About This ArticleMarch 2010
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.64 in February, down from –0.04 in January.

Index Shows Economic Activity Slowed in February
Last Updated: 03/22/10

Led by declines in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index decreased to –0.64 in February, down from –0.04 in January. Three of the four broad categories of indicators that make up the index deteriorated, and only the sales, orders, and inventories category made a positive contribution.