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Where can I find historical economic/financial data for the U.S. or foreign countries?
provides economic, stock, index, commodity, currency, and other data and downloads in Excel format.
provides access to 1.2 million macro-economic time series and statistics from over 50 countries.
EIU Country Data
contain standardized statistics for many countries.
, a site of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, provides U.S. and some international data historically.
provides substantial U.S. stock and index histories.
If you need to retrieve data prior to the 1970's,
for more suggestions.