Chicago Fed Index Slides to -0.85

Siegel, Gary E.
May 2003
Bond Buyer;5/30/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31646, p2
Trade Publication
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index for April 2003 decreased to negative 0.85 from a downwardly revised negative 0.69 reading in March, originally reported as negative 0.67. Weakness in the employment-and production-related data categories made the largest negative contributions to the index, the Fed said. Production contributed negative 0.43 to the monthly index, while employment contributed negative 0.37.


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