About This ArticleNovember 2012

The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.56 in October, down from 0.00 in September.


Index Shows Slower Economic Activity in October
Last Updated: 11/26/12

Led by declines in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) decreased to –0.56 in October from 0.00 in September. All four broad categories of indicators that make up the index decreased from September, and only two made positive contributions to the index in October.