Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Marketable Securities For Department Stores Are Included In Investments Rather Than Figures For Marketable Securities. Source: Corporate Financial Data For Studies In Business Finance, Section A--Large Corporations, Table A38, A Confidential Report Compiled By NBER From Source Material Such As Moody'S "Industrials", Poor'S "Industrial Manuals", The Commercial And Financial Chronicle, Annual Reports Of Corporations, Etc.
This NBER data series a10053 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 10 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter10.html.
NBER Indicator: a10053
National Bureau of Economic Research, Marketable Securities Held, Year End, Large Corporations for United States [A10053USA144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A10053USA144NNBR, February 27, 2017.