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Wholesale Price of Bacon for Chicago, IL (M04F4BUS16980M267NNBR)


May 1944: 24.0  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012


Cents per Pound,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Cents per Pound, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Has Been Subdivided Into Two Variables: (1)-- Original Data, 1890-1933; (2)--Original Data, 1913-1944. Data Is For Clear Short Sides And Is The Average Of Thursday Prices. Beginning July 1935 Average Prices Are Published Semi-Annually In June And December Bulletins. Series Includes Pork, Cured And Bacon, Plain And Standard, 6-8 Pounds. Source: 1913-1925: Bls Handwritten Worksheets; 1926-1943: Bls Bulletins And Monthly Issues Of"Wholesale Prices"; July 1943 - May 1944: Bls Mimeo- Graphed Monthly, "Average Wholesale Prices And Index Numbers Of Individual Commodities"

This NBER data series m04024b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at

NBER Indicator: m04024b

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Price of Bacon for Chicago, IL [M04F4BUS16980M267NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, July 5, 2022.


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