Unadjusted flow and fourth-quarter level from special tabulations provided by BEA of U.S. direct investment abroad, sum of lines Securities and commodity brokerage and Other financial investment activities. Level for other quarters is obtained by adding flow to preceding level. Annual flow and year-end level do not correspond to those shown in SCB, September issues, Table 15: U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Selected Items by Detailed Industry of Foreign Affiliate because Financial Accounts data is classified by industry of U.S. parent, not foreign affiliate. Data for the most recent ten years show no significant seasonality.