About This ArticleJuly 2009
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –1.80 in June, up from –2.30 in May.

Index Shows Economic Activity Improved in June
Last Updated: 07/21/09
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –1.80 in June, up from –2.30 in May. All four broad categories of indicators continued to make negative contributions to the index, with employment and housing-related indicators accounting for much of the weakness in June.