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Atlanta Fed Index
A manufacturing survey that covers prominent manufacturing states like Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, and Louisiana.
One of many regional surveys that measure manufacturing activity. These surveys can be of some help in forecasting the national manufacturing activity levels - particularly the Philadelphia and Chicago surveys which are more closely watched due to their timeliness and the fact that these regions represent a reasonable cross section of national manufacturing activities. This report is released after the National Association Purchasing Managers (NAPM) survey and is therefore of limited value.Importance (A-F): D. Source: Varies - Purchasing managers'' organizations and Federal Reserve banks.