TABLE-Chicago Fed Midwest factory activity rises in Nov

CHICAGO, Dec 27 (BestGrowthStock) – Following are details from
the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank’s Midwest manufacturing index.

Percent change from month prior (seasonally adjusted) and
from year earlier:

Nov ’10 Oct ’10 (revised) Sept ’10 Nov ’10/09
CFMMI 0.4 0.3 0.5 7.9
Auto -2.2 -0.1 0.6 6.1
Steel 2.3 -0.1 0.2 18.0
Machinery 1.4 2.0 -0.4 12.1
Resources 0.4 -0.6 1.1 5.1

Index levels (2007=100)

(Federal Reserve Board’s industrial production index for
manufacturing is given for comparison):

Nov ’10 Oct ’10 (revised) Sept ’10
CFMMI 81.1 80.8 80.6
Auto 67.1 68.6 68.6
Steel 77.6 75.8 75.9
Machinery 77.9 76.9 75.3
Resources 95.0 94.6 95.1
IPMFG 92.4 92.1 91.8

NOTES:

The Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index is a monthly
estimate of manufacturing output in the region by major
industries. The survey covers the five states that make up the
seventh Federal Reserve district: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,
Michigan and Wisconsin.

Historical data available at http://www.chicagofed.org

The next data release for the Chicago Fed’s Midwest
Manufacturing Index will be January 27, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. EST
(1330 GMT)

TABLE-Chicago Fed Midwest factory activity rises in Nov