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MNI: Chicago Business Barometer™ Falls further to 52.1 in July

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Chicago Business Barometer Tumbles 3.9-points to the lowest level since August 2020.

The Chicago Business BarometerTM, produced with MNI, slid further in July, extending June’s decline. The indicator fell 3.9-points to 52.1, the lowest level since August 2020.

All main indicators decreased except for prices paid and employment, the latter of which hit the highest level since October 2021. Production, New Orders, Order Backlogs and Supplier Deliveries are all back around 2020 levels.

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The Chicago Business BarometerTM, produced with MNI, slid further in July, extending June’s decline. The indicator fell 3.9-points to 52.1, the lowest level since August 2020.

All main indicators decreased except for prices paid and employment, the latter of which hit the highest level since October 2021. Production, New Orders, Order Backlogs and Supplier Deliveries are all back around 2020 levels.

Keep reading...Show less