About This ArticleMay 2013

The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) was –0.53 in April, down from –0.23 in March.


Index Shows Slower Economic Activity in April
Last Updated: 05/20/13

Led by declines in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) decreased to –0.53 in April from –0.23 in March. Three of the four broad categories of indicators that make up the index decreased from March, and none of the categories made a positive contribution to the index in April.