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Net Operating Income, Western Union and Postal Telegraph Companies for United States (M0904AUSM144NNBR)


Dec 1942: 1.307  
Updated: Aug 17, 2012


Millions of Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Millions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1920-1942 (2)--Original Data, 1942-1955. Data For 1935 Through January, 1943 Were Computed By Adding Data On The Western Union And Postal Telegraph Companies. Prior To 1934, Data Are From The Mackay Companies. 1920-1942 Data Refer To Net Operating Income; Thereafter, Data Refer To Net Operating Revenues. See The Second Segment For Net Operating Revenues Beginning January, 1943 (Back Data From 1942); Net Operating Income Discontinued Following Adoption Of New Accounting Methods. Source: Survey Of Current Business, For 1920-1922; Survey Of Current Business Supplements 1932 And 1936 And Following Monthly Issues For 1923-1934 Data; Thereafter, Data Furnished By The Federal Communications Commission, Operating Data From Monthly Reports Of Telegraph Carriers.

This NBER data series m09004a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 9 at

NBER Indicator: m09004a

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Net Operating Income, Western Union and Postal Telegraph Companies for United States [M0904AUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, January 22, 2019.


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