About This Article March 2012

The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.09 in February, down from +0.33 in January.

Index Shows Economic Growth Near Average in February
Last Updated: 03/26/12

Led by weaker production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index decreased to –0.09 in February from +0.33 in January. Two of the four broad categories of indicators that make up the index deteriorated from January, but of these two, only the production and income category made a negative contribution to the index in February.