rate a by using formula 1/a, or calculate the spread between 2 interest rates a and b by using formula a - b.

Use the assigned data series variables above (e.g. a, b, ...) together with operators {+, -, *, /, ^}, braces {(,)}, and constants {e.g. 2, 1.5} to create your own formula {e.g. 1/a, a-b, (a+b)/2, (a/(a+b+c))*100}. The default formula 'a' displays only the first data series added to this line. You may also add data series to this line before entering a formula.

will be applied to formula result

Create segments for min, max, and average values: [+]


Graph Data

Suggested Citation
Weber, Warren E., Dwyer, Gerald P. and Hafer, R.W., Disunion Era Bond Prices for Pennsylvania [HSTBNDPAW052N], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/HSTBNDPAW052N/, August 2, 2015.





Retrieving data.
Graph updated.

Subscribe to our newsletter


Follow us

Twitter logo Google Plus logo Facebook logo YouTube logo LinkedIn logo
Back to Top
Click to send us feedback