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Events in Time Anniversaries: March 2019

25 years ago: March 1994

S&P 500: 445.77 (vs. 2783.30 in 03/2019)
10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 6.77% (vs. 2.64% in 03/2019)
Gold: $389.20 (vs. $1285.00 in 03/2019)
Oil: $14.775 (vs. $56.60 in 03/2019)
GBP/USD: 1.4835 (vs. 1.308 in 03/2019)
US GDP: 7,013 billion (vs. 20,891 billion in 12/2018)
US Population: 260 million (vs. 328 million in 2019)
03/10/1994: Chip maker Advanced Micro Devices didn't infringe on Intel patents, a federal jury decides.
03/23/1994: Luis Donaldo Colosio, Presidential candidate was assassinated. Assassinated during rally at campaign in Tijuana.
03/28/1994: Crude oil hits its lowest price in five years.
03/29/1994: Bond prices plunge as a market rout gains steam. The yield of the benchmark 30-year bond hits its highest level in more than a year.
03/1994: Bear Markets begin in Colombia, Pakistan, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, and Venezuela

50 years ago: March 1969

S&P 500: 101.51 (vs. 2783.30 in 03/2019)
10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 6.30% (vs. 2.64% in 03/2019)
Gold: $42.90 (vs. $1285.00 in 03/2019)
Oil: $3.18 (vs. $56.60 in 03/2019)
GBP/USD: 2.3936 (vs. 1.308 in 03/2019)
US GDP: 968 billion (vs. 20,891 billion in 12/2018)
US Population: 205 million (vs. 328 million in 2019)
03/02/1969: In Toulouse, France, the first test flight of the Anglo-French Concorde is conducted.
03/10/1969: In Memphis, Tennessee, James Earl Ray pleads guilty to assassinating Martin Luther King Jr. He later unsuccessfully attempts to retract his plea.
03/13/1969 Apollo program: Apollo 9 returns safely to Earth after testing the Lunar Module.
03/17/1969: Golda Meir becomes the first female Prime Minister of Israel. Prime Rate raised to record rate of 7.5%.
03/18/1969: Dow Industrials showed double bottom at 895-905.
03/28/1969: Eisenhower died. Market closed the following Monday.

100 years ago: March 1919

S&P 500: 8.094 (vs. 2783.30 in 03/2019)
10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 4.73% (vs. 2.64% in 03/2019)
Gold: $20.67 (vs. $1285.00 in 03/2019)
Oil: $4.00 (vs. $56.60 in 03/2019)
GBP/USD: 4.58 (vs. 1.308 in 03/2019)
US GDP: 84 billion (vs. 20,891 billion in 12/2018)
US Population: 104 million (vs. 328 million in 2019)
03/03/1919: 2nd Battle for Berlin; Communists seize Berlin; Weimar government appoints Gustav Noske as German defense minister.
03/20/1919: Great Britain Pound unpegged.
03/21/1919: The Hungarian Soviet Republic is established becoming the first Communist government to be formed in Europe after the October Revolution in Russia. Sandor Garbai (Hungarian Communist Party) became Prime Minister of Hungary
03/30/1919: Vladimir Lenin (Russian Communist Party) became President of Russia

200 years ago: March 1819

GFD US-100/S&P 500: 1.717 (vs. 2731.61 in 02/2019)
10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 4.724% (vs. 2.70% in 02/2019)
Gold: $19.39 (vs. $1312.40 in 02/2019)
GBP/USD: 4.3956 (vs. 1.2932 in 02/2019)
US GDP: 726.677 million (vs. 20,658 billion in 12/2018)
US Population: 9.379 million (vs. 328 million in 01/2019)
03/26/1819: Southwark bridge opened in London.
03/26/1819: Bank of Savings, the first savings bank in New York City, incorporated.

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