Chicago Business Barometer™ & Research
Monthly Survey - Chicago Business Barometer™
The ISM Chicago Business Survey, is a regional view of the national economy; is a time-tested, market-moving report. The Chicago Report™ is available to subscribers on the last working day each month. The Chicago Business Barometer™ summarizes current Business Activity. The Barometer is considered to be a leading indicator of the U.S.A. economy.
For more than seven decades, the Chicago Business Barometer™ has been providing leading insight on the U.S. economy. The Chicago Business Barometer™ is delivered to subscribers via the MNI Chicago Report™, a monthly report published by MNI Indicators that presents valuable information on the U.S. economic activity and a fresh look at current U.S. business conditions. The report consists of seven Business Activity indicators and three Buying Policy indicators that represent activity and preformance levels compared to the prior month.
Purchasing and Supply Management professionals in the Chicago area, primarily members of ISM Chicago, are polled to assess business conditions for their respective companies every month.
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Periodically, ISM Chicago may invite our members and community to participate in additional research.
Chicago Business Barometer™ declined by a further 0.7 points in February to 43.6, the lowest since November 2022. The headline index signalled a sixth consecutive month of contractionary activity.
Production, Employment and Prices Paid indicators declined over the month in February, with Production recording the steepest deterioration. All indicators barring Supplier Deliveries and Prices Paid were in contractive terriority (sub-50).
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