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Deflated Purchases of Department Stores for United States (M0602CUSM144NNBR)

Observation:

Aug 1939: 313  
Updated: Aug 17, 2012

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Millions of Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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(a) Deflated Purchases of Department Stores for United States, Millions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted (M0602CUSM144NNBR)
Both Series From Which NBER Derived This Variable Were Deflated By The Federal Reserve Bank Of New York Price Adjustor -- For Stocks: The 1929 Census End Of The Year Stock Figure ($980 Million) Was Deflated By The Average Of December 1929-January 1930 Price Adjustor (91.35), Giving An End Of The Year Deflated Dollar Value Of $1072.8 Million. This Was Then Extrapolated Along The Federal Reserve Board Index Of Deflated Stocks. For Sales: 1929 Average Monthly Census Sales ($325 Million) Was Deflated By The 1929 Annual Average Price Adjustor (91.9) Giving A Deflated Dollar Value Sales Figure Of $353.6 Million. This Was Extrapolated Along The Federal Reserve Board Index Of Deflated Sales. Source: Computed By NBER From Series (Index Of Department Store Stocks, Unadjusted) And Series (Index Of Department Sales, Unadjusted)

This NBER data series m06002c appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.

NBER Indicator: m06002c

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Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Notes:

Both Series From Which NBER Derived This Variable Were Deflated By The Federal Reserve Bank Of New York Price Adjustor -- For Stocks: The 1929 Census End Of The Year Stock Figure ($980 Million) Was Deflated By The Average Of December 1929-January 1930 Price Adjustor (91.35), Giving An End Of The Year Deflated Dollar Value Of $1072.8 Million. This Was Then Extrapolated Along The Federal Reserve Board Index Of Deflated Stocks. For Sales: 1929 Average Monthly Census Sales ($325 Million) Was Deflated By The 1929 Annual Average Price Adjustor (91.9) Giving A Deflated Dollar Value Sales Figure Of $353.6 Million. This Was Extrapolated Along The Federal Reserve Board Index Of Deflated Sales. Source: Computed By NBER From Series (Index Of Department Store Stocks, Unadjusted) And Series (Index Of Department Sales, Unadjusted)

This NBER data series m06002c appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.

NBER Indicator: m06002c

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Deflated Purchases of Department Stores for United States [M0602CUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0602CUSM144NNBR, September 26, 2016.

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