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Net Interest-Bearing Federal Debt for United States (M1507AUSM027NNBR)


Dec 1939: 37.8 (+ more)   Updated: Aug 20, 2012
Dec 1939:  37.8  
Nov 1939:  37.2  
Oct 1939:  36.8  
Sep 1939:  -37.0  
Aug 1939:  -37.2  
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Billions of Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


Middle of Month


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Billions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly, Middle of Month


Series Is Presented Here As Four Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1917-1939 (2)--Original Data, 1917-1939 (3)--Original Data, 1939-1968 (4)--Original Data, 1939-1949. Data Cover Total Interest-Bearing Federal Obligations Exclusive Of Such Obligations Held By U.S. Agencies And Trust Funds, The Postal Savings System And The Federal Reserve Banks. The Series Includes Government Security Holdings By State And Municipal Governments, Industrialist Firms, Alien Property Custodians And A Special German Deposit Account. Beginning In June 1934, Holdings Of Guaranteed Obligations Are Included. Source: Computed By NBER

This NBER data series m15007a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 15 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter15.html.

NBER Indicator: m15007a

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Net Interest-Bearing Federal Debt for United States [M1507AUSM027NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M1507AUSM027NNBR, December 7, 2023.


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