About This ArticleApril 2010

The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.07 in March, up from –0.44 in February.


Index Shows Economic Activity Improved in March
Last Updated: 04/29/10

Led by improvements in production- and employment-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index increased to –0.07 in March, up from –0.44 in February. Three of the four broad categories of indicators that make up the index made positive contributions in March, while the consumption and housing category made the lone negative contribution.