About This ArticleAugust 2008
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.67 in July, down from –0.59 in June.

Index Shows Economic Activity Slightly Weaker in July
Last Updated: 08/25/08
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.67 in July, down from –0.59 in June. Three of the four broad categories of indicators—employment; consumption and housing; and sales, orders and inventories—made negative contributions to the index in July.