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GFD Data Extensions

Alternative Historical Financial Data

GFD delves deep.
We use original records to extend our time series back to inception


Traditional vendors are limited by the automated data feeds delivered by exchanges and other third-party sources.

Beginning with hand-recorded documents from monasteries and continuing through the centuries of publications that followed, we have scoured libraries and archives from around the world. These historical records have now been electronically digitized and appended to the current sources to provide uninterrupted, continuous service – ending in daily close data. We have done decades of research to provide you with centuries of financial content. What insight will you uncover?

GFD specializes in research so that our subscribers can focus on analysis and client relations.

GFD has extended thousands of stock and bond series covering over 200 financial markets. Some of our more popular series are: 

  • S&P 500 Total Return Index which begins in 1871
  • United States 10-year Government Bond Yield which begins in 1786
  • United States Consumer Price Index which begins in 1789
  • West Texas Intermediate Oil price which begins in 1859
  • U.S. Dollars per British Pound which begins in 1660
  • S&P 500 PE Ratio which begins in 1832
  • Silver Cash Price which begins in 1000
  • Gold Cash Price which begins in 1257
  • United Kingdom Consumer Price Index which begins in 1209
  • United Kingdom GDP which begins in 1270

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GFD Insights

Four Centuries of Stocks and Bonds in Retrospect

Dr. Bryan Taylor, Chief Economist, Global Financial Data     Financial markets have evolved over time. The relationship between stocks and bonds differed in each of the eras that Global Financial Data has designated in the past: Mercantilism (1602-1800),...

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A Century of Peace: Bear Markets in the 1800s

GFD has calculated a global index of stocks that begins in 1602 and continues until the present. With this index, we can track the changes in global stock markets over the past 400 years, determine when bear markets occurred and study the causes of those bear markets....

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Brazilian Stocks’ Wild Ride Through Time

At about $1 trillion, Brazil’s stock market is among the twenty largest stock markets in the world, equal to about half of the country’s GDP. The first stock exchange opened in Brazil in 1817, the Rio de Janeiro Stock Exchange opened in 1820, and the Sao Paulo Stock...

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