These Figures Represent The Balance On Liquidity Basis, That Is, Measured By Increase In U.S. Official Reserve Assets And Decrease In Liquid Liabilities To Foreigners. The Figures Equal The Sum Of The Balances Of Goods And Services, Government Assistance And Long-Term Capital Accounts, Plus Recorded U.S. Private Capital Outflow (Short Term) Less Foreign Short-Term Credits To U.S. (Excuding Foreign Liquid Dollar Holdings) Plus Unrecorded Transactions, As Shown In The Tables Through March, 1966. Source: 1945-1959: Office Of Business Economics, Balance Of Payments, Statistical Supplement, Revised Edition (A Supplement To The Survey Of Current Business, 1962); Survey Of Current Business, June 1963 And Quarterly Tabulations Thereafter.
This NBER data series q07052 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 7 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter07.html.
NBER Indicator: q07052
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Excess of Receipts or Payments in Balance of Payments for the United States [Q07052USQ144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/Q07052USQ144NNBR, May 3, 2016.