CFNAI Super Index Shows Economy Now Improving At Normal Growth Trend Rate In October 2013

Written by Steven Hansen The economy was better in October 2013 based on the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) 3 month moving (3MA) average. The release of this index was delayed due to the government shutdown.

CFNAI Super Index Shows Economy Again Improved In September 2013

Written by Steven Hansen The economy was better in September 2013 based on the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) 3 month moving (3MA) average. The release of this index was delayed due to the government shutdown.

CFNAI Super Index Shows Economy Again Improved In August 2013 but ….

Written by Steven Hansen The economy was better in August 2013 based on the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) 3 month moving (3MA) average. However, this month was better because of significant backward revision to the previous month’s data.

CFNAI Super Index Shows Economy Improved In June 2013

Written by Steven Hansen The economy was better in June 2013 based on the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) 3 month moving (3MA) average increasing from -0.43 (reported last month) to -0.26. The 3MA has now been in negative territory for four months, but still well above the levels associated with recessions. This suggests …