Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1894-1938 (2)--Original Data, 1934-1939 (3)--Original Data, 1939-1958. Beginning In 1934, Data Discontinued; Data Are Available On This Basis Through 1935. Beginning In 1934, Liabilities In Wholesale And Retail Trade Are Added In Order To Continue The Series As Before. A Slight Change In Coverage Of The Data Occured As Compared To The Former Group Trading Companies (See Source, March, 1936 For Revised Figures). This Segment Is Also Available From The Survey Of Current Business 1938 Supplement And The Issue Of October, 1938. Source: Dun And Bradstreet, Inc., Dun'S Review For 1894-February, 1933 Data; Dun And Bradstreet Monthly Review For March, 1933-January, 1937 Data; Thereafter, Data Furnished By Dun'S Statistical Review.
This NBER data series m09035a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 9 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter09.html.
NBER Indicator: m09035a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Liabilities of Business Failures, Trading Companies for United States [M0935AUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0935AUSM144NNBR/, September 3, 2015.