About This ArticleJune 2012

The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.45 in May, down from +0.08 in April.


Index Shows Slower Economic Growth in May
Last Updated: 06/25/12

Led by declines in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) decreased to –0.45 in May from +0.08 in April. Of the four broad categories of indicators that make up the index, three deteriorated from the previous month and two made negative contributions to the index in May.