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Index of Spot Market Prices of 28 Commodities for United States

1952-10: 284.7 Index 1939=100  
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, M0495AUSM346NNBR, Updated: 2012-08-16 2:55 PM CDT
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Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)-- Original Data, 1935-1952 (2)--Original Data, 1946-1969. Figures Are Monthly Averages. Figures For October-December, 1949 Are Derived From Daily Quotations In Bls Bulletin No. 1007, Wholesale Prices: 1949. October, 1952, Is The Last Monthly Average Available; For 22 Commodities' Index On 1957-1959 Average Base, See The Next Variable. Source: Bls Mimeographed Release Ls 44-2297 And Ls 47-2297: Index Numbers Of 28 Basic Commodities, Spot Market Prices, Through 1947; Weekly Releases Thereafter.

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Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

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National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Spot Market Prices of 28 Commodities for United States [M0495AUSM346NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, February 13, 2016.

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