Posted September 25, 2017

Chicago Fed National Activity Index slowed in August

Led by declines in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index moved down to –0.31 in August from +0.03 in July.

Two of the four broad categories of indicators that make up the index decreased from July, and two of the four categories made negative contributions to the index in August. The index’s three-month moving average decreased to –0.04 in August from a neutral reading in July.

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