Data Refer To New Capital Only (Refunding Is Not Included). Municipal And Government Issues Are Excluded. Coverage Includes Street Railways And Gas, Electric Light, Power, Water, And Heating Companies. Source: Commercial And Financial Chronicle; Also Checked With The Survey Of Current Business, May 1938 (Data For January-March 1919 Are Taken From Here) And Supplement Of 1940
This NBER data series m10016 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 10 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter10.html.
NBER Indicator: m10016
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, New Corporate Issues, Bonds, Notes, and Stocks, Public Utilities, United States, Canadian, and Foreign [M10016M144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M10016M144NNBR/, September 4, 2015.