Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables --(1)-- Original Data, 1890-1928 (2)--Original Data, 1923-1941" Spot Price Quoted For 8 Cities For 1923-1928; For 1929, Data Refers To Anthracite Chestnut Composite. Thereafter, Anthracite, Chestnut On Tracks, Destination, Composite Are Quoted. Owing To The Situation Brought About By The Strike No Satisfactory Information Is Available From October-December, 1925. From 1923 On, Monthly Averages For Chestnut Coal As Reported By 15 Firms, F.O.B. City (Survey Of Current, 1932 Annual Supplement) Are Quoted. October-December, 1931 And October, 1932, Original Figures Give Price Per Short Ton; Price Per Long Ton Computed By NBER. Given Short Ton Price Multiplied By 1.12 Equals Long Ton Price. Source: Bls Bulletin No. 390 And Following Wholesale Price Bulletins.
This NBER data series m04044b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04044b
National Bureau of Economic Research, Wholesale Prices; Anthracite Coal, Chestnut for United States [M04G4BUSM288NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M04G4BUSM288NNBR, January 17, 2017.