About This ArticleDecember 2011
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index was –0.37 in November, down from –0.11 in October.

Index Shows Economic Activity Decreased in November
Last Updated: 12/22/11
Led by declines in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index decreased to –0.37 in November from –0.11 in October. Two of the four broad categories of indicators that make up the index decreased from October, and only the employment, unemployment, and hours category was positive in November.