The Midwest Economy Index (MEI) moved down to –0.48 in November from –0.41 in October. Contributions to the November MEI from two of the four broad sectors of nonfarm business activity and four of the five Seventh Federal Reserve District states decreased from October. The relative MEI moved up to –0.09 in November from –0.23 in October. Contributions to the November relative MEI from all four sectors and four of the five states increased from October.
Midwest Economy Index, November 2019
Index Points to Slower Midwest Economic Growth in November