The D6 Factor rose modestly by 0.18 point in October.
- The October D6 Factor rose to –0.91, a level last seen in February 2008.
- On a year-over-year basis, the index has climbed more than 4 points.
- October marks the 14th consecutive month of increases, rising a total of 4.5 index points from its historic low in August 2009.
Note: A negative value indicates that economic conditions are weak.
Updated January 4, 2011