About This ArticleJune 2013
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) was –0.30 in May, up from –0.52 in April.

Index Shows Economic Activity Slightly Improved in May
Last Updated: 06/24/13
Led by improvements in production-related indicators, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) increased to –0.30 in May from –0.52 in April. Two of the four broad categories of indicators that make up the index increased from April, but only one of the four categories made a positive contribution to the index in May.