About This ArticleJuly 2010

The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.63 in June, down from +0.31 in May.

Index Shows Economic Activity Declined in June
Last Updated: 07/26/10

Led by deterioration in production- and employment-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index declined to –0.63 in June, down from +0.31 in May. Three of the four broad categories of indicators that make up the index made negative contributions in June, while the sales, orders, and inventories category made the lone positive contribution.