Midwest Manufacturing Output Increased in September
The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index (CFMMI) increased 0.4% in September, to a seasonally adjusted level of 85.2 (2007 = 100). Revised data show the index increased 0.5% in August. The Federal Reserve Board’s industrial production index for manufacturing (IPMFG) increased 0.4% in September. Regional output in September rose 7.2% from a year earlier, and national output increased 4.3%.