About This ArticleSeptember 2009
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.90 in August, down from –0.56 in July.

Index Shows Economic Activity Lower in August
Last Updated: 09/28/09
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.90 in August, down from –0.56 in July. Three of the four broad categories of indicators made negative contributions to the CFNAI in August; the production and income category made a positive contribution to the index for the second consecutive month.