About This ArticleAugust 2012

The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.13 in July, up from –0.34 in June.


Index Shows Economic Activity Increased in July
Last Updated: 08/20/12

Led by improvements in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) increased to –0.13 in July from –0.34 in June. Three of the four broad categories of indicators that make up the index improved from June, but only the production and income category made a positive contribution in July.