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Number of Business Failures, Trading Companies for United States (M0931CUSM474NNBR)


Mar 1958: 891  
Updated: Aug 17, 2012


Number of Concerns,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Number of Concerns, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1894-1938 (2)--Original Data, 1934-1939 (3)--Original Data, 1939-1958. Beginning In 1940, Reclassification Of Subgroups According To "Standard Industrial Classification": Bakeries With Retail Outlets Transferred From Manufacturing To Trading. Failures In That Group Numbered 166 In 1940 (See Source, March, 1941). Continuity Of Series Is Not Altered. This Segment (V 130) Represents A Better Coverage Of Voluntary Discontinuances With Losses To Creditors And Of Small Failures Not Previously Covered By Dun And Bradstreet'S Branch Offices (See Source, March, 1940). Source: Dun And Bradstreet, Inc., Dun'S Statistical Review.

This NBER data series m09031c appears on the NBER website in Chapter 9 at

NBER Indicator: m09031c

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Number of Business Failures, Trading Companies for United States [M0931CUSM474NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, December 5, 2020.


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