The Chicago Fed National Activity Index for December widened to negative 3.26 from a revised negative 2.78 reading in November, originally reported as negative 2.47.

Meanwhile, the three-month moving average, or CFNAI-MA3, improved to negative 2.40 in December from November’s revised negative 2.56 reading, initially reported as negative 2.49, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago reported yesterday.

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.