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Index of Spot Market Prices of 13 Raw Industrial Commodities for United States (M0401BUSM350NNBR)


Jun 1968: 94.2  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012


Index 1957-1959=100,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Index 1957-1959=100, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)-- Original Data, 1935-1949 (2)--Original Data, 1946-1968. Through 1949 The Data Repesent Averages Of 4 Or 5 Quotations A Month; Thereafter, They Are Daily Quotations. For 1946-1947 The Averages Have Been Derived From The Source (See Above) With Indexes Having Only 1 Decimal; All Published Averages, However, Are Based On Indexes Carried To Two Decimal Places. Source: Bls Table (Unpublished): Daily Spot Market Price Index, Raw Industrials: 1956 And Earlier, " (December, 1962), And Similar Table Dated October, 1962 For 1957-September, 1962. Thereafter: "Daily Spot Market Price Indexes And Prices, " Weekly Bls Release. Averages Also In Survey Of Current Business.

This NBER data series m04201b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at

NBER Indicator: m04201b

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Spot Market Prices of 13 Raw Industrial Commodities for United States [M0401BUSM350NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, February 21, 2019.


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