Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1955-1959 (2)--Original Data, 1959-1966 (3)--Original Data, 1965-1968. Bank Holdings Are Here Represented By Those Of The Weekly Reporting Member Banks (Between 80% And 90% Of Commercial Banks) And They Refer To The Last Wednesday Of Each Month. The Member Bank Statement Was Revised In July 1959; There Was Only Little Effect On Real Estate Loans Except That Of Increase In Coverage (See The Variables Covering 1959-1966. Source: Data Derived By NBER From The Following Sources: Federal Reserve Bulletins; Fhlb"Selected Balance Sheet Data, All Operating Savings And Loan Associations"; Savings Bank Journal; Statistical Bulletin, National Association Of Mutual Savings Banks;"Trends In Savings And Lending At Savings And Load Associations";"The Life Insurance Tally"
This NBER data series m10130a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 10 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter10.html.
NBER Indicator: m10130a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Mortgage Debt Held By Financial Institutions and Life Insurance Companies for United States [M1030AUSM027NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M1030AUSM027NNBR/, July 28, 2015.