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Chicago Purchasing Managers Index Decreased to 67.6

Business activity in the U.S. grew less than forecast in April, at a pace that’s consistent with steady expansion in the world’s largest economy.

The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago Inc. said today its business barometer dropped to 67.6 from March’s 70.6 level. Figures greater than 50 signal expansion, and the median forecast in a Bloomberg News survey of economists called for a decline to 68.2.