Try our Data Now!

Commodities

DAILY PRICES ON SOME COMMODITIES BACK TO THE 1870’S

Commodities to 1252


When Florence issued the first gold coin in Europe since the fall of the Roman Empire in 1252, this signaled the revival of trade in Europe. Gold and silver became the basis of the economy and GFD is able to provide data on the price of gold and silver back to 1252 with data from Florence to 1252, London to 1257 and Paris to 1258.

Monks collected data on the costs of running their monasteries and as the trade fairs blossomed in continental Europe, traders kept track of their costs. Consequently, GFD can provide data on agriculturals such as oats, rye, barley, wheat, cheese and butter back to 1348.

GFD provides daily prices on some commodities back to the 1870s and monthly prices on dozens of others. GFD provides prices on over one hundred commodities. No other source can provide the level of historical data on commodity prices than GFD.

Learn more about our exclusive alternative data:

Start your trial account today for access to the Dow 30 and see the benefits of using GFD Finaeon for your research and analysis.

Learn more about what our data can do for you today!

 

REQUEST A DEMO with a GFD Finaeon Specialist

For over 25 years Global Financial Data has been providing alternative historical economic and financial data that can't be found anywhere else. Use our demo request form to schedule a demo and find out more about how GFD Finaeon can meet your institutional needs.

GFD Insights

Another Sign of an Overvalued Market?

Another Sign of an Overvalued Market?

  The United States stock market has broken to new highs in January 2020, continuing a bull market that began in March 2009.  The S&P 500 has risen 382% since March 2009 and is approaching the record bull market of 1974-1987 in which the S&P 500 rose...

read more
Global Financial Data’s Market Tops and Bottoms Indicator

Global Financial Data’s Market Tops and Bottoms Indicator

  Global Financial Data tracks bull and bear markets in over 100 stock markets.  We have calculated when bull and bear markets have begun and ended throughout the world beginning in 1602. We have over 100 years of data to analyze when bull and bear markets have...

read more
Dunkin’ Doesn’t Do Donuts but they Do Do Profits

Dunkin’ Doesn’t Do Donuts but they Do Do Profits

    Written by Michelle Kangas I often crave donuts being the sugar lover that I am. And I am not alone here at Global Financial Data.  On the way to the office there is a local Donut shop called Rose Donuts & Cafe, which has the best donuts as is...

read more

Author