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Is a Strong Economy Translating Into More New Homes?

The national economy took an upturn in February, according to the Chicago Fed's latest National Activity Index. Released Monday, the CFNAI—which measures 85 economic markers—for February landed at 0.88. That's 0.02 above January numbers. The news, however, wasn't as good ...

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The Week Ahead: Gauging the Economy With the Chicago Fed

On Monday at 8:30 a.m. EST, the Chicago Fed will release its National Activity Index, a monthly index tracking inflation and overall economic activity. The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) is a weighted average tracking 85 different monthly economic ...

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Fed Economists to Lead Public Discussion in Flint, Michigan, on January 22

Two economists from the Detroit branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will lead an economic forecast discussion on Thursday, January 22, in Flint, Michigan, according to an announcement from Baker College of Flint Center for Business. Senior economist Paul Traub and business economist Martin Lavelle, both of the Detroit branch of Chicago's Fed Bank, will lead the discussion, which will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at Baker College in Flint on Thursday

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