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The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.32 in November, up sharply from –1.02 in October.


Index Shows Economic Activity Improved in November
Last Updated: 12/21/09

Led by improvements in production-related and employment-related indicators,the Chicago Fed National Activity Index increased to –0.32 in November, up sharply from –1.02 in October. Two of the four broad categories of indicators that make up the index improved, although only the production and income category made a positive contribution.