About This Article: March 2013
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) was +0.44 in February, up from −0.49 in January.

Index Shows Economic Activity Improved in February
Last Updated: 03/25/13

Led by gains in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) increased to +0.44 in February from −0.49 in January. All four broad categories of indicators that make up the index increased from January, and three of the four categories made positive contributions to the index in February.