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220 Year History of Interest Rates

A while back, I published a chart of interest rates that went back about 40 years. I did this in an attempt to show that the recent increase in interest rates, as well as future interest rate increases, is not a major event when put into historical context. Interest rate history is almost as important as current interest rates.

I want to put this into a larger perspective. How about looking at a 220-year history of interest rates? Read More