About this ArticleJune 2007
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.22 in May, up from –0.30 in April.

Index Shows Economic Growth Below Average in May
Last Updated: 06/25/07
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.22 in May, up from –0.30 in April. All four broad categories of indicators made negative contributions to the index in May. However, contributions from three categories—employment; housing and consumption; and sales, orders and inventories—improved in May from April.