Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Release: Chicago Fed National Activity Index
A zero value for the index indicates that the national economy is expanding at its historical trend rate of growth; negative values indicate below-average growth; and positive values indicate above-average growth.
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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago Fed National Activity Index: Personal Consumption and Housing [CANDH], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CANDH, October 21, 2018.