About This ArticleJune 2010

The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was +0.21 in May, down slightly from +0.25 in April.


Index Shows Economic Activity Continued to Expand in May
Last Updated: 06/28/10

The Chicago Fed National Activity Index edged lower to +0.21 in May from +0.25 in April. Production indicators continued to make strong contributions to the index in May, while weaker contributions from employment- and housing-related indicators accounted for the slight decrease in the index from April.