Quotations Since May, 1933 Were Established By Adding Extra For Annealing To The Base Price For Hot-Rolled Sheets, No.10 Gage. From May 10, 1939 To And Including May 15, 1939, Reductions Of From $4.00 To $8.00 A Ton Off Base Prices Were Prevalent. Although These Concessions Were Withdrawn On May 15, Many Orders Originally Placed At Concessions Ranging From $4.00 To $6.00 Were Later Adjusted To The Maximum $8.00 Reduction From The Base Price. 1940 Data Were Computed By NBER From Weekly Data. Source: Iron Age, January 3, 1935, P.268, January 4, 1940, P.172, And Following Issues.
This NBER data series m04156 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04156
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Hot-Rolled Sheets, #10 Gage for Pittsburgh, PA [M04156US38300M267NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M04156US38300M267NNBR/, July 27, 2015.