Here's What The British Bond Market Looked Like During The American Revolution

Michael Hartnett, Bank of America’s Chief Global Equity Strategist, published a massive chart deck in a new report titled The Longest Pictures.

It includes tons of obscure historical financial market data.

One chart we found interesting was of British government bond yields going all the way back to 1730.

Check out the spike in rates right around the time of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

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Photo: Bank of America Merrill Lynch

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