Data Are Adjusted For Trading-Day And Calendar-Month Variations. Orders Are Net Of Cancellations. Revisions For 1961-1970 Data Are In Series M3-1.2. Source: United States Department Of Commerce, "Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories And Orders: 1947-1963, " Revised (Series M3-1), Published October, 1963; "Business Statistics, 1965, " (Biennial Supplement To The Survey Of Current Business). Current Estimates Are In The Survey Of Current Business Monthly Issues. The Latest Month Is From The U.S. Bureau Of The Census, Current Statistical Reports: "Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories And Orders, " Series M3-1, Monthly.
This NBER data series m06131 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.
NBER Indicator: m06131
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Manufacturers' New Orders, Electrical Machinery for United States [M06131USM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M06131USM144NNBR/, July 2, 2015.