About This ArticleApril 2009
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was −2.96 in March, down slightly from −2.82 in February.

Index Shows Economic Activity Edged Lower in March
Last Updated: 04/20/09
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was −2.96 in March, down slightly from −2.82 in February. All four broad categories of indicators continued to make negative contributions to the index in March.