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Index of Yields of High Grade Public Utility Bonds for United States

1963-12: 4.39 Percent  
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, M13025USM156NNBR, Updated: 2012-08-20 8:17 AM CDT
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Data For 1900-1928 Are Based Upon The Mean Of The Monthly High And Low Price Of Five High Grade Bonds. Data For 1929-1937 Are Based Upon A Varying Group Of A1+ Bonds, One Price Monthly Being Used. Data Beginning April 1937 Are Based On The Average Of The Four Or Five Weekly A1+ Indexes. The Yield To Maturity Has Been Used. Missing Data For August-October 1914 Is Due To The Stock Exchange Closing. Source: Standard And Poor'S, Data For 1900-1946: "Long Term Security Price Index Record (Through December 31, 1940)", P. 128;"Security Price Record: 1941 And 1943", P. 13;"Current Statistics Combined With Basic Statistics", 1944-1946. Data For 1947: "Statistics: Security Price Index Record", 1948 Edition, P. 134. Data For 1948-1950: "Current Statistics Combined With Basic Statistics", January Issues Of 1949-1950. Data For 1951-1963: "Current Statistics", February 1952 And Successive Issues.

This NBER data series m13025 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 13 at

NBER Indicator: m13025

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

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National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Yields of High Grade Public Utility Bonds for United States [M13025USM156NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, May 4, 2016.

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