Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1885-1903 (2)--Original Data, 1906-1926 (3)--Original Data, 1925-1942. Coverage From 1925 To May 1934 Is Inclusive. Beginning In May 1934, The Data Exclude Semi-Private And Closed Corporations And Include Financial Corporations. The Journal Of Commerce Suspended Its Monthly Computation Of Dividends And Interest With Its Report Of April 1, 1942 Because The Department Of Commerce Commenced To Publish Monthly Data Thereafter. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Journal Of Commerce, 1906-1942.
This NBER data series m08079c appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.
NBER Indicator: m08079c
National Bureau of Economic Research, Total Dividend Payments for United States [M0879CUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0879CUSM144NNBR, July 28, 2016.